Image based sexual violence came to the forefront in Ireland in 2020. New laws on the issue have since come-in, but the conversation cannot end with legislation.
With news coming out daily about the historical poor treatment of women in both Northern Ireland and the Republic, Ellen McVeigh writes on how the liberation of women on the island has always been a 32 county issue, and continues to require cross-border momentum
Dr. Caroline West introduces her Glow West podcast, about all things sex, sexuality and the body.
The Handmaid’s Tale has been reviewed countless times, but a revisit in the context of recent political developments reveals that it is increasingly important to remember that progress made in gender equality worldwide has been hard-won.
The International Labour Organisation has declared 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. What protections exist against child labour and what are the current threats against its abolition?
We witness gender stereotypes every day, but how many of us truly notice? How much of it is so ingrained into our culture and psyche that we are simply blind to it? They usually serve a useful function by providing us with mental shortcuts to spare us any unnecessary cognitive effort; however, they are often detrimental and limiting when we, or indeed others, do not conform to these straightforward dichotomies.
Covid-19 has prompted us to re-think our systems of travel. In particular, it has encouraged many people to lose a few extra wheels and take to a saddle, handlebars and peddles instead with cycling.
One of the world’s longest-standing conflicts has been re-ignited by Armenia and Azerbaijan with their struggle over Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous territory of 150,000 people. Here’s the 32-year conflict explained.
On 27 September, the organisation Abolish Direct Provision Ireland (ADPI) held an online conference titled “Voices from Direct Provision.” The purpose of the event, which was chaired by ADPI volunteer Louise, was to raise awareness about the adversity experienced by asylum seekers and provide a platform to share their stories.
A platform at the international level to make the voices of indigenous communities heard and taken into consideration in the realm of climate change and climate forced migration is paramount.