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Playing gender roles in Men At Play

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GENDER - Is it something you are born with, or is it a social construct, a set of behaviour and attitudes, imposed on, and expected from individuals simply because of the genitalia they were born with?

Bodies, institutions, and art

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HOW AN individual's body is treated by the State, as well as by corporate, medical and pharmaceutical institutions, is the theme of a new exhibition, about to open at the Galway Arts Centre.

Mayo's sporty women could provide insight on gender gap

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A new report on sports participation rates in Mayo and Sligo has found that women here are massively bucking the national trend by being more active than their male counterparts.

Westmeath ranks 22nd for female political representation

Women for Election has marked International Women’s Day by issuing a report card for the major political parties as the focus turns to candidate selection for the next General Election.

Just a quarter of all Galway election candidates in 2014 were women

More than one in four candidates selected by the major political parties to contest elections in Galway city last year were women.

Empower young girls early' says Healy Eames, if we want more women in politics

All the talk about gender quotas being the solution to more women in politics remains to be seen. Fundamentally it's false. Let's face it, quotas are a fabricated means (in Ireland's case man-made!) to put women on tickets because we have failed spectacularly otherwise.

Sixteen Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

The international 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence against Women runs from November 25, (which is UN Day Opposing Violence against Women), to December 10 (which is Human Rights Day).

Galway model features on cover of Gay Community News

Ivan Fahy has become the first young Galway person to feature on the cover of Gay Community News. Mr Fahy also discusses his androgynous modelling career in this month’s edition of the flagship magazine for Ireland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Celebrating the wonders of women 

Tomorrow women around the globe can raise a glass to themselves and toast International Women's Day. Whether a homemaker, mudwrestler, or international diplomat, women may still be underestimated, but crucially they no longer underestimate themselves. 

16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women

This year marks the 21st year of the global 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence against Women. Violence against women is an enormous problem in Ireland with thousands of women experiencing rape, physical assaults, emotional and financial abuse and many other forms of exploitation every day.

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