Now for NI: Fighting for abortion rights in the North

By Emma Campbell. Just last week Alliance for Choice in Belfast and Derry signed two letters – one was a joint letter from some of the pro-choice groups in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) to health minister Simon Harris TD about the shameful gaps and barriers built in to the […]

#MeToo: Women get organised against sexual harassment in the workplace

Guest post by Amelia Martínez Lobo. Over the past several months, workers in the European Parliament have organised a campaign against the sexist harassment and violence that we experience in the absence of guarantees and protection of actionable protocols. The #MeToo movement in the European Parliament has as its fundamental […]

Women’s unpaid labour: A key site of struggle for the trade union movement

By Amy Ward. The overwhelming vote for repeal of the Eighth Amendment represents a cathartic, watershed moment for Irish society. But the result should not be seen as Ireland’s coming of age, as its entry into the modern world, or as a gift conferred on us by the establishment parties […]