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# Gender Discrimination

Last year
Circuit court overturns WRC ruling that gave father €3k in school gender discrimination dispute
The judge ruled that the school’s actions could not be determined to be gender discrimination.
All time
Primary school told to pay €94,000 to deputy principal in gender discrimination case
The WRC said the school had discriminated against her in the interview process for a principal post.
Woman loses WRC challenge as it's found golf club entitled to run gender-specific 'open' competitions
The club changed its policy after the woman complained, and offered her a free meal by way of apology.
Golfer loses discrimination case against Co Wicklow club which held male-only competition
The woman, who described herself as a “keen golfer”, took the case after being refused entry to the open day because of her gender.
'Pink tax' on products aimed at women should be boycotted - Senator
Labour’s Lorraine Higgins says it’s an example of “gender price discrimination”.
University ordered to pay €70k to lecturer passed over for promotion
Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington, who lectures in botany, was discriminated against on the grounds of gender, it was found.
Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women
In a survey, both male and female professionals said demanding family commitments was the reason for not taking up the opportunity.
Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December
New European Commission rules will mean that insurers can no longer take gender into consideration when assessing customers.
Men get paid 21% more than women in the private sector
The gender gap is 8 per cent higher in the private sector than the public sector.
India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment
The bill requires all workplaces in the rapidly industrialising country to have a formal complaints system for harassment allegations.
Column: Gender quotas do women no favours – and undermine democracy
Yes, we need more women in politics – but gender quotas go against everything our democracy stands for, writes Labour TD Joanna Tuffy.
US Supreme Court blocks major sex action against Wal-Mart
The court votes 5-4 to block a billion-dollar lawsuit, because there are simply too many women looking to take part in it.
Discriminated woman awarded €100,000
The Equality Tribunal rules in favour of former hotel manager Denise Batt