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#Equality

# equality - Monday 18 December, 2017

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar

A further condition of the settlement was that the staff involved attend a course of equality training.

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'

Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.

# equality - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# equality - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From The42 'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport' Equality

'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport'

Sharon Hutchinson of Sportswomen.ie is speaking at the Exploring Gender Equality in Irish Sport conference this weekend.

# equality - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# equality - Monday 13 November, 2017

From The42 English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags Equality

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags

Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.

# equality - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

# equality - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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

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

# equality - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From The42 Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league Equality

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

# equality - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The42 Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally Equality

Norwegian FA agrees new deal to pay male and female footballers equally

The new agreement is being praised as the first of its kind in international football.

# equality - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# equality - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# equality - Friday 21 July, 2017

The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?

A report was released this week calling for stronger regulation of adverts in the UK.

# equality - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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.

# equality - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games Equality

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# equality - Monday 29 May, 2017

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# equality - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year'

In Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9 per cent less than men, writes Ivana Bacik.

# equality - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board Valerie Mulcahy

Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board

Cork legend Valerie Mulcahy speaks to The42 about all things ladies football, her columns and life post-retirement.

# equality - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman Equality

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman

Greg Clarke believes there is something ‘not right’ with how the sport deals with social inclusion.

# equality - Monday 15 May, 2017

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# equality - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill

The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.

# equality - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

# equality - Monday 17 April, 2017

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'

There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.

# equality - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

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.

# equality - Sunday 2 April, 2017

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'

The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.

# equality - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# equality - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'

An economic downturn isn’t an acceptable excuse for unfair treatment of pregnant women, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# equality - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'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.

# equality - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# equality - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

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.

# equality - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From The42 Dublin's Sinéad Goldrick calls for equal Government funding for men's and women's GAA players Equality

Dublin's Sinéad Goldrick calls for equal Government funding for men's and women's GAA players

Goldrick also gave her response to the introduction of gender quotas on sporting bodies.

# equality - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time

African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.

# equality - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland

TheJournal.ie examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

# equality - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# equality - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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.

# equality - Friday 25 November, 2016

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'

After a long-fought campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he supported the recognition of Traveller ethnicity this week.

# equality - Sunday 20 November, 2016

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

# equality - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Irish women with MBAs earn €33,500 less than men with the same qualifications

Overall the gender pay gap for women in the workforce stands at 20%.

# equality - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

# equality - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Mayo councillor objects to Educate Together, calling its schools 'elitist'

The school is due to open in September, with seven children already enrolled.

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