Tags: Gender Equality

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Book Review: The Public Woman by Joan Smith

Book Review: The Public Woman by Joan Smith

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2013 by Elizabeth O’Casey

In her book The Public Woman (The Westbourne Press, 2013), published this month, Joan Smith catalogues the various forms and dimensions of control, coercion and misogynist abuse of women in the UK and beyond. Her book seeks a reconfiguration of the public... Read More »

Tags: Gender Equality, Reviews

Education for Choice launch report into abortion education in UK schools

Education for Choice launch report into abortion education in UK schools

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 by Education for Choice

Guest post by Education for Choice

Our new report 'Abortion Education in the UK: Failing our young people?' reveals the extent of poor-quality education on the topic of abortion.

Some teachers and external speakers delivering lessons on abortion have been found... Read More »

Tags: Religious education, Gender Equality, Reproductive Rights

The Malala Effect

The Malala Effect

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 by

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November).

"Ensuring women's and girls' rights, eliminating discrimination and achieving gender equality... Read More »

Tags: Equality & Human Rights, Gender Equality

Ireland awaits Human Rights report on its abortion law

Ireland awaits Human Rights report on its abortion law

Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 by Claire McCormack

By Claire McCormack

Ireland awaits a September report on its abortion laws by a European Court of Human Rights panel of experts at a time of rising political tensions over the issue and a backdrop of steep declines in the popularity of religion.

In Ireland ,... Read More »

Tags: Gender Equality, Church & State, Catholic Church, Reproductive Rights, Ireland

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