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#Equality

# equality - Friday 8 February, 2019

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising
# Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Viral

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising

Feb 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 16,276 Views 2 Comments

“It felt like being sat in a room with my abusive ex.”

# equality - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
# Work Claim
# Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,405 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# equality - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?

Dec 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 21,644 Views 54 Comments

‘I’m really not a fan of hiring someone because they have or have not got a disability and I, for one, would not like to be hired for a job on that basis,’ writes filmmaker Paddy Slattery.

# equality - Monday 10 December, 2018

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'
# Rights Today
# Rights Today

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

Dec 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,060 Views 55 Comments

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

# equality - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star

Dec 9th 2018, 12:15 PM 21,273 Views 38 Comments

I was really impressed with the dignity of how Hegerberg handled the sexist question at the Ballon d’Or awards. She is an outstanding role model for young women around the world, writes Louise Quinn.

# equality - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Nov 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,189 Views 68 Comments

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# equality - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
# Follow Journeys
From The42
# Follow Journeys

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,680 Views 1 Comment

Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.

# equality - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair
# Equality
# Equality

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 10:57 PM 74,954 Views 0 Comments

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# equality - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'

Jul 8th 2018, 6:37 PM 41,133 Views 35 Comments

Arsenal and Ireland defender Louise Quinn on female pundits and making her RTÉ Soccer debut.

# equality - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies
# Equality
# Equality

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

Jun 26th 2018, 10:25 PM 9,341 Views 75 Comments

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

# equality - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,516 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# equality - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

May 27th 2018, 2:45 PM 18,781 Views 63 Comments

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# equality - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal
# Column
# Column

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal

Apr 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,396 Views 77 Comments

Equality can improve men’s lives too, writes Victor Duggan.

# equality - Monday 26 March, 2018

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women
# Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Equality

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women

Mar 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 7,564 Views 8 Comments

Your results may surprise you.

# equality - Friday 23 March, 2018

Female AFL star taking suspension case to top human rights body on grounds of sexism
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Female AFL star taking suspension case to top human rights body on grounds of sexism

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:10 PM 12,071 Views 12 Comments

Western Bulldogs captain Katie Brennan will miss the AFL Women’s Grand Final after being suspended over a sling tackle.

# equality - Monday 12 March, 2018

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Mar 12th 2018, 10:30 PM 24,570 Views 167 Comments

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

# equality - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
# Empire Of Misogyny
# Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,281 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# equality - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,947 Views 116 Comments

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 45,186 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Poll: Are you a feminist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you a feminist?

Mar 8th 2018, 8:59 AM 42,558 Views 180 Comments

What does feminism mean to you?

# equality - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Ireland will ratify UN Convention on Disabilities at end of February
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland will ratify UN Convention on Disabilities at end of February

Jan 31st 2018, 8:42 AM 6,321 Views 10 Comments

The government has submitted some reservations on people with disabilities joining the Gardaí or Defence Forces.

# equality - Monday 18 December, 2017

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar
# Maynooth
# Maynooth

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar

Dec 18th 2017, 10:42 AM 103,775 Views 138 Comments

A further condition of the settlement was that the staff involved attend a course of equality training.

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'

Dec 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 17,799 Views 157 Comments

Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.

# equality - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools
# Equality
# Equality

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Dec 9th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,763 Views 222 Comments

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# equality - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport'

Nov 22nd 2017, 3:41 PM 4,440 Views 0 Comments

Sharon Hutchinson of Sportswomen.ie is speaking at the Exploring Gender Equality in Irish Sport conference this weekend.

# equality - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Nov 15th 2017, 8:39 AM 8,824 Views 77 Comments

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# equality - Monday 13 November, 2017

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags

Nov 13th 2017, 8:51 PM 5,903 Views 15 Comments

Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.

# equality - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people
# Equality
# Equality

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

Nov 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 26,792 Views 115 Comments

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

# equality - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1
# Gender Pay Gap
# Gender Pay Gap

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1

Nov 1st 2017, 4:24 PM 14,368 Views 44 Comments

A report looked into gender equality and pay at the national broadcaster.

# equality - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Oct 17th 2017, 5:05 PM 28,973 Views 91 Comments

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

# equality - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally

Oct 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 4,670 Views 10 Comments

The new agreement is being praised as the first of its kind in international football.

# equality - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

Aug 5th 2017, 3:05 PM 12,993 Views 123 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# equality - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Jul 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,280 Views 73 Comments

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# equality - Friday 21 July, 2017

The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?
# Equality
# Equality

The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?

Jul 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 10,449 Views 35 Comments

A report was released this week calling for stronger regulation of adverts in the UK.

# equality - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'
# Gender Diversity
# Gender Diversity

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'

Jul 11th 2017, 6:03 AM 13,443 Views 45 Comments

Yesterday, the Royal College of Surgeons launched a report that aims to increase their female representation.

# equality - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Jun 9th 2017, 5:45 PM 4,896 Views 13 Comments

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# equality - Monday 29 May, 2017

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

May 29th 2017, 6:40 AM 3,198 Views 35 Comments

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# equality - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year'
# Gender Pay Gap
# Gender Pay Gap

Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year'

May 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 724 Views 88 Comments

In Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9 per cent less than men, writes Ivana Bacik.

# equality - Friday 19 May, 2017

Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board
# Valerie Mulcahy
From The42
# Valerie Mulcahy

Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board

May 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,619 Views 2 Comments

Cork legend Valerie Mulcahy speaks to The42 about all things ladies football, her columns and life post-retirement.

# equality - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman

May 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 2,195 Views 5 Comments

Greg Clarke believes there is something ‘not right’ with how the sport deals with social inclusion.