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#Gender Equality

# gender-equality - This year 2022

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far
# INtl Day Of The Girl
# INtl Day Of The Girl

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 7:00 PM 18,688 Views 39 Comments

Emma Bowie & Oileán Carter-Stritch look at how women’s rights have improved in this country, on International Day of the Girl.

Oireachtas report recommends referendum on women's place in the home
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Oireachtas report recommends referendum on women's place in the home

Jul 13th 2022, 12:54 PM 11,891 Views 36 Comments

The Gender Equality Committee has proposed that several amendments to the constitution be put to a vote next year.

Sinn Féin tables proposals to cut cost of childcare by two thirds
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Sinn Féin tables proposals to cut cost of childcare by two thirds

Jul 7th 2022, 5:03 PM 16,005 Views 67 Comments

The party launched their childcare policy this afternoon.

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 3,449 Views 6 Comments

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

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 16,020 Views 5 Comments

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

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 14,170 Views 39 Comments

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

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 23,540 Views 23 Comments

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

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 16,427 Views 61 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 6,661 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.

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 8,380 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.

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 27,723 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.
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 8,764 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# gender-equality - Last year 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 30,027 Views 41 Comments

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

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 11,049 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.

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 21,343 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 13,899 Views 14 Comments

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

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 23,579 Views 32 Comments

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

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 54,812 Views 193 Comments

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

# gender-equality - All time

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 16,923 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.

'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 33,689 Views 57 Comments

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

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 9,854 Views 29 Comments

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

'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 16,846 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 10,576 Views 139 Comments

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

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 9,271 Views 64 Comments

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

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 23,026 Views 48 Comments

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

'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 25,550 Views 11 Comments

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

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 11,303 Views 26 Comments

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

€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 11,999 Views 44 Comments

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

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 10,322 Views 24 Comments

Day is a former Secretary General of the European Commission.

'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 11,071 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

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 9,734 Views 31 Comments

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

'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 2,400 Views 3 Comments

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

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 15,829 Views 43 Comments

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

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 29,893 Views 150 Comments

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

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 26,264 Views 83 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

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 14,247 Views 60 Comments

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

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 13,034 Views 55 Comments

“We betrayed the public trust.”

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 13,500 Views 70 Comments

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

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 2,427 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.

'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 15,285 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

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