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#Gender Quotas

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws Gender Quotas

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

From TheJournal.ie Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles Gender Quotas

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea? Gender Quotas This post contains a poll

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea?

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said she is expecting a backlash.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic' Column

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin writes for TheJournal.ie on her frustration with the ‘arrogance and entitlement’ of establishment parties.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?

Is it necessary to introduce gender quotas to increase the number of female presenters?

From The42 'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking' Gender Quotas

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'

Clare Balding was in Dublin earlier this week speaking about gender diversity in working organisations.

From The42 'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport' Equality

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'

Minister Patrick O’Donovan says his Department has offered mediation in an attempt to find a resolution in the row between the women’s national team and the FAI.

From The42 Minister Shane Ross voices disagreement with gender quotas Representation

Minister Shane Ross voices disagreement with gender quotas

Gender quotas are expected to be introduced next year.

From The42 Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies Opinion

Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies

Gender quotas do not offer a sustainable solution to a long-term issue, writes Sinead Farrell.

From The42 Women's sport has come a long way, but there's still about a century to go Gender Quotas

Women's sport has come a long way, but there's still about a century to go

“Even tectonic plates need a little shove,” writes Tommy Martin as he looks at the government’s gender quota proposals

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies? Equality

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?

Two commentators debate the use of quotas to increase the number of women on our sporting boards.

From TheJournal.ie Sports bodies to be fined if their boards don't comply with new gender quota rules All Change

Sports bodies to be fined if their boards don't comply with new gender quota rules

Groups will have 2-3 years to implement the new rules.

From TheJournal.ie Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

From TheJournal.ie Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards Gender Quotas

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

From TheJournal.ie Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway Report

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway

The Gender Equality Taskforce is due to present its final report next month.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil' Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie "I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court Not Quitting

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

From TheJournal.ie Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women Work To Do

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women

The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate Internal Affairs

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate

The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run

From TheJournal.ie Will Enda keep his promise to women? What Women Want

Will Enda keep his promise to women?

Women for Election want the Taoiseach and other party leaders to commit to more gender balance in the next Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford Messy

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea?

What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael still needs more women Not There Yet

Fine Gael still needs more women

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

From TheJournal.ie The majority of men are against gender quotas Internal Affairs

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

From TheJournal.ie This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court Not Happy

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court

Brian Mohan said he had initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of gender quota legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women Internal Affairs

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election Fianna Fáil

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election

Barbara Ahern, the daughter of ex-Fianna Fáil TD Michael Ahern, is set to be added to the party ticket in Cork East.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Bertie really really very worried? The Life Of Bert

Why is Bertie really really very worried?

The former taoiseach isn’t confident about Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members Internal Affairs

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

From TheJournal.ie Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most Opinion

Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most

There are more women registered to run in the next election than in the entirety of the 2011 campaign, but winning seats is the barometer for success writes Suzanne Collins.

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe

“Rein her in there”.

From TheJournal.ie Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night? Internal Affairs

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?

The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie 'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that' Opinion

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'

Ever heard of the 5 Cs of women in politics? Kathryn Reilly has – and they are massive hurdles.

From TheJournal.ie After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women? Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong Analysis

Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong

Analysis: Directives from Fine Gael headquarters are angering ordinary members.

From TheJournal.ie 'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ Late Debate

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

From TheJournal.ie Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

From TheJournal.ie Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?* Gender Quotas

Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?*

*No, not the muscle kind.

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.

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