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# diversity

This year
Opinion: 'Having a therapist who understands your race, sexuality and gender is important'
Niamh Jimenez says there is a lack of diversity in the therapy setting and outlines why that matters.
Last year
LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.
All time
Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.
DCU research finds 60/40 split in favour of men on RTÉ shows during early pandemic
The researchers analysed RTÉ’s response to the pandemic between 1 March and 31 May 2020.
QPR academy coach seeks ‘radical change’ in minority appointments
Manisha Tailor is the only south Asian female coach in men’s football.
Over €140,000 given to 23 projects to help women and people from minority groups become councillors
A Female Councillor Caucus in Cork and a Migrant-Councillor Forum in Kilkenny are some of the projects that were supported.
'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.
Irish universities will have to provide breakdown of ethnic diversity among staff each year from December
From the limited data available, there is just one black female professor who is working full time.
English rugby chiefs reviewing historical context of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’
The English rugby anthem’s credited author is Wallace Willis – a freed slave from 19th century Oklahoma.
1917 cleans up as Joaquin Phoenix and Prince William both call out lack of Bafta diversity
Sam Mendes WW1 film won seven of the nine prizes it was nominated for.
Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban
Earlier this year the force announced a change to rules in relation to uniforms to allow the wearing of turbans and hijabs.
Sinéad Burke is the first little person to attend the Met Gala
“It is surreal, inspiring and humbling to be gracing the [Met Gala's] infamous red carpet,” Burke wrote in Vogue.
'My coaching badges? It's a waste of time' - Rose criticises lack of opportunity for BAME managers
The Tottenham defender was speaking ahead of today’s Premier League clash with West Ham.
Gardaí are changing their uniform policy so members can wear the hijab and turban
There is a new recruitment drive for gardaí.
Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve
A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.
‘There really aren’t any excuses anymore’: How the Irish beauty industry is failing women of colour
And why it has to change.
This Instagram account is hilariously calling out brands over their lack of diversity
White-washing is not a good look for 2019.
Ellie Kelly's new collection with Misspap just launched - but what's the craic with the sizing?
Fans are disappointed the line only goes up to a size 12.
Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland
This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.
New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'
The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.
Sharon Donnery: 'There were no female role models, no one I could aspire to be like'
Tools like targets or quotas are not about artificially levelling the playing field – they are to ensure access to the field in the first place, writes Sharon Donnery.
All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles
TJ Perenara and Brad Weber both spoke out in support of the gay community.
Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds
It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.
Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech
She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.
6 surprising benefits older people can bring to your team
They have years of experience, better communication and won’t job hop.
5 career lessons I wish I'd learned younger: Torunn Dahl of Deloitte Ireland
Dahl is head of employee relations at the multinational giant.
'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness
We spoke to industry professionals leading the way on diversity and inclusion in Irish workplaces.
Opinion: Positive discrimination is needed in sport to battle gender balance problem
It’s a necessary evil.
Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion
28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.
L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism
The 29-year-old model, DJ and black trans activist said her comments had been taken out of context.
Column: 'Diverse Finsbury is an example of how things could be in the world'
The violence of the Finsbury Park attack belies the truth of an area that is in fact, a cultural melting pot, a picture of diversity at its finest, writes Stephen Mullan.
Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.
'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding
The Irish Film Board said these new initiatives will encourage new female talent to enter the industry.
London Tube announcements will now say 'hello everyone' instead of 'ladies and gentlemen'
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that he was aware that “some customers may not feel comfortable” with some station announcements.
HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work
Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.
This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free
It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.
'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument
The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.
Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers
The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.
Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books
We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.