This article has been amended 28th August to include a more appropriate rebuttal of the allegation levelled against the Iona Institute* and updates at the end. Earlier this week some
Suggested new logo for the National Women's Council of Ireland which is concerned about men's rights to participate in women's sport
Women and girls are provided with protection on the grounds of sex under our equality legislation. FLAC has just published guidance for making submissions to the Public Consultation on the review of this legislation. Why have they not mentioned the need to protect the rights of women and girls?
"Colm O’Gorman, executive director of Amnesty International Ireland, said that while newspapers were free to run adverts according to their own guidelines, they should respect human rights." Is "legitimate representation" a human right for women?
Why is the National Women's Council of Ireland representing the interests of "transgender women and girls", who are males, in an organization which says its mission is to "lead and to be a catalyst in the achievement of equality for women"?
Why were TENI, the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland, involved in discussing with the HSE's National Screening Service the type of language to be used in CervicalCheck information which is intended to reach as many women as possible in order to protect our lives and health?
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?