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#Gender Equality

# gender-equality - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap

Dec 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 31,245 Views 26 Comments

One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.

# gender-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 13,354 Views 52 Comments

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

# gender-equality - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US
# Questionnaire
# Questionnaire

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US

Aug 15th 2016, 5:27 PM 19,104 Views 130 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate previously called for a ban on Muslims entering America.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Woman defends topless protest at music festival
# Knockanstockan
# Knockanstockan

Woman defends topless protest at music festival

Jul 27th 2016, 10:14 PM 65,845 Views 207 Comments

She said the aim of her actions was to highlight “the many glaring double standards that are imposed upon women”.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality

Jul 6th 2016, 10:04 AM 14,817 Views 119 Comments

The video calls for an end to violence against women and education for all girls.

# gender-equality - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers
# 30th Government
# 30th Government

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers

May 7th 2016, 7:20 AM 15,357 Views 104 Comments

Campaigners have criticised the appointments, and called for progress in the selection of junior ministers.

# gender-equality - Monday 9 November, 2015

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'

Nov 9th 2015, 11:07 PM 18,462 Views 125 Comments

The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.

# gender-equality - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Cash pool for female startup founders needed to 'end discrimination against women'
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Cash pool for female startup founders needed to 'end discrimination against women'

Jul 30th 2015, 4:53 PM 11,891 Views 76 Comments

An Oireachtas committee wants a €25 million fund set aside for female entrepreneurs.

# gender-equality - Monday 20 July, 2015

Ireland's first ever female minister has a new job
# Girls And Boys
# Girls And Boys

Ireland's first ever female minister has a new job

Jul 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,615 Views 66 Comments

An independent panel, chaired by former European Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to investigate the issue.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

NUIG wants to rid itself of sexism by training staff to recognise 'unconscious gender bias'
# Unconscious Sexism
# Unconscious Sexism

NUIG wants to rid itself of sexism by training staff to recognise 'unconscious gender bias'

Jun 23rd 2015, 3:08 PM 7,311 Views 55 Comments

The university’s governing authority has endorsed the recommendations of a gender equality taskforce report.

# gender-equality - Sunday 26 April, 2015

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why
# Opinion
# Opinion

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why

Apr 26th 2015, 12:00 PM 30 Views 89 Comments

Our idea was simple: each item would have two price tags, one for men and one for women.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Can men be feminists?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Can men be feminists?

Apr 7th 2015, 9:30 AM 349 Views 167 Comments

Never has the question of men’s role in gender equality been so debated.

# gender-equality - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Emma Watson is doling out some solid advice to young feminists on Twitter
# Heforshe
From The Daily Edge
# Heforshe

Emma Watson is doling out some solid advice to young feminists on Twitter

Jan 29th 2015, 8:04 AM 3,709 Views 6 Comments

“Become an engineer”.

# gender-equality - Monday 22 September, 2014

Emma Watson: Feminism has become an unpopular word – but it's for men, too
# Equality
# Equality

Emma Watson: Feminism has become an unpopular word – but it's for men, too

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:00 PM 551 Views 84 Comments

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson addressed the UN on the subject of feminism, and why it matters to both men and women.

Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it
# Men And Women
From The Daily Edge
# Men And Women

Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:07 AM 6,820 Views 15 Comments

Wondering why feminism is an issue for men too? Here’s the answer.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Most directors think a who-you-know culture remains for getting on a company's board
# Promotion
# Promotion

Most directors think a who-you-know culture remains for getting on a company's board

Sep 17th 2014, 12:02 PM 4,263 Views 6 Comments

As many as 19% believe this it is mainly the case in State-owned companies.

# gender-equality - Monday 11 August, 2014

Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism
# Feminism
From The Daily Edge
# Feminism

Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism

Aug 11th 2014, 10:02 AM 13,481 Views 6 Comments

“I’m a very strong feminist…”

# gender-equality - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Video: Making gender equality work for men
# Gender Roles
# Gender Roles

Video: Making gender equality work for men

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 281 Views 81 Comments

Is achieving gender equality a battle to be fought by women, for women? No. (The hint is in the word ‘equality’.)

# gender-equality - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service
# CSO
# CSO

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service

Jul 29th 2014, 3:48 PM 13,571 Views 22 Comments

The higher up the grade scale you go, the more men dominate.

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society
# Genders
# Genders

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Jul 29th 2014, 12:38 PM 44,057 Views 47 Comments

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

# gender-equality - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

May 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 324 Views 41 Comments

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"

May 14th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,115 Views 18 Comments

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# gender-equality - Friday 9 May, 2014

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history
# Historic
# Historic

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

May 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,368 Views 63 Comments

Failure to give transgender people formal legal status has affected their ability to access education, transport and social welfare.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world

Mar 5th 2014, 1:05 PM 426 Views 40 Comments

Industry is leading the way in discovering the benefits of gender balanced boardrooms, and the business of politics should be no different, writes Emer Higgins.

# gender-equality - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris

Feb 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 36 Views 13 Comments

The campaign race for Paris city hall has the city abuzz as – for the first time in the 2,000 year history of the capital – a female will be mayor, writes Natalie Tennyson.

# gender-equality - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

Nov 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,418 Views 57 Comments

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality
# Juno Project
# Juno Project

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality

Jul 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,666 Views 28 Comments

Women are under-represented in physical science at every level – but NUI Galway is trying to change this.

# gender-equality - Friday 14 June, 2013

Ireland 9th in the EU for gender equality at work, but only 19th for power
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Ireland 9th in the EU for gender equality at work, but only 19th for power

Jun 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,679 Views 23 Comments

When it comes to health, Ireland took the top spot in the EU.

# gender-equality - Monday 13 May, 2013

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend

May 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,209 Views 51 Comments

A transsexual woman has won a groundbreaking court appeal in Hong Kong – allowing her to marry her boyfriend and forcing a re-write of the city’s marriage laws.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Report finds Croke Park deal could push women out of workforce
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Report finds Croke Park deal could push women out of workforce

Apr 9th 2013, 5:35 PM 8,909 Views 120 Comments

The equality audit found that changes to working hours and work sharing arrangements would disproportionately affect female public sector workers.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Gender pay gap in Ireland still 'unacceptably' wide
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Gender pay gap in Ireland still 'unacceptably' wide

Mar 20th 2013, 8:34 PM 10,542 Views 93 Comments

A report that was discussed in the European Parliament today found that 38 per cent of Europeans rank the pay gap as the most important inequality.

# gender-equality - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Unsolved murder highlights plight of Afghan women
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Unsolved murder highlights plight of Afghan women

Mar 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,594 Views 3 Comments

16-year-old Shakila was found dead in the house where she worked as a maid just over a year ago.

# gender-equality - Friday 8 March, 2013

Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins
# Women's Day
# Women's Day

Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins

Mar 8th 2013, 6:47 PM 4,935 Views 33 Comments

On International Women’s Day, the President tells an audience at Áras an Úachtaráin that Ireland must support assault victims more.

Hey guys, it's in November
# But When Is?...
From The Daily Edge
# But When Is?...

Hey guys, it's in November

Mar 8th 2013, 10:39 AM 10,960 Views 50 Comments

International Men’s Day, that is.

# gender-equality - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us

Mar 7th 2013, 7:00 PM 166 Views 21 Comments

Traditional gender roles serve as prescriptive claims about how girls and women should act. There are greater choices for both men and women now, so we need to reconcile our competing demands, writes Margaret O’Keefe.

# gender-equality - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Ireland among worst performers in increasing number of female directors
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Ireland among worst performers in increasing number of female directors

Jan 26th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,085 Views 62 Comments

New European data shows 24 EU countries increased their proportion of female company directors last year – but not us.

# gender-equality - Friday 21 December, 2012

Gender equalisation car insurance policy comes into effect today
# Insurance
# Insurance

Gender equalisation car insurance policy comes into effect today

Dec 21st 2012, 7:15 AM 7,360 Views 60 Comments

The EU guidelines on gender equality mean female drivers will see a rise in their premiums while male drivers stand to make savings in their insurance.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Lynch calls for action to increase women's roles on State Boards
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Lynch calls for action to increase women's roles on State Boards

Dec 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 3,290 Views 37 Comments

The Junior Minister said the government will have to strengthen its efforts if it is to meet its own targets.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

'Unisex' insurance will be mandatory in Ireland
# Premiums
# Premiums

'Unisex' insurance will be mandatory in Ireland

Oct 31st 2012, 4:26 PM 8,209 Views 55 Comments

Alan Shatter confirms that the EU directive that gender no longer be used as a criterion for calculating premiums is being implemented in Ireland.