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#Gender Quotas

# gender-quotas - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# gender-quotas - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea? Gender Quotas This post contains a poll

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea?

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said she is expecting a backlash.

# gender-quotas - Friday 29 September, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin writes for on her frustration with the ‘arrogance and entitlement’ of establishment parties.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?

Is it necessary to introduce gender quotas to increase the number of female presenters?

# gender-quotas - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'

Clare Balding was in Dublin earlier this week speaking about gender diversity in working organisations.

# gender-quotas - 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.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Minister Shane Ross voices disagreement with gender quotas

Gender quotas are expected to be introduced next year.

From The42 Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies Opinion

Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies

Gender quotas do not offer a sustainable solution to a long-term issue, writes Sinead Farrell.

# gender-quotas - Friday 16 December, 2016

Women's sport has come a long way, but there's still about a century to go

“Even tectonic plates need a little shove,” writes Tommy Martin as he looks at the government’s gender quota proposals

# gender-quotas - 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.

# gender-quotas - Monday 12 December, 2016

Sports bodies to be fined if their boards don't comply with new gender quota rules

Groups will have 2-3 years to implement the new rules.

# gender-quotas - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# gender-quotas - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway

The Gender Equality Taskforce is due to present its final report next month.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women

The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 10 December, 2015

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate

The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Will Enda keep his promise to women?

Women for Election want the Taoiseach and other party leaders to commit to more gender balance in the next Dáil.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

# gender-quotas - Friday 27 November, 2015

Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea?

What do you think?

# gender-quotas - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Fine Gael still needs more women

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 7 November, 2015

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court

Brian Mohan said he had initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of gender quota legislation.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election

Barbara Ahern, the daughter of ex-Fianna Fáil TD Michael Ahern, is set to be added to the party ticket in Cork East.

# gender-quotas - Friday 18 September, 2015

Why is Bertie really really very worried?

The former taoiseach isn’t confident about Sunday.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most

There are more women registered to run in the next election than in the entirety of the 2011 campaign, but winning seats is the barometer for success writes Suzanne Collins.

# gender-quotas - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe Lapgate

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe

“Rein her in there”.

# gender-quotas - Friday 10 July, 2015

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?

The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'

Ever heard of the 5 Cs of women in politics? Kathryn Reilly has – and they are massive hurdles.

# gender-quotas - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# gender-quotas - Friday 1 May, 2015

Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong

Analysis: Directives from Fine Gael headquarters are angering ordinary members.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 7 March, 2015

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?*

*No, not the muscle kind.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Who are the 30%ers?

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

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