Ireland

Archaeology needs to recover its core principles and ethics

Irish Times July 15th 2008

OPINION: There was lively debate on the M3 motorway at the recent World Archaeological Congress in Dublin but also disturbing developments about the congress itself, writes Maggie Ronayne .

The World Archaeological Congress (WAC) was founded in 1986 when archaeologists decided to implement the UN-sanctioned cultural boycott of apartheid South Africa.

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Endorse recognition of caring work and of pay equity in Irish Constitution

by the Global Women’s Strike, Ireland

Proposed wording for 41.2.1

The State recognises caring work done within the home, often extending to the community, as a social and economic activity that produces social welfare and economic wealth, and entitles carers, starting with mothers, to economic and other support.

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