cost of an abortion

The Average Cost of an Abortion for an…

Recent figures from the United Kingdom's Department of Health show that in 2016, 3,265 women from Ireland traveled to the UK to access abortion services that are criminalised in their own country. Collectively, these women…

clothing size

Women’s Clothing Size is a Sham

We all know how it goes. You're in the changing room of your favourite shop, trying on a pair of size 10 jeans. They fit like a glove. You then head over to another store…

Catcalling and Why it’s Total Bullshit

How does catcalling work? "Hey sexy! C'mere!" the 21 year old gentleman proclaims, as him and his friend pass by a young woman. Flattered, the damsel walks towards the chariot. The young man steps out,…

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Repeal: The Basics

  So you've seen people wearing the REPEAL jumpers, you've seen the stickers, the graffiti, the weekly news articles, the television debates, the Facebook statuses. But you're still a bit clueless as to what it…

Social Class and the 8th Amendment

Social class is the segmentation of individuals in society, based on their socioeconomic status. In capitalistic modern day society, there are generally three types of social class in Ireland. These consist of lower, middle and…

The Catholic Church and Women’s Oppression

In a predominately catholic country, women have often been subjected to inequality. Catholic Ireland of the 1920s shaped society in such a way that restricted women’s opportunities and choices in regards to many aspects of…