History
Women’s Suffrage in Ireland

June 2, (1918)

Facts and figures

Leadership and political participation – [UN Women]
‘Women in Politics’ map – [UN Women]
Women in Parliaments: World Classification – [IPU]

Women’s right to vote

International Women’s Day 2017

Thousands Shut Down Ireland’s Streets In Legal Abortion Protests
International Women’s Day marchers are optimistic, but change in a Roman Catholic country doesn’t come so easily.
huffingtonpost.com/entry/ireland-abortion-ban_us_58bc6067e4b0d2821b4ed43b

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters
Campaigners stage a protest to demand more liberal abortion laws, in Dublin, Ireland March 8, 2017. Polls have shown nearly three-quarters of the country is now in favor of more liberal abortion laws.

International Women's Day, March 8, 2017, Ireland, Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters

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