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#Gender Equality

# gender-equality - Friday 10 June, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem

Jun 10th 2022, 9:39 AM 3,397 Views 6 Comments

How far are Irish women from equality, and what is standing in their way?

# gender-equality - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history
# Herstory
# Herstory

Elizabeth, Julia, Rosie: Rewriting the women erased from Irish history

Feb 6th 2022, 5:26 PM 15,928 Views 6 Comments

The Good Information Project finds we have to look back in order to move forward in gender equality.

# gender-equality - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Explainer: What would Fine Gael's proposed gender quotas on boards actually do for business?
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Explainer: What would Fine Gael's proposed gender quotas on boards actually do for business?

Feb 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,967 Views 39 Comments

Some experts say that its success in addressing wider gender imbalances in business may be limited.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,448 Views 26 Comments

We’ve spent the last month looking at the progress being made – and the work left to be done.

# gender-equality - Thursday 27 January, 2022

FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?

Jan 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 16,160 Views 62 Comments

The short answer: No.

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,614 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Why are we more likely to send a woman to the European Parliament than the Dáil?

Jan 26th 2022, 6:20 AM 8,315 Views 17 Comments

Parties will have ensure 40% of their candidates in the next general election are women if they want to avoid a funding cut.

# gender-equality - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Just one in five people in Ireland believe women are treated equally in the home

Jan 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 27,573 Views 62 Comments
  • Just 13% of women polled think women are treated equally in the home, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • One in five people believe women and men are treated equally in Irish society.
  • Universal State-funded childcare and increased penalties for violence and abuse of women were cited as the top priorities for achieving gender equality.

# gender-equality - Monday 10 January, 2022

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,395 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# gender-equality - Monday 2 August, 2021

'Societal dysfunctionality' around gender roles needs to be tackled, says Defence Forces chief
# Irish Society
# Irish Society

'Societal dysfunctionality' around gender roles needs to be tackled, says Defence Forces chief

Aug 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 29,943 Views 41 Comments

Vice Admiral Mellett said gender conditioning away from military life begins in childhood for women.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Opinion: 'Back to normal' is a step back for gender equality
# Covid Effects On Women
# Covid Effects On Women

Opinion: 'Back to normal' is a step back for gender equality

Jun 30th 2021, 11:56 AM 11,011 Views 13 Comments

David Miliband and Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason look to the Generation Equality Forum this week as an opportune moment to leap forward for gender equality.

# gender-equality - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Citizens' Assembly recommends 'women in home' clause be removed from constitution
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Citizens' Assembly recommends 'women in home' clause be removed from constitution

Apr 24th 2021, 12:14 PM 21,299 Views 78 Comments

The National Women’s Council welcomed the recommendation that the ‘sexist’ clause be removed.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,871 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

# gender-equality - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women

Mar 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 23,564 Views 32 Comments

The convention requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence and similar abuse.

# gender-equality - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Mr and Mrs Potato Head drop the titles 'to promote gender equality'
# Mix Mashed Potatoes
# Mix Mashed Potatoes

Mr and Mrs Potato Head drop the titles 'to promote gender equality'

Feb 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 54,790 Views 193 Comments

The company who makes the toy said that the titles were limiting for “both gender identity and family structure”.

# gender-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 16,891 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.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs
# New Parents
# New Parents

'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs

Jul 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 33,647 Views 57 Comments

Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns says it is ‘incredible’ that it does not already exist.

# gender-equality - Saturday 15 February, 2020

General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality

Feb 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,834 Views 29 Comments

The assembly is meeting this weekend to begin a structured examination of gender and gender stereotyping in Ireland.

# gender-equality - Saturday 25 January, 2020

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,822 Views 81 Comments

The chair of the assembly said gender equality was an issue affecting members of the LGBT community.

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today

Jan 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 10,561 Views 139 Comments

It will be the fifth assembly to convene since its establishment back in July 2016.

# gender-equality - Thursday 2 January, 2020

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,255 Views 64 Comments

Ninety nine people will take part in the citizens’ assembly.

# gender-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 23,005 Views 48 Comments

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

# gender-equality - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation
# FGM
# FGM

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation

Oct 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 25,525 Views 0 Comments

An estimated 6,000 females in Ireland have already undergone the harmful procedure.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:55 AM 11,284 Views 26 Comments

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

# gender-equality - Monday 7 October, 2019

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce
# Grants
# Grants

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce

Oct 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,982 Views 44 Comments

English language classes and training initiatives for women are some of the projects awarded grants.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Catherine Day to chair gender equality citizens' assembly
# Day Job
# Day Job

Catherine Day to chair gender equality citizens' assembly

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:50 PM 10,308 Views 24 Comments

Day is a former Secretary General of the European Commission.

# gender-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 11,053 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,711 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

# gender-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 2,384 Views 3 Comments

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

# gender-equality - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
# Notorious Rbg
# Notorious Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,802 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

# gender-equality - Monday 12 November, 2018

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance

Nov 12th 2018, 1:16 PM 29,871 Views 150 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said the positions will be for world-class academics and are not ‘easy jobs’.

# gender-equality - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

Sep 8th 2018, 6:30 PM 26,246 Views 83 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# gender-equality - Friday 31 August, 2018

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Aug 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,206 Views 60 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

Aug 8th 2018, 1:15 PM 13,021 Views 55 Comments

“We betrayed the public trust.”

# gender-equality - Thursday 5 July, 2018

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
# New Laws
# New Laws

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,248 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

# gender-equality - Monday 14 May, 2018

Cate Blanchett led a protest at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the lack of gender equality at the festival
# 50/50
From The Daily Edge
# 50/50

Cate Blanchett led a protest at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the lack of gender equality at the festival

May 14th 2018, 3:00 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

82 women took part to highlight the 82 female directors who have premiered at the festival since 1946 compared to 1,645 male directors.

# gender-equality - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Mar 8th 2018, 6:03 PM 15,258 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

# gender-equality - Monday 5 March, 2018

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech
# Inclusion Rider
# Inclusion Rider

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech

Mar 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 42,868 Views 98 Comments

She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

# gender-equality - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
# Study
# Study

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads

Feb 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 246,476 Views 89 Comments

The researchers believe this might be because countries with less gender equality often have little welfare support.

# gender-equality - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
# Marriage Bar
# Marriage Bar

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,630 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

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