Lifestyle

Why we still need to call ourselves feminists

March 15, 2020

In sharp contrast to Woolf’s observation of a woman’s role in history, women now have the ability to vote, voice their thoughts, follow their career goals and live as equals to their male counterparts more than ever before. But in spite of all of these things women are still very often subjected to double standards and expectations still looming from Woolf’s time.

Inspirations

Powerful Irish women in the film industry

February 5, 2020

Arguably Ireland’s most successful actor/actress, dominating the Hollywood scene, is 25 year-old Saoirse Ronan. She’s the second-youngest four-time Oscar nominee ever and her recent role in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women will undoubtedly cement her name as one of the greats

Lifestyle

The history of feminism in Ireland

December 11, 2019

Feminism in Ireland can be identified from the early 1900’s. In 1918, women could only vote at the age of 30 and only if they have property or university qualifications but men were allowed to vote at the age of 21 with no qualifications.

Lifestyle

Porn for women

February 7, 2018

Deputy Lifestyle Editor Adam Daly spoke with PHD student Caroline West about her research into the discourse between feminism and porn

Lifestyle

Hollywood say TimesUp in style

February 7, 2018

As award season continues in Hollywood, the stars have used fashion to make their biggest statement yet, to stand in solidarity with the TimesUp movement.

Opinion

Opinion: Has feminism taken a turn for the worse?

February 8, 2017

Lucy Mangan argues that although feminism has advanced in society in recent years, perhaps is has taken a turn for the worst in its aim to promote the equal rights of both men and women.

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Features

The young women changing the face of the Third World

November 14, 2014

Rebecca Lumley looks at the brave young women who have overcome incidents of rape, murder and poverty in the world’s most repressive societies and are now leading a new generation of female leaders.

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Features

The Fight For Equality

October 1, 2014

A closer look at Emma Watson’s powerful speech on feminism and the ongoing fight for gender equality.