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# prejudice

Last year
Anger at French Open amid claim female players treated like 'second class citizens'
Tennis pioneer Billie Jean-King has waded into the tournament’s scheduling row.
All time
'We live in a world where there are a lot of sad and angry people' - The challenges of being a female pundit
Irish footballer Chloe Mustaki on the Karen Carney controversy and her own experiences in punditry.
Race, religion and prejudice: The issues raised at Ireland’s first FGM trial
A married couple were yesterday convicted of allowing female genital mutilation to be carried out on their daughter.
Disability: 'Are one in four people that I meet uncomfortable talking to me?'
We need to give people the time and opportunity to become comfortable around those with disabilities, writes Keith Hayes.
President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.
Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime
A new report from the University of Limerick finds Ireland to be out of step with international legislation on hate crime.
Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'
A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.
Children were the victims in a quarter of all 2014 racist incidents reported so far
67 incidents have been reported since the start of the year. Almost a third happened either at work or in school or college.
Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales
What we’ve seen happen to Roma families in Ireland this is week is something we all would like to think disappeared centuries ago – a witch-hunt.
Column: Just words? Anti-Roma and Traveller rhetoric has serious consequences
Following recent comment made about Travellers by a French MP, in which he suggested more should have been murdered during the Holocaust, Martin Collins considers the impact on hateful speech on violence against minorities.
Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression
The survey showed 34 per cent believe they had been avoided or shunned because of their mental health problems.
Michael D Higgins hits out at racism and homophobia
The President said the problems can cause violence and even lead to suicide among young people.
Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'
Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.
Debate on Islam in France ignites controversy
A debate on the role of Islam in secular France just one week ahead of the outlawing of facial veils in public has led to cries of prejudice within the country.
Anti-Islam Dutch politician stands trial for incitement to hatred
The controversial politician is accused of inciting hatred against Muslims, after describing Islam as “fascist” and announcing: “there is a battle going on and we have to defend ourselves”.
Prejudice against Muslims is seen as normal, says senior Tory
Co-chairperson of British Conservatives says Islamophobia is now socially acceptable in the UK.