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# gender - Monday 9 January, 2012

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study

Jan 9th 2012, 3:14 PM 4,069 Views 8 Comments

New research claims that gender could be predicted within the first trimester.

# gender - Sunday 8 January, 2012

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals
# Olympics 2012
# Olympics 2012

23 Olympic Summer Games scandals

Jan 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 9,241 Views 27 Comments

Gender confusion, politics, violence, boycotts, doped atheletes, a doped horse – oh, and a race with only one competitor: some of the most striking moments of the past 100 years of Olympic Games.

# gender - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Men "value themselves more than women", says survey
# Gender
# Gender

Men "value themselves more than women", says survey

Dec 6th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,396 Views 5 Comments

Figures released by a life assurance provider show that men spend more money on their life assurance than women do – raising the question if men value themselves more.

# gender - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Column: Gender quotas do women no favours – and undermine democracy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Gender quotas do women no favours – and undermine democracy

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:30 AM 7,657 Views 58 Comments

Yes, we need more women in politics – but gender quotas go against everything our democracy stands for, writes Labour TD Joanna Tuffy.

# gender - Monday 14 November, 2011

Bill enforcing gender quotas to be published within year - Gilmore
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Bill enforcing gender quotas to be published within year - Gilmore

Nov 14th 2011, 10:39 AM 794 Views 26 Comments

However, Labour’s Joanna Tuffy has said election quotas would be “anti-democratic” and “discriminatory”.

# gender - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Column: Women will make politics better – and quotas are the only way
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women will make politics better – and quotas are the only way

Nov 12th 2011, 6:53 PM 227 Views 130 Comments

Having more women in politics is the shake-up our system needs – but those who say we don’t need quotas are kidding themselves, writes Eoin Murray.

# gender - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

Nov 9th 2011, 11:27 AM 2,988 Views 112 Comments

As Mary Mitchell-O’Connor hosts an all-women meeting of TDs and senators, we are asking you: Should there be a minimum quota on the number of women putting themselves forward for political election?

# gender - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 PM 212 Views 51 Comments

Ireland has a huge way to go in terms of gender equality but the onus is on men to do something about it, says Plan Ireland CEO David Dalton.

# gender - Monday 19 September, 2011

UK may be considering gender neutral passports
# Gender Neutral
# Gender Neutral

UK may be considering gender neutral passports

Sep 19th 2011, 12:36 PM 651 Views 11 Comments

The UK Home Office is reportedly exploring the possibility of removing gender descriptions from passports.

# gender - Thursday 18 August, 2011

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

Aug 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 955 Views 14 Comments

The Labour TD for Wicklow / East Carlow says women face five particular challenges they need met, before they can consider running for election, and we can achieve balance.

'Up for the Match' up for the ladies?
# GENDER GAA
# GENDER GAA

'Up for the Match' up for the ladies?

Aug 18th 2011, 12:19 PM 605 Views 6 Comments

A Wexford councillor says RTÉ should ‘move with the times’ and provide pre-match coverage of the camogie and ladies’ football finals, as they do for the hurling and football finals.

# gender - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Poll: Should Ireland lift the ban on same-sex marriage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland lift the ban on same-sex marriage?

Aug 14th 2011, 12:33 PM 10,350 Views 253 Comments

Demonstrators in Dublin are today seeking to lift the ban on same-sex marriage. What do you think about the issue?

# gender - Friday 15 July, 2011

Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries
# Google Plus
# Google Plus

Google Plus addresses gender and grammar worries

Jul 15th 2011, 2:20 PM 848 Views 3 Comments

Users will now be able to hide their gender identity from other Google Plus members, while statistics reveal that three quarters of users are male.

# gender - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues

Jun 23rd 2011, 4:34 PM 1,293 Views 12 Comments

A major report by the Council of Europe both praises and criticises Ireland on various discrimination and gender issues.

# gender - Thursday 2 June, 2011

No woman writer will ever be my equal, says author VS Naipaul
# Women Writers
From The Daily Edge
# Women Writers

No woman writer will ever be my equal, says author VS Naipaul

Jun 2nd 2011, 10:44 AM 485 Views 0 Comments

“I read a piece of writing and within a paragraph or two I know whether it is by a woman or not. I think [it is] unequal to me,” said the Booker Prize winner.

# gender - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

# gender - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Make a night out of International Women's Day
# IWD
# IWD

Make a night out of International Women's Day

Mar 8th 2011, 3:35 PM 1,112 Views 0 Comments

Check out a list of events designed to celebrate and debate IWD in Ireland this evening.

Poll: Do we need an International Women's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do we need an International Women's Day?

Mar 8th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,377 Views 0 Comments

It’s the centenary of #IWD and Barack Obama has announced March 2011 as “Women’s History Month”: but do you think women need a special day dedicated to their issues at all?

Read Me: Equality for women has made progress - but not enough
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: Equality for women has made progress - but not enough

Mar 8th 2011, 9:29 AM 165 Views 2 Comments

Concern Worldwide workers write on International Women’s Day of the discrimination, violence, coerced sex and early marriage that doom many of the world’s little girls to a cruel future.

# gender - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women?

Mar 2nd 2011, 9:20 AM 1,236 Views 4 Comments

Insurance companies can no longer offer women a discount for safer driving. Let us know what you think.

# gender - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

EU threatens gender quota on companies if they don't appoint more women to top jobs
# Quotas
# Quotas

EU threatens gender quota on companies if they don't appoint more women to top jobs

Mar 1st 2011, 3:24 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

Justice commissioner says publicly-listed companies should be aiming to fill 30 per cent of all board positions with women by 2015.

# gender - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Men worse for the planet's environment than women
# Gender Bias
From The Daily Edge
# Gender Bias

Men worse for the planet's environment than women

Feb 23rd 2011, 3:29 PM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

Research in Europe finds that women emit less carbon than men, making them the greener sex.

# gender - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Women account for 15.2 per cent of all GE11 candidates: report
# GE11
# GE11

Women account for 15.2 per cent of all GE11 candidates: report

Feb 12th 2011, 4:48 PM 2,949 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ reports that while number of women running for election this year is marginally up on last time, four constituencies have no female candidates.

# gender - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Irish women are less-well off than men - but they live longer and are less likely to emigrate
# Gender
# Gender

Irish women are less-well off than men - but they live longer and are less likely to emigrate

Feb 2nd 2011, 6:20 PM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

Gender imbalance exists according to report from Central Statistics Office – but inequality is present on both sides of the divide.

# gender - Sunday 31 October, 2010

Men are the weaker sex, says study
# Aging
From The Daily Edge
# Aging

Men are the weaker sex, says study

Oct 31st 2010, 2:52 PM 198 Views 0 Comments

Could it be that women live longer because they are less “disposable” than men?

# gender - 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 917 Views 1 Comment

Ireland climbs two places on the Global Gender Gap Index.

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