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Lynn Enright: When will Ireland introduce paid miscarriage leave?


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by Lynn Enright
08th Apr 2021

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People experiencing miscarriage should not find themselves relying on sick leave or the goodwill of employers, but will a new Irish Bill change that?

Sometimes, as a woman, there are news stories that, while intended to be uplifting or inspiring, actually make you frustrated about the glacial speed of social progress.  Ecstatic headlines about the fact that Kamala Harris is the first-ever female vice-President of America are one such example; it’s great to have a woman, and a woman of colour, in such a significant role – but surely it feels obscenely overdue rather than genuinely groundbreaking?  When the...

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