Hearing Women's Voices - #WakingTheFeminists

This paper was delivered at University College Cork's Women's Studies 'Women's Voices in Ireland' conference on the 10th June 2017. Advocacy and its role in achieving gender equality in Ireland is a well-established phenomenon. The rise, recession and rise again of activism, advocacy and issue representation throughout the 20th and 21st century can be clearly traced and documented to periods of severe social decline, regressive social policy and an often mainly reactive government approach to women’s issues. Given todays’ conference theme links to both the decade of revolution, and the decade of commemoration, my paper seeks to illuminate the extraordinary resonance of one particular advoca

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