We cant accept this as being the norm USI President Síona Cahill

first_img 79 Comments Friday 8 Mar 2019, 8:30 AM An end to gender-based violence and harassmentClosure of the gender pay gapAn end to precarious conditions in work and housingSolidarity with the struggle for abortion rights in the North.Síona Cahill, President of the Union of Students in Ireland, said the events would highlight the fact that in modern-day Ireland, “the reality is that there are women every day who are scared to go to work, who are scared to go home to their partners, and we can’t accept this as being the norm anymore”.  By Andrew Roberts 15,504 Views Mar 8th 2019, 8:31 AM Subscribe for more videos https://jrnl.ie/4528117 center_img ‘We can’t accept this as being the norm’: USI President Síona Cahill on why she’s calling for mass walkouts today Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today. ACTIVISTS AND UNIONS are calling for people in Ireland to take part in mass walkouts later today as part of International Women’s Day. A large protest is planned on O’Connell Bridge in Dublin and people are being asked to leave their workplaces or colleges at 3pm to join, or to join local demonstrations in other parts of the country.The demonstration, according to organisers, will call for: Share127 Tweet Email Short URL Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTube Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img


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