and protection needed for women

Senator Zappone publishes gender recognition Bill
Legislation would not require married transgender individuals to divorce
Gender Recognition Bill still problematic, campaigners say
Transgender rights activists query medical evaluation clause as debate starts in Seanad
Transgender law open to review, says Humphreys
Senators claim deficiencies in the Gender Recognition Bill 2014
Roderic O’Gorman: Conversion therapy is a cruel process rooted in the promotion of shame
No ban on conversion therapy would restrict professionals from assisting their patients
MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

Gay Conversion Therapy | Newstalk
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Bill to ban conversion therapy poses problems for therapists
Forcing sexual orientation shifts must be outlawed but gender identity needs focus
Children’s Minister seeks to ban conversion therapy after meeting with Sinn Féin and cross party coalition group
Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman is seeking to ban conversion therapy after meeting with Sinn Féin and a cross party coalition group.
Artist honours 118 women killed by men by painting their portraits
Between 2009 and 2018, 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK
Northern Ireland High Court: Requirement to show medical ‘disorder’ for gender recognition certificate held incompatible with ECHR
The High Court in Northern Ireland has determined that the requirement for an applicant under the Gender Recognition Act 2004 to prove they are suffering from a medical “disorder” was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. The court held that a diagnosis of a disorder was an an…
North’s rights chief is gay advocate
PROFILE: Michael O’Flaherty has carried out much work promoting human rights
‘A person’s sexual orientation is not up for debate’: O’Gorman moves to outlaw conversion therapy in Ireland
The move comes after a new cross-party all-island coalition this week called for the practice to be banned.
Helen McEntee interview on misogyny, Seamus Woulfe, Gardaí receiving vaccines and becoming Fine Gael leader
The ear-piercing sound of the Dáil voting bell is ringing through the Dublin Convention Centre and Helen McEntee is laughing behind her pink face mask. The Sunday Independent has just asked her if she wants to be Fine Gael leader.
Not all hate-speech acts merit a criminal-law response – IHREC
Body sets out concerns on media regulation
Languages bill to scrap need for Irish speakers’ titles
Irish-language speakers may no longer be obliged to use a title in their dealing with the state under promised legislative changes.“Honorifics” or titles such as “Mr, Mrs, Ms” and “an t-Uasal” in
Gay conversion therapy bill must not be forgotten, says senator
The bill to ban conversion therapy can not get lost in the build up of legislation that will pass after the pandemic, a Sinn Féin senator has said.Conversion therapy is a pseudoscientific process
Plans To Change Transition Process For Transgender Teens | Newstalk
The new children’s minister wants to make it easier for under 16s to change their gender. Mi...
Fine Gael seeking law change to let under-16s legally change gender
Children under the age of 16 would be able to legally change their gender under plans being discussed by Fine Gael.
Laws to make it easier for teens to change gender
Laws to make it easier for people aged 16 and 17 to legally change their gender will be introduced by the Fianna Fail-Fine Gael-Green Government.
Stephen Kirwan: Pitfalls and uncertainties in Ireland’s gender recognition laws
Stephen Kirwan, solicitor at KOD Lyons, explores the pitfalls and uncertainties remaining under Ireland’s gender recognition laws. On July 15th 2015, the Irish Government passed the Gender Recognition Act 2015. The Act gives transgender people full legal recognition of their preferred gender and a…
Trans rights ‘pass under radar’
An international organisation that supports transgender rights has praised activists in Ireland for passing legislation “under the radar” by “latching trans rights legislation on to more popular legal
The Irish state will now accept trans people’s own declaration of their gender
Married trans people will also not be required to get a divorce, to have their gender recognised.
Gender Recognition Bill is in violation of international human rights law
Irish Bill needs to be amended to respect transgender people’s dignity and freedom
A Problematic Gender Recognition Bill

Link still works for article above: The University Times, March 10th 2015, Sinéad Baker examines the Gender Recognition Bill, due to reach its next stage on Wednesday