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'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
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'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,792 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women
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Turkey criticised for pulling out of landmark treaty protecting women

Mar 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 23,512 Views 32 Comments

The convention requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence and similar abuse.

Mr and Mrs Potato Head drop the titles 'to promote gender equality'
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Mr and Mrs Potato Head drop the titles 'to promote gender equality'

Feb 25th 2021, 10:30 PM 54,579 Views 193 Comments

The company who makes the toy said that the titles were limiting for “both gender identity and family structure”.

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
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Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 16,740 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of workers believe that using flexible work options negatively impacts their chances of promotion, according to a new study.

'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs
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'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs

Jul 29th 2020, 7:26 PM 33,528 Views 57 Comments

Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns says it is ‘incredible’ that it does not already exist.

General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality
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General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality

Feb 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,822 Views 29 Comments

The assembly is meeting this weekend to begin a structured examination of gender and gender stereotyping in Ireland.

'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community
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'It's up to people how they define themselves': Citizens' Assembly to examine gender in LGBT community

Updated Jan 25th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,744 Views 81 Comments

The chair of the assembly said gender equality was an issue affecting members of the LGBT community.

The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today
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The first meeting of the Citizens' Assembly on gender equality is happening today

Jan 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 10,541 Views 137 Comments

It will be the fifth assembly to convene since its establishment back in July 2016.

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The citizens' assembly on gender equality will meet for the first time this month

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,240 Views 64 Comments

Ninety nine people will take part in the citizens’ assembly.

One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household
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One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household

Nov 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 22,829 Views 47 Comments

The Gender Matters in Ireland 2019 report said there has been a continuation of so-called lad culture.

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation
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'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation

Oct 23rd 2019, 6:15 AM 25,425 Views 0 Comments

An estimated 6,000 females in Ireland have already undergone the harmful procedure.

An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap
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An Post promises to reduce 3.7% gender pay gap

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:55 AM 11,257 Views 26 Comments

A new report found that 73% of An Post management staff are male.

€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce
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€10.3 million in funding announced for migrant integration and gender equality in the workforce

Oct 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,944 Views 44 Comments

English language classes and training initiatives for women are some of the projects awarded grants.

Catherine Day to chair gender equality citizens' assembly
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Catherine Day to chair gender equality citizens' assembly

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:50 PM 10,292 Views 24 Comments

Day is a former Secretary General of the European Commission.

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn
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'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn

Jun 12th 2019, 1:08 PM 11,016 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
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Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,683 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget
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'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget

Jun 7th 2019, 6:54 PM 2,363 Views 3 Comments

The tournament should be celebrated and enjoyed but also represents a platform where important issues should not be ignored.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,759 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance
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45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance

Nov 12th 2018, 1:16 PM 29,797 Views 150 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said the positions will be for world-class academics and are not ‘easy jobs’.

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?
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Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

Sep 8th 2018, 6:30 PM 26,184 Views 84 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'
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Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Aug 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,169 Views 60 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out
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Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

Aug 8th 2018, 1:15 PM 13,003 Views 55 Comments

“We betrayed the public trust.”

99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year
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99 people had gender recognition certs granted last year

Jul 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,893 Views 70 Comments

The certificates allow a person to be legally recognised by the State under the gender they identify.

Cate Blanchett led a protest at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the lack of gender equality at the festival
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Cate Blanchett led a protest at the Cannes Film Festival to highlight the lack of gender equality at the festival

May 14th 2018, 3:00 PM 2,416 Views 0 Comments

82 women took part to highlight the 82 female directors who have premiered at the festival since 1946 compared to 1,645 male directors.

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights
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'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Mar 8th 2018, 6:03 PM 15,161 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

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

Mar 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 42,841 Views 98 Comments

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

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
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'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads

Feb 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 230,662 Views 89 Comments

The researchers believe this might be because countries with less gender equality often have little welfare support.

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
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'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,361 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
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Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 36,317 Views 21 Comments

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal
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Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

Dec 31st 2017, 9:30 AM 11,127 Views 4 Comments

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched
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Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched

Nov 12th 2017, 8:18 AM 8,989 Views 72 Comments

It’s understood this is one of the concrete offerings in Fine Gael’s new ‘rolling manifesto’ It will focus on removing gender barriers from all aspects of Irish life.

Leo wants to link dole payments to a person's PRSI contributions
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Leo wants to link dole payments to a person's PRSI contributions

Nov 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 48,093 Views 163 Comments

The Taoiseach plans to set up a Gender Equality Commission.

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'There is sexism and bullying in the Dáil'
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Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'There is sexism and bullying in the Dáil'

Nov 6th 2017, 1:01 PM 17,424 Views 115 Comments

The junior minister was speaking after criticising “macho” culture in the Dáil.

After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female
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After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female

Oct 31st 2017, 5:09 PM 10,144 Views 35 Comments

The equality reports come following a series of high profile gender discrimination cases taken against the university by female academic staff in recent years.

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications
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More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications

Oct 18th 2017, 12:19 PM 14,023 Views 89 Comments

Women represented 52.2% of all third-level graduates in Ireland in 2016.

15 million girls under the age of 18 are married every year - that's one every two seconds
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15 million girls under the age of 18 are married every year - that's one every two seconds

Oct 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,755 Views 32 Comments

Today is the sixth annual International Day of the Girl.

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

Sep 26th 2017, 8:44 AM 10,690 Views 64 Comments

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

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?
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Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?

Sep 13th 2017, 5:42 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

How young is too young to start discussing gender stereotypes?

RTÉ to conduct review of gender equality after salary criticisms
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RTÉ to conduct review of gender equality after salary criticisms

Jul 24th 2017, 1:48 PM 21,192 Views 95 Comments

The broadcaster also said it will bring forward the publication of fees paid to its top 10 most highly-paid presenters.

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'
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Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:00 PM 11,295 Views 105 Comments

I am alienated from and angered by the Church’s past and continued treatment of women, writes Colleen Hennessy.

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