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# equality - Thursday 10 December, 2020

HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers
# Section 39 Workers
# Section 39 Workers

HSE and unions strike deal on pay for voluntary health and social-service providers

Dec 10th 2020, 7:51 PM 8,116 Views 0 Comments

During the economic crisis, Section 39 organisations were told by the HSE to cut staff pay – but they were not restored.

# equality - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
# Equality
# Equality

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 16,658 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.

# equality - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Legal test case to be taken against the Irish government over the way private pensions are taxed
# Equality
# Equality

Legal test case to be taken against the Irish government over the way private pensions are taxed

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:46 PM 49,990 Views 16 Comments

Chairman Ross McCarthy says ISME is taking the action to solve “inequality” between public and private pensions.

# equality - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’
# Racism At Work
# Racism At Work

Opinion: ‘Travellers have to hide their identity just to get a foot in the door’

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 PM 45,678 Views 0 Comments

Pavee Point’s Caoimhe McCabe outlines the level of workplace discrimination against Travellers and how to combat the problem.

# equality - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Male players 'carry more responsibility' than females - US Soccer Federation on equal pay row
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Male players 'carry more responsibility' than females - US Soccer Federation on equal pay row

Mar 10th 2020, 11:35 PM 6,341 Views 17 Comments

The United States women’s team is suing the USSF over gender discrimination.

# equality - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 4:33 PM 76,094 Views 53 Comments

“We didn’t set out to make history – we just fell in love,” Sharni Edwards said.

# equality - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality
# Feature
# Feature

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality

Dec 5th 2019, 5:22 PM 5,122 Views 7 Comments

To make a real difference, and fast, campaigners want to nail down practical resolutions.

# equality - Monday 25 November, 2019

One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household
# Gender Norms
# Gender Norms

One-quarter of under-25s believe men should be head of the household

Nov 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 22,773 Views 48 Comments

The Gender Matters in Ireland 2019 report said there has been a continuation of so-called lad culture.

# equality - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 19th 2019, 7:28 PM 8,302 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.

# equality - Monday 21 October, 2019

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
# Equality
# Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

Oct 21st 2019, 2:32 PM 20,083 Views 68 Comments

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

# equality - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'
# Human Rights Arts Festival
# Human Rights Arts Festival

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'

Sep 15th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,478 Views 1 Comment

A unique human rights arts festival run by Smashing Times takes place in Dublin this month.

# equality - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:17 PM 50,890 Views 61 Comments

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# equality - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:34 PM 27,520 Views 30 Comments

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

# equality - Friday 21 June, 2019

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit

Jun 21st 2019, 7:39 PM 20,799 Views 53 Comments

Lawyers for the players filed a lawsuit in March demanding equal pay and conditions to their male counterparts.

# equality - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn
# Progress
# Progress

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn

Jun 12th 2019, 1:08 PM 10,980 Views 74 Comments

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

# equality - Friday 7 June, 2019

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget
# Platform
From The42
# Platform

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget

Jun 7th 2019, 6:54 PM 2,362 Views 3 Comments

The tournament should be celebrated and enjoyed but also represents a platform where important issues should not be ignored.

# equality - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate
# New Law
# New Law

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

May 23rd 2019, 1:57 PM 150,036 Views 134 Comments

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

# equality - Friday 17 May, 2019

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage

May 17th 2019, 10:07 AM 9,476 Views 27 Comments

Debate is ongoing over what, if any, provisions will be made for same-sex couples to adopt.

# equality - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
# Craic Agus Ceol
From The42
# Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,225 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# equality - Friday 19 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

Apr 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 48,838 Views 13 Comments

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

# equality - Friday 8 February, 2019

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising
# Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Viral

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising

Feb 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 16,169 Views 2 Comments

“It felt like being sat in a room with my abusive ex.”

# equality - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
# Work Claim
# Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,385 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# equality - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?

Dec 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 20,857 Views 55 Comments

‘I’m really not a fan of hiring someone because they have or have not got a disability and I, for one, would not like to be hired for a job on that basis,’ writes filmmaker Paddy Slattery.

# equality - Monday 10 December, 2018

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'
# Rights Today
# Rights Today

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

Dec 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,047 Views 55 Comments

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

# equality - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star

Dec 9th 2018, 12:15 PM 21,263 Views 38 Comments

I was really impressed with the dignity of how Hegerberg handled the sexist question at the Ballon d’Or awards. She is an outstanding role model for young women around the world, writes Louise Quinn.

# equality - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,125 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.

# equality - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'
# Follow Journeys
From The42
# Follow Journeys

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,640 Views 1 Comment

Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.

# equality - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair
# Equality
# Equality

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 10:57 PM 74,858 Views 0 Comments

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# equality - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'

Jul 8th 2018, 6:37 PM 40,977 Views 35 Comments

Arsenal and Ireland defender Louise Quinn on female pundits and making her RTÉ Soccer debut.

# equality - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies
# Equality
# Equality

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

Jun 26th 2018, 10:25 PM 9,325 Views 75 Comments

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

# equality - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

Jun 19th 2018, 9:02 AM 12,485 Views 50 Comments

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# equality - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

May 27th 2018, 2:45 PM 18,742 Views 63 Comments

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# equality - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal
# Column
# Column

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal

Apr 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,306 Views 79 Comments

Equality can improve men’s lives too, writes Victor Duggan.

# equality - Monday 26 March, 2018

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women
# Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Equality

Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women

Mar 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 7,368 Views 8 Comments

Your results may surprise you.

# equality - Friday 23 March, 2018

Female AFL star taking suspension case to top human rights body on grounds of sexism
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

Female AFL star taking suspension case to top human rights body on grounds of sexism

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:10 PM 12,041 Views 11 Comments

Western Bulldogs captain Katie Brennan will miss the AFL Women’s Grand Final after being suspended over a sling tackle.

# equality - Monday 12 March, 2018

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Mar 12th 2018, 10:30 PM 24,324 Views 167 Comments

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

# equality - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
# Empire Of Misogyny
# Empire Of Misogyny

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

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,203 Views 132 Comments

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

# equality - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,918 Views 117 Comments

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

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

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

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 44,943 Views 200 Comments

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

Poll: Are you a feminist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you a feminist?

Mar 8th 2018, 8:59 AM 42,311 Views 180 Comments

What does feminism mean to you?

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