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'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
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'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,877 Views 0 Comments

Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
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'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 30,695 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published
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Taoiseach says it's 'not satisfactory' that trans healthcare report hasn't been published

Dec 2nd 2020, 2:14 PM 13,630 Views 0 Comments

The National Trans Healthcare Steering Committee has raised concerns about the status of the report.

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 16,742 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.

Call to prevent Covid-19 pandemic resulting in two million FGM cases 'that would otherwise be averted'
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Call to prevent Covid-19 pandemic resulting in two million FGM cases 'that would otherwise be averted'

Jun 30th 2020, 8:24 AM 25,045 Views 11 Comments

The UNFPA has called for urgent action to be taken to protect girls around the world.

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
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'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 26,703 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography
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Opinion: Why we asked people on the streets of Dublin if they watch pornography

Feb 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 41,763 Views 34 Comments

Cliodhna McAllister writes about how her experiences with Tinder, dating and porn got her thinking about how we view sexuality and gender in Ireland.

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.

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
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'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,122 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the decade by US linguists
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Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the decade by US linguists

Jan 5th 2020, 12:45 PM 15,633 Views 112 Comments

‘They’ had previously been named word of the year by the American Dialect Society in 2015.

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets
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JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets

Dec 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 43,813 Views 161 Comments

Maya Forstater lost her job after tweeting that she opposed proposals to reform the UK Gender Recognition Act.

First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February
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First Citizens' Assembly weekend on gender equality to be held in February

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,306 Views 23 Comments

It will discuss the reasons women are still paid less, find it harder to reach top positions, and carry an unequal share of the burden of care.

Junior Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys across most subjects
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Junior Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys across most subjects

Oct 8th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,684 Views 19 Comments

The data shows girls received more A grades than boys in most subjects.

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes
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French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes

Sep 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 17,281 Views 81 Comments

The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.

'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.

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender
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Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 25,003 Views 120 Comments

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils - how does your council fare on gender?
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Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils - how does your council fare on gender?

May 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 16,211 Views 94 Comments

Sinn Féin and Solidarity-People Before Profit were the only parties to see a decrease in the number of female elected candidates.

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
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Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,300 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning
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The Irish For: Gender, LGBT and transitioning

Jan 27th 2019, 8:45 AM 23,830 Views 52 Comments

Aerach means gay in both the modern sense as well as the original meaning of happy and carefree writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

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

Nov 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,142 Views 68 Comments

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

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 29,801 Views 150 Comments

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

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
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‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,875 Views 44 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

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 83 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 14,171 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.”

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
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Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

Jul 9th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,278 Views 75 Comments

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO
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Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO

Jun 19th 2018, 10:31 AM 13,826 Views 119 Comments

The World Health Organisation’s revised classification system sees trans-identities added under conditions relating to sexual health.

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage
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Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

May 27th 2018, 10:30 AM 26,171 Views 22 Comments

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son
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In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son

Apr 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,989 Views 24 Comments

The 18-year-old has pretended to be a boy for most of her life.

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap
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Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap

Apr 5th 2018, 11:01 AM 6,972 Views 92 Comments

A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.

UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap
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UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap

Apr 2nd 2018, 1:23 PM 10,086 Views 68 Comments

All companies in the UK with over 250 employees will soon have to publish their stats on gender pay differences.

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM
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How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM

Mar 18th 2018, 7:30 PM 25,740 Views 24 Comments

“People don’t speak about it unless a victim of this heinous crime speaks out.”

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
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Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,218 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

'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 15,162 Views 54 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
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Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 44,998 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
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Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,869 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions
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Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions

Jan 6th 2018, 8:15 AM 12,320 Views 69 Comments

EU figures show that in Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9% less than men

Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets
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Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:30 PM 9,582 Views 46 Comments

It has run a number of female-focused recruitment campaigns and says that gender diversity is an operational imperative.

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1
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RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1

Nov 1st 2017, 4:24 PM 14,351 Views 39 Comments

A report looked into gender equality and pay at the national broadcaster.

Almost 7% of women earn the minimum wage, compared to less than 3% of men
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Almost 7% of women earn the minimum wage, compared to less than 3% of men

Nov 1st 2017, 7:29 AM 7,575 Views 26 Comments

An ESRI report said this was because women were more likely to work in part-time jobs or smaller firms.

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