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# equality - Monday 15 May, 2017

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed
# Rehab
# Rehab

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

May 15th 2017, 12:26 PM 27,654 Views 34 Comments

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# equality - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill
# Equality
# Equality

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill

May 11th 2017, 5:58 PM 10,816 Views 84 Comments

The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.

# equality - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case
# Traveller Community
# Traveller Community

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

Apr 25th 2017, 3:38 PM 28,179 Views 57 Comments

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

# equality - Monday 17 April, 2017

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'
# Column
# Column

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'

Apr 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 336 Views 99 Comments

There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.

# equality - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'

Apr 5th 2017, 5:51 PM 3,145 Views 7 Comments

Minister Patrick O’Donovan says his Department has offered mediation in an attempt to find a resolution in the row between the women’s national team and the FAI.

# equality - Sunday 2 April, 2017

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'
# Column
# Column

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:45 AM 6,046 Views 66 Comments

The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.

# equality - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret
# High Court
# High Court

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

Mar 31st 2017, 3:32 PM 7,366 Views 5 Comments

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# equality - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'

Mar 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 310 Views 50 Comments

An economic downturn isn’t an acceptable excuse for unfair treatment of pregnant women, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# equality - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'
# Startups
# Startups

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Mar 19th 2017, 3:00 PM 46,305 Views 36 Comments

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

# equality - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 518 Views 94 Comments

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# equality - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
# Diversity
# Diversity

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,847 Views 32 Comments

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# equality - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Dublin's Sinéad Goldrick calls for equal Government funding for men's and women's GAA players
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Dublin's Sinéad Goldrick calls for equal Government funding for men's and women's GAA players

Jan 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,100 Views 12 Comments

Goldrick also gave her response to the introduction of gender quotas on sporting bodies.

# equality - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time
# In God We Trust
# In God We Trust

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time

Jan 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,023 Views 9 Comments

African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.

# equality - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland
# Trump Effect
# Trump Effect

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland

Jan 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 33,233 Views 141 Comments

TheJournal.ie examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

# equality - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar
# Equality
# Equality

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,241 Views 99 Comments

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# equality - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?
# Equality
# Equality

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?

Dec 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 737 Views 61 Comments

Two commentators debate the use of quotas to increase the number of women on our sporting boards.

# equality - Friday 25 November, 2016

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'
# Equality
# Equality

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'

Nov 25th 2016, 8:45 AM 14,434 Views 77 Comments

After a long-fought campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he supported the recognition of Traveller ethnicity this week.

# equality - Sunday 20 November, 2016

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Nov 20th 2016, 7:06 PM 27,395 Views 76 Comments

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

# equality - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish women with MBAs earn €33,500 less than men with the same qualifications
# Equality
# Equality

Irish women with MBAs earn €33,500 less than men with the same qualifications

Nov 17th 2016, 6:03 AM 13,378 Views 52 Comments

Overall the gender pay gap for women in the workforce stands at 20%.

# equality - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school
# WRC
# WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:23 AM 20,746 Views 59 Comments

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

# equality - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Mayo councillor objects to Educate Together, calling its schools 'elitist'
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Mayo councillor objects to Educate Together, calling its schools 'elitist'

Aug 17th 2016, 5:24 PM 34,331 Views 200 Comments

The school is due to open in September, with seven children already enrolled.

# equality - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice
# Closed-door Remarks
# Closed-door Remarks

Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:10 PM 15,938 Views 132 Comments

The Pope blamed what he called “ideological colonising” by “very influential countries”.

# equality - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus
# Inclusive
# Inclusive

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus

Jun 28th 2016, 3:40 PM 20,580 Views 146 Comments

The Students’ Union said that it was seeking to ensure a “more inclusive campus” for students and staff.

# equality - Monday 27 June, 2016

This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful
# In The Name Of Love
From The Daily Edge
# In The Name Of Love

This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful

Jun 27th 2016, 11:51 AM 6,399 Views 0 Comments

“I’m sorry for making you all feel awkward, odd and peculiar.”

# equality - Saturday 25 June, 2016

US military to lift ban on transgender troops
# Equality
# Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Jun 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,049 Views 84 Comments

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

# equality - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male
# War On Inequality
# War On Inequality

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

May 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,949 Views 105 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# equality - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides
# Best Of Both Worlds
From The42
# Best Of Both Worlds

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:29 AM 3,484 Views 24 Comments

Following recent controversy, the figures show that both men and women benefit when the prize pots are equal.

# equality - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely
# Access Issues
# Access Issues

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely

Feb 27th 2016, 12:56 PM 16,890 Views 17 Comments

Wheelchair users were yesterday required to call ahead to arrange access at some polling stations.

# equality - Friday 12 February, 2016

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women
# Equality
# Equality

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

Feb 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,323 Views 60 Comments

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

# equality - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised
# Shirley Temple Bar
# Shirley Temple Bar

Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised

Dec 30th 2015, 5:20 PM 17,297 Views 11 Comments

Both his parents are deaf.

# equality - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

How much do you know about Human Rights Day?
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# Sponsored By IHREC

How much do you know about Human Rights Day?

Dec 9th 2015, 5:06 PM 14,006 Views 23 Comments

One in five Irish people say they don’t understand their human rights under Irish law.

# equality - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'
# Sierra Leone
# Sierra Leone

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'

Nov 7th 2015, 8:30 PM 44,570 Views 24 Comments

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# equality - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'
# Balance
# Balance

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'

Oct 28th 2015, 3:30 PM 37,772 Views 51 Comments

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

# equality - Friday 18 September, 2015

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

Sep 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 38,042 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

# equality - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow
# Becoming Law
# Becoming Law

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow

Sep 16th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,852 Views 199 Comments

The government approved the legislation today.

# equality - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer
# Rocky Patch
# Rocky Patch

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer

Sep 9th 2015, 8:39 AM 16,727 Views 138 Comments

Kim Davis’ fourth husband was present at the rally.

# equality - Friday 4 September, 2015

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences

Sep 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 17,474 Views 122 Comments

One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.

# equality - Friday 28 August, 2015

Woman told company were looking for "Irish nationals only" awarded €2,000
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Woman told company were looking for "Irish nationals only" awarded €2,000

Aug 28th 2015, 6:07 AM 33,412 Views 78 Comments

The Equality Tribunal found that the company had discriminated against her.

# equality - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti
# We Forgive You
# We Forgive You

Church paints rainbow over 'Fags Are Pedos' graffiti

Aug 27th 2015, 10:14 PM 23,596 Views 60 Comments

“My heart goes out to my LGBT friends … This is just one day in a long journey.”

# equality - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Equality for women? It won't happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Equality for women? It won't happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state...

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:30 PM 356 Views 106 Comments

It’s time the government made some tough budget choices to ease the financial burden of childcare on mothers for once and for all argues Orla O’Connor.