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#Equality

# equality - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over
# Justice For All
# Justice For All

Opinion: The journey to full LGBTQI+ equality is far from over

May 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,503 Views 14 Comments

FLAC’s Eilis Barry says LGBTQI+ rights have come a long way, but much still needs to be done.

# equality - Friday 29 April, 2022

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination

Apr 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 29,946 Views 0 Comments

Traveller women who were surveyed said businesses may deploy “sneaky ways” to refuse them service.

# equality - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
# IHREC
# IHREC

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds

Apr 28th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,399 Views 19 Comments

The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.

# equality - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

'We have gone to the matches and the showers weren't working. That's the reality'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'We have gone to the matches and the showers weren't working. That's the reality'

Apr 6th 2022, 12:00 PM 15,411 Views 5 Comments

Amy Lee discusses the issues facing female GAA players, the evolution of camogie and Davy Fitzgerald’s role in the Rebels camp.

# equality - Friday 1 April, 2022

'Unacceptable' for Qatar officials to take rainbow flags from fans at World Cup
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'Unacceptable' for Qatar officials to take rainbow flags from fans at World Cup

Apr 1st 2022, 1:55 PM 7,484 Views 8 Comments

An official for the host country’s government said flags could be confiscated from people to protect them from being attacked by others.

# equality - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Government must act on women’s equality issues, rally told
# Equality
# Equality

Government must act on women’s equality issues, rally told

Mar 5th 2022, 5:30 PM 14,147 Views 55 Comments

Hundreds attended the National Women’s Council of Ireland event outside Leinster House in Dublin.

# equality - Monday 14 February, 2022

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
# IHREC
# IHREC

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,226 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

# equality - Friday 11 February, 2022

Human Rights Commission calls on Irish government to address legislative gaps on hate crime
# Equality
# Equality

Human Rights Commission calls on Irish government to address legislative gaps on hate crime

Feb 11th 2022, 7:48 PM 7,673 Views 10 Comments

The Commisson said that legislation needs to be strengthened to deal with inequality gaps.

# equality - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Campaigner says 2021 was 'watershed moment' for women's safety in wake of Sarah Everard murder
# Violence
# Violence

Campaigner says 2021 was 'watershed moment' for women's safety in wake of Sarah Everard murder

Dec 28th 2021, 9:45 AM 7,065 Views 0 Comments

Police Officer Wayne Couzens was convicted for kidnapping, raping and murdering Sarah Everard.

# equality - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

22 new Irish ambassadors and senior diplomats have been approved; 11 are women
# Ambassadors
# Ambassadors

22 new Irish ambassadors and senior diplomats have been approved; 11 are women

Dec 14th 2021, 6:14 PM 23,571 Views 42 Comments

Nine consuls general are also to be appointed in the UK, US, India, Canada and France.

# equality - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

DEIS and non-DEIS schools compare favourably but report highlights inequalities
# Report
# Report

DEIS and non-DEIS schools compare favourably but report highlights inequalities

Jun 30th 2021, 6:10 AM 15,101 Views 4 Comments

There were no significant differences in reports of wellbeing and bullying, however concerns were raised at the higher level of unauthorised absences in DEIS schools.

# equality - Thursday 24 June, 2021

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents
# Direct Provison
# Direct Provison

New policy to make direct provision 'less isolating' for LGBT+ residents

Jun 24th 2021, 5:52 PM 10,991 Views 68 Comments

It comes after pressure to make the system more welcoming for LGBT+ people.

# equality - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

‘Weeping for this country’: Struggle continues in Hungary as Ireland joins Europe in stance against anti-LGBT+ bill
# Equality
# Equality

‘Weeping for this country’: Struggle continues in Hungary as Ireland joins Europe in stance against anti-LGBT+ bill

Jun 22nd 2021, 6:12 PM 39,088 Views 56 Comments

Ireland has joined 12 other EU member states to condemn a bill passed in Hungary last week.

# equality - Friday 18 June, 2021

‘We are seeing changes’: Sister of George Nkencho calls for solidarity ahead of inquest
# Gloria Nkencho
# Gloria Nkencho

‘We are seeing changes’: Sister of George Nkencho calls for solidarity ahead of inquest

Jun 18th 2021, 8:30 PM 12,657 Views 0 Comments

The formal inquest into George Nkencho’s death opens on Monday, but will be adjourned due to the ongoing GSOC investigation.

# equality - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Explainer: How does Hungary's new law affect LGBT+ rights?

Jun 17th 2021, 4:34 PM 11,219 Views 45 Comments

Hungary has passed a bill that bans sharing content that “promotes” being gay to children and teenagers.

# equality - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Minister questions Garda Commissioner on racial equality efforts following death of George Nkencho
# Equality
# Equality

Minister questions Garda Commissioner on racial equality efforts following death of George Nkencho

Jun 16th 2021, 7:33 PM 11,570 Views 0 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman met the Garda Commissioner to ask what the force is doing to improve relationships with ethnic minority communities.

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday
# Waterford
# Waterford

More pride flags to be erected around Waterford City on Monday

Jun 16th 2021, 6:19 PM 7,983 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will be joining Waterford Mayor Damien Geoghegan, after two separate incidents where the flags were taken down.

# equality - Friday 28 May, 2021

'It's a historic event for Irish rugby with significant benefits for the women's game'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'It's a historic event for Irish rugby with significant benefits for the women's game'

May 28th 2021, 12:48 PM 3,935 Views 1 Comment

Leinster Rugby has voted to grant women’s AIL clubs and players senior status.

# equality - Monday 10 May, 2021

Camogie saga 'not fair on players' and joy at seeing €2.4 million injection for GAA funding parity
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Camogie saga 'not fair on players' and joy at seeing €2.4 million injection for GAA funding parity

May 10th 2021, 7:51 PM 3,999 Views 0 Comments

Four-time All-Ireland winner Katrina Parrock says the ongoing issues regarding the 2021 schedule are not fair on players.

# equality - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages
# Equality
# Equality

Amsterdam celebrates 20th anniversary of legalising same-sex marriages

Apr 1st 2021, 1:51 PM 10,505 Views 39 Comments

The Netherlands was home to the world’s first legal same-sex marriages two decades ago.

# equality - Sunday 21 March, 2021

British royal family to consider possible appointment of diversity chief
# Equality
# Equality

British royal family to consider possible appointment of diversity chief

Mar 21st 2021, 2:50 PM 65,975 Views 39 Comments

Buckingham Palace is understood to be working on plans around diversity, which would include LGBTQI+ and disability issues.

# equality - Thursday 10 December, 2020

HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers
# Section 39 Workers
# Section 39 Workers

HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers

Dec 10th 2020, 7:51 PM 8,500 Views 0 Comments

During the economic crisis, Section 39 organisations were told by the HSE to cut staff pay – but they were not restored.

# equality - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
# Equality
# Equality

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 16,914 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of workers believe that using flexible work options negatively impacts their chances of promotion, according to a new study.

# equality - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Legal test case to be taken against the Irish government over the way private pensions are taxed
# Equality
# Equality

Legal test case to be taken against the Irish government over the way private pensions are taxed

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:46 PM 50,344 Views 16 Comments

Chairman Ross McCarthy says ISME is taking the action to solve “inequality” between public and private pensions.

# equality - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’
# Racism At Work
# Racism At Work

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 46,355 Views 0 Comments

Pavee Point’s Caoimhe McCabe outlines the level of workplace discrimination against Travellers and how to combat the problem.

# equality - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Male players 'carry more responsibility' than females - US Soccer Federation on equal pay row
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Male players 'carry more responsibility' than females - US Soccer Federation on equal pay row

Mar 10th 2020, 11:35 PM 6,370 Views 17 Comments

The United States women’s team is suing the USSF over gender discrimination.

# equality - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 4:33 PM 76,261 Views 53 Comments

“We didn’t set out to make history – we just fell in love,” Sharni Edwards said.

# equality - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality
# Feature
# Feature

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality

Dec 5th 2019, 5:22 PM 5,161 Views 7 Comments

To make a real difference, and fast, campaigners want to nail down practical resolutions.

# equality - Monday 25 November, 2019

One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household
# Gender Norms
# Gender Norms

One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household

Nov 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 23,016 Views 48 Comments

The Gender Matters in Ireland 2019 report said there has been a continuation of so-called lad culture.

# equality - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February
# Equal Rights
# Equal Rights

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,349 Views 23 Comments

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

# equality - Monday 21 October, 2019

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
# Equality
# Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

Oct 21st 2019, 2:32 PM 21,284 Views 68 Comments

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

# equality - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'
# Human Rights Arts Festival
# Human Rights Arts Festival

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'

Sep 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,505 Views 1 Comment

A unique human rights arts festival run by Smashing Times takes place in Dublin this month.

# equality - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:17 PM 50,966 Views 61 Comments

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# equality - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 27,661 Views 30 Comments

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

# equality - Friday 21 June, 2019

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit

Jun 21st 2019, 7:39 PM 20,836 Views 53 Comments

Lawyers for the players filed a lawsuit in March demanding equal pay and conditions to their male counterparts.

# equality - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn
# Progress
# Progress

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn

Jun 12th 2019, 1:08 PM 11,067 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

# equality - Friday 7 June, 2019

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget
# Platform
From The42
# Platform

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget

Jun 7th 2019, 6:54 PM 2,396 Views 3 Comments

The tournament should be celebrated and enjoyed but also represents a platform where important issues should not be ignored.

# equality - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate
# New Law
# New Law

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

May 23rd 2019, 1:57 PM 150,745 Views 134 Comments

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

# equality - Friday 17 May, 2019

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage

May 17th 2019, 10:07 AM 9,494 Views 27 Comments

Debate is ongoing over what, if any, provisions will be made for same-sex couples to adopt.

# equality - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
# Craic Agus Ceol
From The42
# Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,295 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

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