Predators like Weinstein operate because we permit them to

The slew of actresses who have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault from a single perpetrator, Harvey Weinstein, have brought to light the seedy world of Hollywood we all suspected to exist.   Hollywood turns against him only now, after years of rumours and allegations. He was expelled from the Academy of […]

Women in the workplace

  International Women’s Week continued with its slogan #BeBoldForChange with an event co-hosted by two individual students, Aislinn Brennan and Estelle Reeves Long, breaking the trend of a society-dominated week. More of an informal panel discussion in comparison to other events, three female speakers discussed their own experiences of being “Women in the Workplace”.   […]

The Repeal campaign is not without its flaws

The Repeal the 8th movement has recently brought the issue of abortion to the fore of Irish life. While the right to choose to have an abortion seems fundamental, there is a danger that repealing the 8th Amendment will be seen as the end rather than simply the means to valuing women in society. As […]

Have we forgotten what is it to show respect?

On Sunday night, while staying in a rented apartment in Paris during Paris Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian West was robbed by two armed men who bound and gagged her before placing her in the bathtub and stealing $10 million worth of jewellery. As is to be expected in the case of a celebrity whose fame […]

UCC Student Centre removes “disrespectful and overly sexualised” adverts after complaints from students

Posters, depicting female bodies, ran slogans such as “Cheap looking,” “Do my buns look big in this?” and “What’s your cup size?”

I’ve spent my degree tiptoeing around sexist lecturers

Teaching staff aren’t held accountable for their behaviour; female students pay the price.

Hist committee divided amid allegations of bullying

The committee split made public this week has allegedly pitted five officers against the auditor and one other officer.

Not our fight: the complicity of silence

Naoise Dolan on the importance of calling out bigotry

Auditor of the Hist distances himself from anonymous statement

Female Hist members discuss sexism in debating: “It’s a boys’ club”

Earlier this week, demands were made by female committee members of the Hist which it was hoped would combat gender discrimination. Catherine Healy speaks to four of the five signatories to those demands.

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