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#Gender Gap

# gender-gap - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Emer Higgins TD: We can no longer rely on corporate goodwill - gender quotas are a must
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Emer Higgins TD: We can no longer rely on corporate goodwill - gender quotas are a must

Updated Sep 8th 2021, 11:57 AM 27,505 Views 125 Comments

The Fine Gael TD is releasing a new Gender Balance Bill providing for gender quotas on boards and governing councils.

# gender-gap - Friday 12 January, 2018

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap
# Planning Ahead
# Planning Ahead

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Jan 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 9,276 Views 41 Comments

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

# gender-gap - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Poll: Should Irish companies have to publish difference in what male and female employees earn?
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Poll: Should Irish companies have to publish difference in what male and female employees earn?

Oct 25th 2017, 10:29 PM 17,421 Views 102 Comments

The existing gender pay gap in Ireland is 13.9%.

# gender-gap - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade

Jun 7th 2017, 12:01 AM 8,728 Views 66 Comments

Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.

# gender-gap - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer?
# Disparity
# Disparity

'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer?

Feb 17th 2016, 6:07 AM 9,839 Views 42 Comments

Research conducted by Oxfam has found inequality to be a major election issue for voters.

# gender-gap - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Girls turned off IT jobs by 'geeky, anti-social, overly masculine, nerdy image'
# Makeover Time
# Makeover Time

Girls turned off IT jobs by 'geeky, anti-social, overly masculine, nerdy image'

Aug 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 13,729 Views 70 Comments

A leading industry figure thinks an industry makeover could be in order.

# gender-gap - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
# Bridging The Gap
# Bridging The Gap

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,828 Views 65 Comments

The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.

# gender-gap - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap

Oct 28th 2014, 8:41 AM 10,402 Views 16 Comments

Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.

# gender-gap - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction

Oct 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 96 Views 10 Comments

Women and girls are participating more in sports, and more consistently, in part because of strong examples set by homegrown female athletes.

# gender-gap - Thursday 6 March, 2014

# gender-gap - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses
# Goldieblox
# Goldieblox

This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses

Nov 20th 2013, 3:43 PM 23,500 Views 65 Comments

And it is stupendous.

# gender-gap - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

May 8th 2013, 8:01 PM 18,311 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gender-gap - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows
# Domestic Bliss
# Domestic Bliss

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows

Feb 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 29,560 Views 36 Comments

“Did you turn off the immersion?”

# gender-gap - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?
# Let's Get Physical
# Let's Get Physical

Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?

Jan 29th 2013, 1:11 PM 25,971 Views 33 Comments

A new ESRI study has found that almost 7 per cent of adults take part in one specific sport every week.

# gender-gap - 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 6,086 Views 62 Comments

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

# gender-gap - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Gender gap: Irish women pay 'high price' for motherhood
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Gender gap: Irish women pay 'high price' for motherhood

Dec 18th 2012, 10:26 AM 10,301 Views 32 Comments

A new OECD report shows that the gender pay gap in Ireland widens as women have children.

# gender-gap - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Gender pay gap got wider during downturn - official report
# Gender Gap
# Gender Gap

Gender pay gap got wider during downturn - official report

Aug 21st 2011, 5:45 PM 412 Views 9 Comments

New data from the Central Statistics Office show that the gap between pay for men and women widened in 2009.

# gender-gap - Friday 4 March, 2011

75% of news journalists are men, study finds
# Equality
# Equality

75% of news journalists are men, study finds

Mar 4th 2011, 3:26 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

UK study also shows that one-third of business and politics journalists in top newspapers are women.

# gender-gap - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

# gender-gap - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Mind the gender gap: Ireland's rating is on the rise
# Equality
# Equality

Mind the gender gap: Ireland's rating is on the rise

Oct 12th 2010, 11:23 AM 915 Views 1 Comment

Ireland climbs two places on the Global Gender Gap Index.