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#Gender Equality

# gender-equality - Thursday 18 January, 2018

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

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

# gender-equality - Saturday 6 January, 2018

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

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

# gender-equality - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

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

# gender-equality - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched

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.

# gender-equality - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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

The Taoiseach plans to set up a Gender Equality Commission.

# gender-equality - Monday 6 November, 2017

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

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

# gender-equality - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications CSO

More Irish women than men have third-level qualifications

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

# gender-equality - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

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

Today is the sixth annual International Day of the Girl.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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

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

# gender-equality - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality? Family Magazine This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you teach your kids about gender equality?

How young is too young to start discussing gender stereotypes?

# gender-equality - Monday 24 July, 2017

RTÉ to conduct review of gender equality after salary criticisms

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

# gender-equality - Sunday 23 July, 2017

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

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

# gender-equality - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - the gender pay gap

One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.

# gender-equality - Thursday 17 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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%.

# gender-equality - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US

The Republican presidential candidate previously called for a ban on Muslims entering America.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Woman defends topless protest at music festival

She said the aim of her actions was to highlight “the many glaring double standards that are imposed upon women”.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality Girl Power This post contains videos

Spice Girls' Wannabe video remade to highlight gender inequality

The video calls for an end to violence against women and education for all girls.

# gender-equality - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers

Campaigners have criticised the appointments, and called for progress in the selection of junior ministers.

# gender-equality - Monday 9 November, 2015

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'

The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.

# gender-equality - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Cash pool for female startup founders needed to 'end discrimination against women'

An Oireachtas committee wants a €25 million fund set aside for female entrepreneurs.

# gender-equality - Monday 20 July, 2015

Ireland's first ever female minister has a new job

An independent panel, chaired by former European Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to investigate the issue.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

NUIG wants to rid itself of sexism by training staff to recognise ‘unconscious gender bias’

The university’s governing authority has endorsed the recommendations of a gender equality taskforce report.

# gender-equality - Sunday 26 April, 2015

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why Opinion This post contains images

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here's why

Our idea was simple: each item would have two price tags, one for men and one for women.

# gender-equality - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Can men be feminists?

Never has the question of men’s role in gender equality been so debated.

# gender-equality - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson is doling out some solid advice to young feminists on Twitter Heforshe

# gender-equality - Monday 22 September, 2014

Emma Watson: Feminism has become an unpopular word – but it's for men, too

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson addressed the UN on the subject of feminism, and why it matters to both men and women.

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it Men And Women

Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about men and feminism, and you need to see it

Wondering why feminism is an issue for men too? Here’s the answer.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Most directors think a who-you-know culture remains for getting on a company's board

As many as 19% believe this it is mainly the case in State-owned companies.

# gender-equality - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism Feminism

Jez from Peep Show writes three perfect paragraphs about feminism

“I’m a very strong feminist…”

# gender-equality - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Video: Making gender equality work for men

Is achieving gender equality a battle to be fought by women, for women? No. (The hint is in the word ‘equality’.)

# gender-equality - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service CSO This post contains images

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service

The higher up the grade scale you go, the more men dominate.

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

# gender-equality - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Men "hit harder than women by unemployment during recession"

Two new studies from the ESRI look at gender and the impact of the recession on work and finances.

# gender-equality - Friday 9 May, 2014

Dáil debates gender recognition law for first time in history

Failure to give transgender people formal legal status has affected their ability to access education, transport and social welfare.

# gender-equality - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world

Industry is leading the way in discovering the benefits of gender balanced boardrooms, and the business of politics should be no different, writes Emer Higgins.

# gender-equality - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris

The campaign race for Paris city hall has the city abuzz as – for the first time in the 2,000 year history of the capital – a female will be mayor, writes Natalie Tennyson.

# gender-equality - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

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