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#Discrimination

# discrimination - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress

Jun 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 3,618 Views 8 Comments

But one judge said that the law is necessary to protect against “second generation” barriers to voting.

# discrimination - Friday 17 May, 2013

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report

May 17th 2013, 7:26 AM 5,085 Views 79 Comments

Transgender people suffered particularly badly, with 28 per cent saying they had been attacked of threatened because of their sexuality.

# discrimination - Monday 29 April, 2013

5 'serious incidents' of racism a week in Ireland
# Racism
# Racism

5 'serious incidents' of racism a week in Ireland

Apr 29th 2013, 6:30 AM 12,322 Views 173 Comments

On public transport, in offices, on the street and in neighbourhoods: The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the reported incidents of racism has grown significantly.

# discrimination - Friday 19 April, 2013

Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers
# Travellers
# Travellers

Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers

Apr 19th 2013, 4:11 PM 7,604 Views 79 Comments

The Council of Europe report expresses concern about discrimination against Travellers in accessing the labour market.

# discrimination - Monday 11 March, 2013

Dublin nightclub apologises 'unreservedly' for treatment of wheelchair user
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Dublin nightclub apologises 'unreservedly' for treatment of wheelchair user

Mar 11th 2013, 8:47 AM 40,326 Views 86 Comments

Madison nightclub in central Dublin says a doorman who refused entry to a wheelchair user has been dismissed.

# discrimination - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women

Mar 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,223 Views 49 Comments

In a survey, both male and female professionals said demanding family commitments was the reason for not taking up the opportunity.

# discrimination - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

€24,000 payment for sexual orientation discrimination at Credit Union

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:43 PM 15,641 Views 21 Comments

GLEN, the Gay & Lesbian Equality network, has welcomed the news.

# discrimination - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 21 Views 35 Comments

And the solution is far more complex than equal-pay legislation – it goes to the roots of our social system.

# discrimination - Friday 14 December, 2012

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?

Dec 14th 2012, 9:05 AM 10,932 Views 203 Comments

ESRI research says black people, women, and those aged over 45 all experience discrimination. How bad is the problem?

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland
# Research
# Research

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland

Dec 14th 2012, 8:06 AM 7,345 Views 83 Comments

More than one in ten adults in Ireland say they have been discriminated against based on factors such as age, gender, disability, ethnicity, or race, according to the ESRI.

# discrimination - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Four in five people fail to report incidents of racism - report
# Racism
# Racism

Four in five people fail to report incidents of racism - report

Nov 27th 2012, 6:30 PM 5,825 Views 87 Comments

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, today launched the report which highlighted the experiences of people living in Cork.

# discrimination - Monday 26 November, 2012

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Ex 'Price is Right' model gets $8.5 million in damages

Nov 26th 2012, 6:59 PM 31,743 Views 13 Comments

The woman claimed the producers of the show discriminated against her after her pregnancy.

# discrimination - Friday 23 November, 2012

Europeans say ethnicity and sexual orientation main reasons for discrimination - survey
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Europeans say ethnicity and sexual orientation main reasons for discrimination - survey

Nov 23rd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,824 Views 19 Comments

The latest Eurobarometer shows attitudes towards women and disabled people are getting better – and also examines perceptions of transgender persons for the first time.

# discrimination - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped?

Nov 21st 2012, 9:16 AM 7,808 Views 60 Comments

Workers are generally required to retire at the age of 65 – but a new opposition party Bill argues that this is discrimination based on age. What do you think?

# discrimination - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Labour LGBT: Ugandan 'kill the gays' bill must be stopped
# Anti-gay Bill
# Anti-gay Bill

Labour LGBT: Ugandan 'kill the gays' bill must be stopped

Nov 13th 2012, 3:51 PM 12,626 Views 74 Comments

Fears have been raised over Uganda vowing to pass an extreme homophobic law that includes a provision prescribing the death penalty for gay people.

# discrimination - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

# discrimination - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression

Oct 18th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,907 Views 29 Comments

The survey showed 34 per cent believe they had been avoided or shunned because of their mental health problems.

# discrimination - Saturday 18 August, 2012

My favourite speech: Simon Harris
# My Favourite Speech
# My Favourite Speech

My favourite speech: Simon Harris

Aug 18th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,414 Views 7 Comments

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, one of the youngest members of the Dáil, Simon Harris, picks a speech by Bobby Kennedy.

# discrimination - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court
# Equality
# Equality

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court

Jul 10th 2012, 1:13 PM 5,150 Views 9 Comments

A woman who has become a mother via a surrogate is seeking maternity benefit has failed in her case at the Equality Tribunal. The Equality Authority is pushing for equal benefits.

# discrimination - Monday 2 July, 2012

Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues?

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 144 Views 31 Comments

We are all aware that discrimination on the basis of race, creed or sexual preference is unacceptable, writes Lisa McInerney, so why is someone’s BMI fair game?

# discrimination - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination

Jun 21st 2012, 1:11 PM 9,469 Views 90 Comments

Conor Murphy has been found guilty of discriminating against a Protestant applicant by Belfast’s Fair Employment Tribunal.

# discrimination - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

May 27th 2012, 4:32 PM 2,858 Views 23 Comments

Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.

# discrimination - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot'
# Discrimination
From The Daily Edge
# Discrimination

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot'

May 22nd 2012, 11:32 AM 11,517 Views 59 Comments

Lauren Odes, 29, says she was dismissed from a temporary job because she dressed too provocatively for a warehouse.

# discrimination - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors
# Equality
# Equality

Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors

May 3rd 2012, 11:36 AM 1,960 Views 14 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter expressed concern about the wording of the proposed legislation by Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power.

# discrimination - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Overweight women face workplace discrimination - study
# Obesity
# Obesity

Overweight women face workplace discrimination - study

May 1st 2012, 3:31 PM 5,747 Views 42 Comments

A new study indicates that women who are overweight are more likely to be passed over for jobs, receive smaller salaries and be given more menial tasks within an oragnisation.

# discrimination - Monday 26 March, 2012

New website allows people to record and monitor racism
# Racism
# Racism

New website allows people to record and monitor racism

Mar 26th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,569 Views 27 Comments

The website is part of a joint initiative by 17 EU member states and supported by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

# discrimination - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Poll: Is discrimination against women a problem in Irish workplaces?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is discrimination against women a problem in Irish workplaces?

Mar 13th 2012, 10:34 AM 8,999 Views 105 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor has warned that women are routinely paid and promoted less than men, and called for action. So what do you think?

# discrimination - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Jan 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 2,904 Views 32 Comments

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

# discrimination - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Traveller couple refused housing reaches settlement with local authority
# Equality
# Equality

Traveller couple refused housing reaches settlement with local authority

Jan 19th 2012, 4:02 PM 6,676 Views 88 Comments

The 17-year-old married couple will now have their housing application approved and backdated.

# discrimination - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Playboy mansion visitors sue over sexual discrimination... against men
# Discrimination
From The Daily Edge
# Discrimination

Playboy mansion visitors sue over sexual discrimination... against men

Nov 29th 2011, 12:56 PM 4,526 Views 8 Comments

TMZ says a group of male visitors – who paid $1,000 each to enter a party – are suing, claiming women were allowed in for free.

# discrimination - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers

Nov 25th 2011, 7:25 PM 15 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gets with the guidelines and indulges in a touch of “positive discrimination” when hiring for the clerical household.

# discrimination - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win
# Equality
# Equality

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win

Nov 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,117 Views 53 Comments

A devout Christian couple, who were forced to pay compensation to a gay couple who tried to stay in their B&B, launch an appeal.

# discrimination - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Discrimination at work: reports of ill-treatment soar by 60 per cent
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Discrimination at work: reports of ill-treatment soar by 60 per cent

Aug 9th 2011, 10:45 AM 1,564 Views 3 Comments

Latest figures show the Equality Authority received over 1,000 more complaints of workplace discrimination last year.

# discrimination - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Column: When living with a disability, Ireland is a different country
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: When living with a disability, Ireland is a different country

Jul 31st 2011, 8:57 PM 1,277 Views 15 Comments

People in wheelchairs literally see life from another perspective – and the view isn’t too pretty, writes author Corina Duyn.

# discrimination - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges
# Holland
# Holland

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:50 AM 363 Views 9 Comments

Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.

# discrimination - Friday 17 June, 2011

UN backs gay rights for the first time ever
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

UN backs gay rights for the first time ever

Jun 17th 2011, 9:37 PM 642 Views 14 Comments

The top UN human rights body has issued a declaration denouncing discrimination or violence against people based on their sexual orientation.

# discrimination - Monday 18 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
Live Apr 18th 2011, 8:02 PM

The Daily Fix: Monday

Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination
Live Apr 18th 2011, 6:38 PM

Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination