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From TheJournal.ie New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb' Integration

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'

The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.

From TheJournal.ie Sharon Donnery: 'There were no female role models, no one I could aspire to be like' Opinion

Sharon Donnery: 'There were no female role models, no one I could aspire to be like'

Tools like targets or quotas are not about artificially levelling the playing field – they are to ensure access to the field in the first place, writes Sharon Donnery.

From The42 All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles Diversity Is Strength This post contains videos

All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles

TJ Perenara and Brad Weber both spoke out in support of the gay community.

From TheJournal.ie Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds Diversity

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds

It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.

From TheJournal.ie Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech Inclusion Rider

Frances McDormand asks all female nominees to stand in rousing Oscars speech

She won the Best Actress award for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers Diversity

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers

TheJournal.ie was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 6 surprising benefits older people can bring to your team Older Workers

6 surprising benefits older people can bring to your team

They have years of experience, better communication and won’t job hop.

From TheJournal.ie 5 career lessons I wish I'd learned younger: Torunn Dahl of Deloitte Ireland What I Wish I'd Known

5 career lessons I wish I'd learned younger: Torunn Dahl of Deloitte Ireland

Dahl is head of employee relations at the multinational giant.

From TheJournal.ie 'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness Diversity

'Diversity equals innovation': Why these Irish workplaces are blazing a trail for inclusiveness

We spoke to industry professionals leading the way on diversity and inclusion in Irish workplaces.

From The42 Opinion: Positive discrimination is needed in sport to battle gender balance problem Women In Sport
From TheJournal.ie Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion Research

Some new fathers fear taking parental leave will hamper their chances of promotion

28% of people working in technical roles believe fathers may be viewed as less committed to their job if they take full parental leave.

From TheJournal.ie L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism Munroe Bergdorf

L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism

The 29-year-old model, DJ and black trans activist said her comments had been taken out of context.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Diverse Finsbury is an example of how things could be in the world' Diversity

Column: 'Diverse Finsbury is an example of how things could be in the world'

The violence of the Finsbury Park attack belies the truth of an area that is in fact, a cultural melting pot, a picture of diversity at its finest, writes Stephen Mullan.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding Diversity

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding

The Irish Film Board said these new initiatives will encourage new female talent to enter the industry.

From TheJournal.ie London Tube announcements will now say 'hello everyone' instead of 'ladies and gentlemen' Diverse City

London Tube announcements will now say 'hello everyone' instead of 'ladies and gentlemen'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that he was aware that “some customers may not feel comfortable” with some station announcements.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work Bumping Up Figures

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

Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free Carlow Arts Festival

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

From TheJournal.ie 'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument White Supremacy

'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument

The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

From TheJournal.ie Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers Diversity

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books Diversity

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

From TheJournal.ie Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years Diversity

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

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

Tim Burton is being slated for the lack of diversity in his new film

“Things either call for things, or they don’t.”

From TheJournal.ie 'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here' Diversity

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

From TheJournal.ie Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder I Am Immigrant

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

From TheJournal.ie This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves Whitewashing History

This book about George Washington's happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves

A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.

From TheJournal.ie Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out Diversity

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out

This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.

From The42 'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity' Characters

'We've got the jokers, the lovers, the fighters, a team of diversity'

David Pocock ‘is a really interesting character,’ says Michael Cheika.

Here's why Lena Dunham's Emmys post has annoyed loads of Instagram users

The actress forgot to congratulate Viola Davis and all hell broke loose…

Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity

Matt Damon has responded to those accusations of 'whitesplaining' diversity

The actor cut across a black film producer to explain diversity to her, and people went MAD.

From TheJournal.ie A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies Recruitment

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

From TheJournal.ie "I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland" Tech

"I think there is much less misogyny in Ireland"

Recent developments suggest things are on the up for diversity in the tech sector, but there is still a long way to go.

From TheJournal.ie Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men Diversity

Google's global workforce is overwhelmingly white and Asian men

In the US, only 2% of its workers were black.

The 11 most important internet reactions to Apple's new emojis

The last one is the most important.

From TheJournal.ie Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate Future Voices

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate

A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for using an 'inappropriate' racial term

The actor described black actors as “coloured” during an interview.

From TheJournal.ie Who are the 30%ers? What's Diversity?

Who are the 30%ers?

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

From TheJournal.ie The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy Rebuttal

The Oscars president has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she would like diversity to improve, but refused to condemn this years nominations.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair Whitewash

Opinion: This year's Oscars were a decidedly white affair

The Academy’s (94% white) voters indisputably snubbed creative talent by non-white actors and directors this year.

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