The real trouble with girls is that they can be horrible bullies when they smell blood
On Thursday, the National Women's Council of Ireland hosted a successful conference in Dublin called 'Feminist Futures'.
The topics covered by speakers included reproductive rights, sexual violence, the pay gap, and representation of women in politics and the boardroom - all serious issues affecting the lives of women and standing in the way of equality.
Meanwhile, in Britain, an eminent scientist was having his reputation, career and personal life dismantled for offering his own opinion on a lifetime working with women. Also a feminist issue, many decided. Or was it?