A woman's place is in the home? That's what Ireland's Constitution still says, but it may change

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According to Ireland’s Constitution, a woman’s place is in the home. But voters will decide on Friday — International Women’s Day — whether to change the 87-year-old document to remove passages the government says are outdated and sexist.

Twin referendums will be held on deleting a reference to women’s domestic duties and broadening the definition of the family.

The first vote deals with a part of the constitution that pledges to protect the family as the primary unit of society. Voters are being asked to remove a reference to marriage as the basis “on which the family is founded” and replace it with

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