Ireland 'step closer' to gender equality after referendum on women’s place in home clause announced

By May Bulman, 9 July
The Irish government's decision to hold a referendum on Article 41.2 comes two months after the Irish people voted to allow access to abortion (photo credit: The Independent/Getty)
The Irish government's decision to hold a referendum on Article 41.2 comes two months after the Irish people voted to allow access to abortion (photo credit: The Independent/Getty)
The move on Thursday was the latest to update Ireland’s socially conservative 1937 constitution to reflect a more secular and socially liberal population. It comes after the country voted in a major referendum earlier this year to allow access to abortion, and a referendum introduced gay marriage into the constitution in 2015.
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