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From TheJournal.ie 45 women-only posts to be created in third-level education to address gender imbalance Action Plan This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out Gender Equality

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

“We betrayed the public trust.”

From TheJournal.ie Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies Waking The Feminists

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO Gender

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage On Chesil Beach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son Bacha Poshi

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap UK

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap Paymetoo

UK female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign over gender pay gap

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

From TheJournal.ie How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM Cutting

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM

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

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights Women's Rights

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

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance' Hearing Voices

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government to discuss tackling Ireland's gender pay gap with businesses and trade unions Wage Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets Gender Breakdown

Defence Forces 'facing challenges' in fulfilling its gender targets

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

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1 Gender Pay Gap

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 7% of women earn the minimum wage, compared to less than 3% of men Report

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

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

From TheJournal.ie After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female Gender Equality

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

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

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 'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think getting rid of girls and boys children's clothing labels is a good idea? Poll This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie 'The portrayal of gender abuse is often misused in order to justify discriminatory and even racist speech' Read Me

'The portrayal of gender abuse is often misused in order to justify discriminatory and even racist speech'

The inclusivity of our feminist discourse must be continually re-affirmed, write Nicoletta Mandolini and Dr Caroline Williamson.

From TheJournal.ie 'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance? Women On Air

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

From TheJournal.ie Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns' Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

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 Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column Anti-Semitism

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff Payments

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

This was on foot of a report this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters Revealed

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters

The former Top Gear 2.0 presenter is earning over £2 million – more than four times the amount of the BBC’s highest-paid woman.

From TheJournal.ie Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview' Gender Diversity

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'

Yesterday, the Royal College of Surgeons launched a report that aims to increase their female representation.

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 'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place' Column

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'

Do those social justice warriors and feminists not see the irony in claiming to oppose racism and sexism whilst harbouring contempt for one group of people, writes AR Devine.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too' Leo's Cabinet

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie 'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women Gender

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women

“Did he control his wife in the past? Soza pauses for a second. “Yes,” he says.”

From TheJournal.ie More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms Plenty Of Choice

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms

Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.

From TheJournal.ie 'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man' Startups

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

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