Jan Melia

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Belfast Feminist Network activists hold a protest outside Kingspan Stadium in east Belfast last week ahead of Ulster’s Pro14 match against the Ospreys, to call on Ulster Rugby and IRFU for action against what they claim is a misogynistic culture in rugby. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Ulster Rugby chiefs have agreed to meet with representatives of Northern Ireland’s Women’s Aid Federation in the aftermath of the rugby rape trial and(...)

Ulster Rugby sponsorship: Bank of Ireland has a 20-year-relationship with the sports organisation, including as shirt sponsor. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The long-time Ulster Rugby sponsor Bank of Ireland has welcomed the organisation’s announcement that it and the IRFU are to review their structures an(...)

Rape rule: the UK policy limits tax credits to two children but provides an exemption for subsequent children conceived by rape. Photograph: Cultura/Getty

The launch of the UK government’s “rape rule” for child tax credits has been plunged into uncertainty, with experts warning that women in Northern Ire(...)