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# Gender Gap

Last year
# TGIP live
Watch our LIVE event: How to build gender and sex equity in healthcare
Peggy Maguire, Director of the European Institute of Women’s Health, on a quarter century of fighting for more data, more presence and more voice for women in health.
All time
Emer Higgins TD: We can no longer rely on corporate goodwill - gender quotas are a must
The Fine Gael TD is releasing a new Gender Balance Bill providing for gender quotas on boards and governing councils.
# Planning ahead
Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap
Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.
# Gender Gap
Poll: Should Irish companies have to publish difference in what male and female employees earn?
The existing gender pay gap in Ireland is 13.9%.
# Gender Gap
Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade
Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.
# disparity
'Everyday we work to close the gap': Are the rich still getting richer?
Research conducted by Oxfam has found inequality to be a major election issue for voters.
# makeover time
Girls turned off IT jobs by 'geeky, anti-social, overly masculine, nerdy image'
A leading industry figure thinks an industry makeover could be in order.
# bridging the gap
Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.
# mind the gap
Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap
Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.
Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction
Women and girls are participating more in sports, and more consistently, in part because of strong examples set by homegrown female athletes.
# goldieblox
This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses
And it is stupendous.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# domestic bliss
7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows
“Did you turn off the immersion?”
# Let's get physical
Guess which sport 230,000 Irish adults participate in every week?
A new ESRI study has found that almost 7 per cent of adults take part in one specific sport every week.
# Gender Gap
Ireland among worst performers in increasing number of female directors
New European data shows 24 EU countries increased their proportion of female company directors last year – but not us.
# Gender Gap
Gender gap: Irish women pay 'high price' for motherhood
A new OECD report shows that the gender pay gap in Ireland widens as women have children.
# Gender Gap
Gender pay gap got wider during downturn - official report
New data from the Central Statistics Office show that the gap between pay for men and women widened in 2009.
# Equality
75% of news journalists are men, study finds
UK study also shows that one-third of business and politics journalists in top newspapers are women.
# Equality
Mind the gender gap: Ireland's rating is on the rise
Ireland climbs two places on the Global Gender Gap Index.