To mark International Women’s Day, Dolapo Agunbiade discusses the period poverty progress being made in the first world
Despite having a cultural identity defined by its opposition to the norms of polite, middle class society – skateboarding is still overwhelmingly dominated by cishet young men. Jake Hurley explores how women and non-binary skaters are carving out their own space in the scene
It’s no secret that a significant gender gap exists within both study and employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors. In 2014, the proportion of male graduates in STEM areas in Ireland, was the highest in the EU while the proportion of female graduates in Ireland, at 10 per 1,000 of the population aged 20-29, was the ninth lowest rate in the EU.
What happens when women suffer from severe period pains? Louise Carroll reports.