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#Gender

# gender - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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 45,187 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 12,879 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 12,331 Views 69 Comments

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

# gender - Friday 22 December, 2017

Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets
# Gender Breakdown
# Gender Breakdown

Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:30 PM 9,630 Views 43 Comments

It has run a number of female-focused recruitment campaigns and says that gender diversity is an operational imperative.

# gender - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1
# Gender Pay Gap
# Gender Pay Gap

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1

Nov 1st 2017, 4:24 PM 14,368 Views 39 Comments

A report looked into gender equality and pay at the national broadcaster.

Almost 7% of women earn the minimum wage, compared to less than 3% of men
# Report
# Report

Almost 7% of women earn the minimum wage, compared to less than 3% of men

Nov 1st 2017, 7:29 AM 7,580 Views 26 Comments

An ESRI report said this was because women were more likely to work in part-time jobs or smaller firms.

# gender - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female

Oct 31st 2017, 5:09 PM 10,196 Views 35 Comments

The equality reports come following a series of high profile gender discrimination cases taken against the university by female academic staff in recent years.

# gender - Friday 29 September, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'
# Column
# Column

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'

Sep 29th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,391 Views 295 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin writes for TheJournal.ie on her frustration with the ‘arrogance and entitlement’ of establishment parties.

# gender - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls
# Gender Roles
# Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Sep 9th 2017, 11:45 AM 8,983 Views 72 Comments

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

# gender - Monday 4 September, 2017

Poll: Do you think getting rid of girls and boys children's clothing labels is a good idea?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you think getting rid of girls and boys children's clothing labels is a good idea?

Sep 4th 2017, 10:13 AM 31,139 Views 187 Comments

A major UK retailer is doing just that.

# gender - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'The portrayal of gender abuse is often misused in order to justify discriminatory and even racist speech'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'The portrayal of gender abuse is often misused in order to justify discriminatory and even racist speech'

Aug 27th 2017, 8:30 AM 7,872 Views 47 Comments

The inclusivity of our feminist discourse must be continually re-affirmed, write Nicoletta Mandolini and Dr Caroline Williamson.

# gender - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

Aug 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 22,472 Views 150 Comments

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

# gender - Friday 11 August, 2017

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,374 Views 116 Comments

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

# gender - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

Aug 8th 2017, 7:45 AM 24,273 Views 138 Comments

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

# gender - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

Aug 6th 2017, 2:26 PM 18,321 Views 95 Comments

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

# gender - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?
# Family Poll
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Jul 26th 2017, 5:04 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

# gender - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff
# Payments
# Payments

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

Jul 25th 2017, 11:53 AM 9,998 Views 30 Comments

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# gender - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters
# Revealed
# Revealed

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters

Jul 19th 2017, 12:20 PM 29,037 Views 50 Comments

The former Top Gear 2.0 presenter is earning over £2 million – more than four times the amount of the BBC’s highest-paid woman.

# gender - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'
# Gender Diversity
# Gender Diversity

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'

Jul 11th 2017, 6:03 AM 13,444 Views 47 Comments

Yesterday, the Royal College of Surgeons launched a report that aims to increase their female representation.

# gender - Monday 10 July, 2017

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work
# Bumping Up Figures
# Bumping Up Figures

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work

Jul 10th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,523 Views 26 Comments

Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.

# gender - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'
# Column
# Column

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:15 AM 76,713 Views 116 Comments

Do those social justice warriors and feminists not see the irony in claiming to oppose racism and sexism whilst harbouring contempt for one group of people, writes AR Devine.

# gender - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'
# Leo's Cabinet
# Leo's Cabinet

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 1,075 Views 74 Comments

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# gender - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women
# Gender
# Gender

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women

Apr 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 46,706 Views 26 Comments

“Did he control his wife in the past? Soza pauses for a second. “Yes,” he says.”

# gender - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
# Births And Deaths
# Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Apr 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 17,747 Views 7 Comments

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# gender - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms
# Plenty Of Choice
# Plenty Of Choice

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms

Mar 21st 2017, 4:35 PM 18,138 Views 36 Comments

Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.

# gender - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'
# Startups
# Startups

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Mar 19th 2017, 3:00 PM 46,305 Views 36 Comments

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

# gender - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer
# Prenatal Gender Tests
# Prenatal Gender Tests

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Mar 7th 2017, 12:51 PM 16,346 Views 65 Comments

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# gender - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Outdated and sexist': MPs tell employers to stop making women wear high-heels
# Put Their Foot Down
# Put Their Foot Down

'Outdated and sexist': MPs tell employers to stop making women wear high-heels

Mar 6th 2017, 10:46 PM 14,754 Views 32 Comments

An online petition to prevent employers forcing female employees to wear high-heels got 150,000 signatures.

# gender - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years
# Diversity
# Diversity

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:27 PM 7,847 Views 32 Comments

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# gender - Friday 27 January, 2017

Women in the UK told to wear revealing clothes and more make-up to work
# Outdated And Sexist
# Outdated And Sexist

Women in the UK told to wear revealing clothes and more make-up to work

Jan 27th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,001 Views 30 Comments

A recent study also shows that girls as young as six can be led to believe men are smarter and more talented than women.

# gender - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Men DO open up about their problems - but no-one is listening
# Opinion
# Opinion

Men DO open up about their problems - but no-one is listening

Oct 29th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,218 Views 116 Comments

James Behan of Men’s Voices Ireland on why men’s problems are frequently trivialised.

# gender - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

Oct 25th 2016, 3:03 PM 16,106 Views 55 Comments

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

# gender - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Japanese politicians are pretending to be pregnant to encourage men to clean the house
# Pitch In
# Pitch In

Japanese politicians are pretending to be pregnant to encourage men to clean the house

Oct 8th 2016, 6:45 AM 9,036 Views 12 Comments

Japanese men are not very helpful husbands when it comes to housework: they do just one hour of unpaid work daily compared to five hours for their wives.

# gender - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Sep 13th 2016, 8:41 AM 11,619 Views 47 Comments

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

# gender - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Sep 9th 2016, 5:13 PM 12,864 Views 83 Comments

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

# gender - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice
# Closed-door Remarks
# Closed-door Remarks

Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:10 PM 15,938 Views 132 Comments

The Pope blamed what he called “ideological colonising” by “very influential countries”.

# gender - 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 14,843 Views 119 Comments

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

# gender - Sunday 12 June, 2016

People are more likely to protect women than men
# Gender Bias
# Gender Bias

People are more likely to protect women than men

Jun 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,785 Views 48 Comments

Chivalry isn’t dead.

# gender - Thursday 2 June, 2016

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:00 AM 11,182 Views 213 Comments

No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.