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Success and the invisible woman

International Women's Week celebrates successful women, but also reminds us of those who still have much to struggle for, writes Carol Grennan.

9th March, 2014

They say that context is everything. And it matters for International Women's Week. There are parts of the world where a woman writing on, or doing, anything authoritative, is still seen to be challenging or dangerous to the status quo. Not so long ago, the role of any woman writing in the Irish media was mainly to write about fashion or flower arranging.

It's easy to be cynical about something like International Women's Week. Isn't...

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