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# gender - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

Jan 19th 2016, 6:10 AM 33,348 Views 43 Comments

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# gender - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
# Women And War
# Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 17,959 Views 26 Comments

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# gender - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'
# Sierra Leone
# Sierra Leone

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'

Nov 7th 2015, 8:30 PM 44,556 Views 24 Comments

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# gender - Sunday 1 November, 2015

15 products for men that seriously need to cop on
# Macho Man
From The Daily Edge
# Macho Man

15 products for men that seriously need to cop on

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 13,340 Views 22 Comments

We do not need this outrageous packaging.

# gender - Thursday 8 October, 2015

TV station forced to pull ad promoting female employees because it's sexist
# France
# France

TV station forced to pull ad promoting female employees because it's sexist

Oct 8th 2015, 3:11 PM 11,736 Views 27 Comments

“Where are the women?”

# gender - Saturday 3 October, 2015

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made
# Please Your Man
# Please Your Man

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made

Oct 3rd 2015, 11:15 AM 47,090 Views 85 Comments

“Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives.”

# gender - Monday 28 September, 2015

Here's why the word 'friendzone' needs to die
# Nice Guys
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Guys

Here's why the word 'friendzone' needs to die

Sep 28th 2015, 12:02 PM 8,376 Views 29 Comments

And soon.

# gender - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"
# Asking For It
# Asking For It

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"

Sep 5th 2015, 11:45 AM 36,643 Views 29 Comments

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.

Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert
# Drone Warfare
# Drone Warfare

Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert

Sep 5th 2015, 9:45 AM 20,146 Views 29 Comments

She’s the main character in one-woman show Grounded, in the Tiger Fringe this month.

# gender - Monday 6 July, 2015

Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs
# Women On Top
# Women On Top

Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs

Jul 6th 2015, 8:15 PM 12,634 Views 60 Comments

The civil service is trying to be gender balanced – but it’s got a long way to go.

# gender - Sunday 5 July, 2015

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'
# Opinion
# Opinion

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'

Jul 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 1,055 Views 76 Comments

I spent my teenage years and young adulthood feeling different in a way I couldn’t put my finger on. I was constantly at war with myself.

# gender - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

May 31st 2015, 7:45 AM 11,318 Views 45 Comments

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# gender - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert
# Examination Blues
# Examination Blues

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

May 28th 2015, 6:04 AM 9,299 Views 20 Comments

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

# gender - Monday 25 May, 2015

To shape a fairer Africa in the next 50 years, we must listen to women
# Opinion
# Opinion

To shape a fairer Africa in the next 50 years, we must listen to women

May 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 84 Views 43 Comments

The African Union’s ‘Agenda 2063’ sets out a vision for the continent’s development over the next half-century – but how will it be reached?

# gender - 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 - Friday 27 March, 2015

Poll: Are there too many middle-aged men in politics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are there too many middle-aged men in politics?

Mar 27th 2015, 9:08 AM 15,525 Views 126 Comments

Or are they the best people for the job?

# gender - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Women will earn as much as men ... in 2058
# The Waiting Game
# The Waiting Game

Women will earn as much as men ... in 2058

Mar 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 7,892 Views 56 Comments

Most women in the US will have to wait 43 years to close the salary gap, but Irish women could have to hold out even longer.

# gender - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Irish women are pretty concerned about discrimination at work. Irish men? Not that bothered.
# Not Equal
# Not Equal

Irish women are pretty concerned about discrimination at work. Irish men? Not that bothered.

Mar 8th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,619 Views 65 Comments

Many women don’t believe they’re being rewarded as much as their (equally qualified) male colleagues.

# gender - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Feb 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 103,404 Views 160 Comments

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# gender - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family?
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

Column: Why do I have to choose between my identity and my family?

Feb 8th 2015, 8:45 AM 1,095 Views 200 Comments

My identity is very important to me. But my family is my life itself. I love them so much. I should not be asked to give up one for the other.

# gender - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we?
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

Column: We could put Ireland at the forefront of trans recognition, so why don't we?

Feb 4th 2015, 3:09 PM 885 Views 155 Comments

Ireland currently has the dubious distinction of being one of the only EU states without any legal recognition process for trans people.

# gender - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

This little girl's letter pleading for more female superheroes is a must-read
# Wonder Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Wonder Girl

This little girl's letter pleading for more female superheroes is a must-read

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:47 PM 2,551 Views 3 Comments

‘Girls read comics too’.

# gender - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Women-only subways are being considered in China
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Women-only subways are being considered in China

Jan 29th 2015, 10:31 AM 15,132 Views 157 Comments

It comes after pink parking spaces – 30 centimeters wider then usual – were introduced for the alleged struggles women have parking in narrow spaces.

# gender - Monday 12 January, 2015

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths
# Edumacashun
# Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,957 Views 24 Comments

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

# gender - Friday 9 January, 2015

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality
# Equality
# Equality

Staff at NUI Galway to start investigation into structural inequality

Jan 9th 2015, 10:19 AM 8,135 Views 13 Comments

This follows a decision to award Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington €70,000 last month after she was unfairly passed over for promotion.

# gender - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Opinon: This Nollaig na mBan, let's recognise that women shoulder the majority of care work
# Nollaig Na Mban
# Nollaig Na Mban

Opinon: This Nollaig na mBan, let's recognise that women shoulder the majority of care work

Jan 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 91 Views 29 Comments

Historically, societies assumed that women did the caring and men were breadwinners. While things are changing, the responsibility for work within the home still falls predominantly to women.

# gender - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy

Nov 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 14,228 Views 40 Comments

The DF has recently encouraged more women to join its ranks.

# gender - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders

Nov 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 8,185 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.

# gender - Monday 24 November, 2014

Breathe a sigh of relief: that amazing Lego note from the 1970s appears to be legit
# Lego
From The Daily Edge
# Lego

Breathe a sigh of relief: that amazing Lego note from the 1970s appears to be legit

Nov 24th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,630 Views 0 Comments

PHEW.

Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue
# Business
# Business

Opinion: The time has come to reframe the gender issue

Nov 24th 2014, 8:00 AM 94 Views 40 Comments

We have massive opportunities ahead of us, so let’s seize them.

# gender - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?
# Gender
# Gender

Opinion: The psychology of appearance – is there a gender bias at play in job interviews?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 1,777 Views 8 Comments

Women who seem ‘too feminine’ may face an uphill struggle when applying for managerial jobs…

# gender - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating
# Portrayal Of Women
# Portrayal Of Women

Opinion: A game that lets you murder prostitutes? It's creepy, offensive and infuriating

Nov 20th 2014, 1:15 PM 13,208 Views 229 Comments

Can we say with 100% certainty that such graphic depictions of sex and violence won’t influence attitudes toward women a teeny tiny bit?

# gender - Monday 3 November, 2014

This Instagram account is collecting the absolute worst men on Tinder
# Bye Felipe
From The Daily Edge
# Bye Felipe

This Instagram account is collecting the absolute worst men on Tinder

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:35 PM 11,023 Views 2 Comments

Ew.

# gender - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Quiz show apologises after asking contestants to name 'a woman's job'
# Family Misfortunes
# Family Misfortunes

Quiz show apologises after asking contestants to name 'a woman's job'

Oct 16th 2014, 1:35 PM 15,112 Views 25 Comments

Family Feud Australia was accused of sexism by viewers.

# gender - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?
# Confidence Gap
# Confidence Gap

Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?

Oct 11th 2014, 12:00 PM 93 Views 54 Comments

On average, women are less confident about competing than their male counterparts. Why?

# gender - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men
# Because I Am A Girl
# Because I Am A Girl

No country in the world gives women the same power, pay and rights it gives to men

Oct 7th 2014, 4:31 PM 14,958 Views 71 Comments

Plan Ireland published a report today that highlighted gender inequality.

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 89 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 - Friday 3 October, 2014

Does the tax system affect women and men differently?
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

Does the tax system affect women and men differently?

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 8,487 Views 16 Comments

Yes, but not by design.

# gender - Monday 29 September, 2014

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 35,357 Views 15 Comments

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

# gender - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?
# South Africa
# South Africa

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 AM 12,194 Views 11 Comments

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.