HSE concern at sex assaults on residents of care centres
The HSE is drawing up a national policy on sexual assaults and harassment in nursing homes, residential and care centres amid concerns over delays in reporting cases and providing immediate care for victims.
Penneys set to ditch unisex changing rooms following customer complaints
Penneys is making a return to women-only changing rooms after complaints about unisex spaces in the UK hit the store in recent weeks.
Irish Mail on Sunday, 30th October 2022
Gardaí investigate alleged lockdown rape at care centre
Gardaí are investigating an allegation that a young woman with an intellectual disability was raped by a staff member in a residential facility during lockdown.


Desire for uniformity will end single-sex schools
Schools should reflect the wishes of parents above all. Since it is their children who are being educated, parents should have the biggest say in how they are t
Gender neutral toilets in the pipeline for Leinster House | Business Post
Baby changing stations and free period products are some of the changes on way with a review of restroom facilities in the Oireachtas
New women’s health tsar to combat ‘gender health gap’
A women’s health ambassador will be appointed to help reduce “gender health inequality” in England after a review found that four out of five women believed they were not properly listened to by doctors and other health professionals.Maria Caulfield, the minister for women’s health, said that some o
No access to domestic violence refuge in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown – report
Over 2,000 women, girls over 15 in area ‘will experience physical or sexual abuse by a partner’
Female-only spaces needed in homeless services - report
There is an urgent need for a female-only wellness centre to respond to the challenges faced by women experiencing homeless and addiction, according to a new report from Merchants Quay Ireland.
Brenda Power: Deliver us from being called pregnant people
During radio discussions on the issue of maternity hospital access by partners last week I heard several campaigners for eased restrictions refer to “pregnant p
‘He was known as the office creep’ – former Bank of Ireland employee tells of repeated harassment
A woman who won a sexual harassment case against Bank of Ireland in Belfast has said her employer failed to protect her from a man who had been described to her by co-workers as “the office creep”.
Ireland’s complicated relationship with infant formula
Forty years after a WHO advertising code was introduced to limit how infant formula is marketed, Ireland produces 13% of the global supply. But in an ...
Cancer Research UK: losing “woman” means losing lives
Cervical screening rates have fallen to a 20-year low in England. 5,000,000 women are invited to screening each year in the UK yet 1 in 4 does not attend. Every year more than 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer & 890 die.
CervicalCheck is for ‘women’ again as screening advice gets updated
“Women” have been reinstated in the health service’s national cervical screening advice following complaints over their replacement by “anyone with a cervix”.The National Women’s Council of Ireland

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Cervical screening during Covid-19: Here’s why it’s important to book your test
Covid-19 has changed all our lives. It’s affected our health, our jobs, our freedoms and our connections with others. We’ve all had to stay home and stay apart from friends and loved ones to reduce the risk of catching Covid-19. But it’s important not to lose sight of other aspects…
Peter Boylan says new cancer screening wording is ‘confusing’ | Newstalk
A consultant obstetrician says the Health Service Executive (HSE) should reverse a ‘confusing’ de...
Listen Back | Newstalk
Listen back to interview with Dr Peter Boylan, former Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 6th October 2020 - starts at 00.49.55
National Women’s Council of Ireland to HSE: change ‘anyone with a cervix’ advice
The National Women’s Council of Ireland says it is a “mistake” for the HSE to replace the word “woman” with “anyone with a cervix” in its national cervical screening advice.The NWCI hopes to meet the
Controversy over HSE’s removal of word “woman” from cervical cancer information | BreakingNews.ie
The HSE has defended the removal of the word, saying it aimed to use language inclusive of everyone
HSE defends removing references to ‘women’ in online cervical cancer information
Webpage about screening programme refers to ‘anyone with a cervix’
WRC makes €3,000 award to breastfeeding mother
A government department has been ordered to pay €3,000 compensation to a worker who was denied access to a private room where she could breastfeed.The mother made a complaint to the Workplace