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Woman

Woman

In a year in which the HSE removed the word "women" from a cancer screening service for women, we celebrate what we are with this poem "Woman".

Irish children and the Tavistock

Irish children and the Tavistock

"The issue at the heart of this claim is whether informed consent in the legal sense can be given by such children and young persons." What implications does Keira Bell's win have for the treatment of Irish children who have been referred to the Tavistock?

Censorship
Censorship, Amnesty, NWCI, ideology, misogyny

Censorship

Gender ideology threatens women's rights but Amnesty International and the National Women's Council of Ireland are among several groups which have called on the "media, and politicians to no longer provide legitimate representation" to what they describe as bigoted views.

HSE inclusiveness excludes "women" from cervical cancer screening guidance
gender neutral, CervicalCheck, HSE, WHO, women, inclusive, cancer, sex specific disease

HSE inclusiveness excludes "women" from cervical cancer screening guidance

"CervicalCheck is a population screening programme, which means it has the opportunity to improve the health of the eligible population. We aim to make the programme accessible and inclusive of everyone in the population.." Except for "women" that is. Why is the HSE excluding us?

Why were four times more girls than boys referred to the Tavistock last year from Ireland?
Tavistock, Gender dysphoria, Prevalence, Gender Recognition Act review group, ICGP

Why were four times more girls than boys referred to the Tavistock last year from Ireland?

A 2014 survey of adults attending a Dublin gender clinic found suspected or confirmed gender dysphoria in nearly three times as many men as women. But last year four times as many girls as boys were referred from here to the UK's Gender Identity Development Services. Why is this?

Legislation on gender self-identification
Gender Recognition Bill, Gender Recognition Act review group, Self-id, Yogyakarta Principles, marriage equality, Dentons, Gender Recognition Certificate, Michael O'Flaherty

Legislation on gender self-identification

A government advisory group recommended medical gate keeping for a Gender Recognition Certificate but with weeks to go the bill was completely altered and became a self-id Gender Recognition Act in 2015. Why did legislators agree to this change and why were women's rights not considered?

What are the Yogyakarta Principles and what do they seek to achieve?
Yogyakarta Principles, YP+10, Department of Foreign Affairs, Michael O'Flaherty, SOGI, Declaration on Women's Sex Based Rights, gender identity

What are the Yogyakarta Principles and what do they seek to achieve?

A set of principles, which are not binding on the State and which the Irish public has never had a chance to discuss or vote on, are being cited in Irish government reports on gender with far reaching consequences for women and children.