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#Discrimination

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression Discrimination

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.

From TheJournal.ie My favourite speech: Simon Harris My Favourite Speech This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Simon Harris

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, one of the youngest members of the Dáil, Simon Harris, picks a speech by Bobby Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court Equality

Equality Authority: Surrogacy case goes to higher court

A woman who has become a mother via a surrogate is seeking maternity benefit has failed in her case at the Equality Tribunal. The Equality Authority is pushing for equal benefits.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues? Opinion

Column: Why are we so pass-remarkable on weight issues?

We are all aware that discrimination on the basis of race, creed or sexual preference is unacceptable, writes Lisa McInerney, so why is someone’s BMI fair game?

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination Discrimination

Sinn Féin minister found guilty of religious discrimination

Conor Murphy has been found guilty of discriminating against a Protestant applicant by Belfast’s Fair Employment Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot' Discrimination This post contains videos

New Jersey woman: 'I was sacked from lingerie warehouse for being too hot'

Lauren Odes, 29, says she was dismissed from a temporary job because she dressed too provocatively for a warehouse.

From TheJournal.ie Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors Equality

Government votes down FF bill on equality for gay teachers and doctors

Justice Minister Alan Shatter expressed concern about the wording of the proposed legislation by Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power.

From TheJournal.ie Overweight women face workplace discrimination - study Obesity

Overweight women face workplace discrimination - study

A new study indicates that women who are overweight are more likely to be passed over for jobs, receive smaller salaries and be given more menial tasks within an oragnisation.

From TheJournal.ie New website allows people to record and monitor racism Racism

New website allows people to record and monitor racism

The website is part of a joint initiative by 17 EU member states and supported by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is discrimination against women a problem in Irish workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is discrimination against women a problem in Irish workplaces?

Mary Mitchell O’Connor has warned that women are routinely paid and promoted less than men, and called for action. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work Women In Politics

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

From TheJournal.ie Traveller couple refused housing reaches settlement with local authority Equality

Traveller couple refused housing reaches settlement with local authority

The 17-year-old married couple will now have their housing application approved and backdated.

Playboy mansion visitors sue over sexual discrimination... against men

TMZ says a group of male visitors – who paid $1,000 each to enter a party – are suing, claiming women were allowed in for free.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Eurozone ministers prepare for crunch summit, former NI secretary’s computer may have been hacked, two more years of Trap, and Playboy sued for sexual discrimination… by men

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gets with the guidelines and indulges in a touch of “positive discrimination” when hiring for the clerical household.

From TheJournal.ie Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win Equality

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win

A devout Christian couple, who were forced to pay compensation to a gay couple who tried to stay in their B&B, launch an appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination at work: reports of ill-treatment soar by 60 per cent In Numbers

Discrimination at work: reports of ill-treatment soar by 60 per cent

Latest figures show the Equality Authority received over 1,000 more complaints of workplace discrimination last year.

From TheJournal.ie Column: When living with a disability, Ireland is a different country Opinion

Column: When living with a disability, Ireland is a different country

People in wheelchairs literally see life from another perspective – and the view isn’t too pretty, writes author Corina Duyn.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges Holland

Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges

Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie UN backs gay rights for the first time ever Gay Rights

UN backs gay rights for the first time ever

The top UN human rights body has issued a declaration denouncing discrimination or violence against people based on their sexual orientation.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

In today’s Fix: HSE apologises over misdiagnosed miscarriages; Houghton and Whelan are out of RTÉ soccer show; and Vladimir Putin shows off his latest hobby.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination Discrimination

Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination

Louise Hannon waived her anonymity to publicise the case.

From TheJournal.ie British family demand not to be served by hotel staff 'of colour' Ritz-Carlton

British family demand not to be served by hotel staff 'of colour'

Legal action taken by a waiter is halted by a judge. Waiter says he was told not to serve the family.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UN may ask Ireland to consider ethnic status for Travellers Discrimination

UN may ask Ireland to consider ethnic status for Travellers

The establishment of Traveller agency, and recognition as an ethic group, are proposals before a UN committee this month.

From TheJournal.ie Gay couple wins appeal over hotel's policy "discrimination" Discrimination

Gay couple wins appeal over hotel's policy "discrimination"

A Christian couple is told their policy that unmarried couples – including homosexuals – cannot share rooms is unlawful.

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