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#Gender

# gender - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

People will be able to self-identify as male or female in Scotland's census next year

Sep 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 10,558 Views 7 Comments

National Records of Scotland, who are responsible for the census, said people do not need a gender-recognition certificate to identify as a different gender from the one registered at birth.

# gender - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety
# Safety
# Safety

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety

Jul 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,052 Views 23 Comments
  • The number of Luas security officers has increased by 30% after a report found that women have serious safety concerns on public transport, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Activists say better infrastructure, like lighting at bus stops, and including women in planning are crucial to making public transport safer.
  • Negative experiences have a "lasting effect" on women's transport choices, according to Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

# gender - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Top commercial stations play Irish female artists in charts at lower rate than most national radio
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

Top commercial stations play Irish female artists in charts at lower rate than most national radio

Jul 8th 2021, 7:18 PM 17,365 Views 48 Comments

There were no women and no people of colour in FM104′s top 20 most-played songs.

# gender - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,195 Views 0 Comments

Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.

# gender - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
# National Gender Service
# National Gender Service

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 31,816 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

# gender - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
# Health
# Health

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,661 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

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 16,812 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 - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Call to prevent Covid-19 pandemic resulting in two million FGM cases 'that would otherwise be averted'
# Child Marriage
# Child Marriage

Call to prevent Covid-19 pandemic resulting in two million FGM cases 'that would otherwise be averted'

Jun 30th 2020, 8:24 AM 25,060 Views 11 Comments

The UNFPA has called for urgent action to be taken to protect girls around the world.

# gender - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,906 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# gender - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography

Feb 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 41,858 Views 34 Comments

Cliodhna McAllister writes about how her experiences with Tinder, dating and porn got her thinking about how we view sexuality and gender in Ireland.

# gender - 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 9,826 Views 29 Comments

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

# gender - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
# Herstory
# Herstory

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,157 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

# gender - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the decade by US linguists
# They/them
# They/them

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the decade by US linguists

Jan 5th 2020, 12:45 PM 15,656 Views 112 Comments

‘They’ had previously been named word of the year by the American Dialect Society in 2015.

# gender - Friday 20 December, 2019

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets
# Maya Forstater
# Maya Forstater

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets

Dec 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 43,880 Views 161 Comments

Maya Forstater lost her job after tweeting that she opposed proposals to reform the UK Gender Recognition Act.

# gender - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February
# Equal Rights
# Equal Rights

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,319 Views 23 Comments

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

# gender - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Junior Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys across most subjects
# Gender Breakdown
# Gender Breakdown

Junior Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys across most subjects

Oct 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,703 Views 19 Comments

The data shows girls received more A grades than boys in most subjects.

# gender - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes

Sep 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 17,307 Views 81 Comments

The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.

# gender - 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 11,036 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

# gender - Monday 10 June, 2019

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender
# Vatican
# Vatican

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 25,020 Views 120 Comments

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

# gender - Friday 31 May, 2019

Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils - how does your council fare on gender?
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils - how does your council fare on gender?

May 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 16,281 Views 95 Comments

Sinn Féin and Solidarity-People Before Profit were the only parties to see a decrease in the number of female elected candidates.

# gender - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
# Women For Election
# Women For Election

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,304 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

# gender - Sunday 27 January, 2019

The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning

Jan 27th 2019, 8:45 AM 24,047 Views 51 Comments

Aerach means gay in both the modern sense as well as the original meaning of happy and carefree writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# gender - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Nov 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,170 Views 68 Comments

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# gender - 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 29,834 Views 150 Comments

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

# gender - Saturday 20 October, 2018

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,893 Views 46 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

# gender - 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 26,196 Views 84 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# gender - 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 14,190 Views 60 Comments

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

# gender - 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 13,007 Views 55 Comments

“We betrayed the public trust.”

# gender - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

Jul 9th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,284 Views 73 Comments

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

# gender - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO
# Gender
# Gender

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO

Jun 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 13,838 Views 131 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s revised classification system sees trans-identities added under conditions relating to sexual health.

# gender - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage
# On Chesil Beach
# On Chesil Beach

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

May 27th 2018, 10:30 AM 26,265 Views 21 Comments

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

# gender - Sunday 29 April, 2018

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son
# Bacha Poshi
# Bacha Poshi

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son

Apr 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,012 Views 24 Comments

The 18-year-old has pretended to be a boy for most of her life.

# gender - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap
# UK
# UK

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap

Apr 5th 2018, 11:01 AM 6,975 Views 92 Comments

A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.

# gender - Monday 2 April, 2018

UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap
# Paymetoo
# Paymetoo

UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap

Apr 2nd 2018, 1:23 PM 10,091 Views 68 Comments

All companies in the UK with over 250 employees will soon have to publish their stats on gender pay differences.

# gender - Sunday 18 March, 2018

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM
# Cutting
# Cutting

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM

Mar 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 25,750 Views 24 Comments

“People don’t speak about it unless a victim of this heinous crime speaks out.”

# gender - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
# Empire Of Misogyny
# Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,255 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# gender - 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 15,201 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 45,080 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

# gender - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
# Hearing Voices
# Hearing Voices

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,872 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# gender - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions
# Wage Equality
# Wage Equality

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions

Jan 6th 2018, 8:15 AM 12,323 Views 69 Comments

EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men

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