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May 13, 2012

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‘Only those who don’t do care dismiss it’ Prof. Kathleen Lynch

Yesterday in Dublin, the Second Countess Markievicz School addressed the themes of Women & the Constitution, Women & Care and Women’s Voices in the Community. Camille Loftus, social policy lecturer UCD/NUIM agreed the suffragettes such as Markievicz, who had fought for equality in 1916 had been let down by the 1937 Constitution, but ‘the codifying had set in’ before this. She continued to explain how ‘a new range of social welfare measures served to consolidate women’s marginal role in the system’ in the 1970s. Loftus warned how removing Article 41.2 could result in care being relegated to the private sector. Former Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness warned critical questions should be asked about the upcoming Constitutional Convention.

‘Only people who don’t do care dismiss it’ Prof. Kathleen Lynch of Equality Studies, UCD articulated that there is a…

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