In A Century of Progress? Irish Women Reflect, Hayes and Meagher collect a series of essays to survey the position of women in Irish society over the past century. The volume’s wide-ranging timespan and its frame of equality and social justice issues sets it apart from similar anthologies. Contributors tackle abortion, human rights, the gendered order of caring, poverty, violence against women, the constitution and legislation, as well as media and the arts. In both the North and South of Ireland, this book gives voice to thepowerful and effective women and men working together to overcome inequalities and injustices.