In October last year, the Countess team raised concerns with the HSE and the Ombudsman for Children about the guidance provided by the HSE on… Read More »The HSE and the Ombudsman for Children are ignoring potential harm to children from TENI website.
Gender Recognition (Amendment) (Prisons) Bill 2023 New Bill aims to amend the GRA 2015 and stop males being housed in Irish women’s prisons The Bill… Read More »Historic Bill Drafted by Laoise De Brún BL
Introduction On Tuesday June 13th Irish senators debated the controversial Criminal Justice (Incitement to Violence or Hatred and Hate Offences) Bill 2022. With very short… Read More »Save Free Speech Rally: Laoise de Brún BL
Anne Conway, veteran women’s rights campaigner, spoke at Kellie-Jay Keen’s Let Women Speak rally in Belfast on 16th April. All the women there that day… Read More »Let Women Speak Belfast – Speech by Anne Conway
The Irish Times recently found itself at the centre of a controversy when an article by Adriana Acosta-Cortez questioning the potential racism of fake tan… Read More »Fake Tan, Racism, and the Complexities of Hate Offences Bill: Unveiling Societal Tensions
Amending the Gender Recognition Act 2015 to Protect Women Following the chaos surrounding Scotland’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill, which ultimately contributed to the resignation of… Read More »Is It Time for an Irish Gender Recognition Reform Bill?
Senator Regina Doherty’s appearance before the Scottish Parliament’s Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee on June 22nd was an extraordinary example of how gender… Read More »Scottish Committee Car crash: Regina Doherty says the quiet bit out loud
The Countess is the new grassroots movement on everyone’s lips this week. We have launched a powerful and searing campaign video which is a call-to-arms to defend the words “girl”, “woman”, “female” and “mother” from the march of what… Read More »Countess Campaign: These Words Belong to Us