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#gender quota

# gender-quota - Friday 31 May, 2019

Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils - how does your council fare on gender?

Sinn Féin and Solidarity-People Before Profit were the only parties to see a decrease in the number of female elected candidates.

# gender-quota - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Poll: Should there be gender quotas for third-level institutions? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be gender quotas for third-level institutions?

Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor will launch a taskforce to examine the issue.

# gender-quota - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Naughten prepared to bring in gender quotas for Irish radio

A report on gender and broadcasting is due in December or January – Naughten said that if it recommends quotas, he will support this.

# gender-quota - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

# gender-quota - Friday 2 October, 2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# gender-quota - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

Today on International Women’s Day, we want to know if you think this is the right approach.

# gender-quota - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Gender quota directive 'weakens' position of female politicians

Fine Gael’s Mairead Fernane said a woman has to want to get into politics and it is “pointless” to encourage them just to meet the quotas.

# gender-quota - Friday 20 January, 2012

Column: There ARE barriers to women participating in politics

Political scholar Claire McGing says a gender quota for elections is one step to balance – but meaningful change requires more than that.

# gender-quota - Saturday 12 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# gender-quota - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

As Mary Mitchell-O’Connor hosts an all-women meeting of TDs and senators, we are asking you: Should there be a minimum quota on the number of women putting themselves forward for political election?

# gender-quota - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

EU threatens gender quota on companies if they don't appoint more women to top jobs

Justice commissioner says publicly-listed companies should be aiming to fill 30 per cent of all board positions with women by 2015.