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#Gender

# gender - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Google sacks worker who said women don't fill tech jobs due to 'biological issues' in internal memo

US media reports have said that the employee was removed from their position after violating the company code of conduct.

# gender - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

# gender - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

# gender - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# gender - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters

The former Top Gear 2.0 presenter is earning over £2 million – more than four times the amount of the BBC’s highest-paid woman.

# gender - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview'

Yesterday, the Royal College of Surgeons launched a report that aims to increase their female representation.

# gender - Monday 10 July, 2017

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work

Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.

# gender - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'

Do those social justice warriors and feminists not see the irony in claiming to oppose racism and sexism whilst harbouring contempt for one group of people, writes AR Devine.

# gender - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# gender - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women

“Did he control his wife in the past? Soza pauses for a second. “Yes,” he says.”

# gender - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# gender - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms

Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.

# gender - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

# gender - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# gender - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Outdated and sexist': MPs tell employers to stop making women wear high-heels

An online petition to prevent employers forcing female employees to wear high-heels got 150,000 signatures.

# gender - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

# gender - Friday 27 January, 2017

Women in the UK told to wear revealing clothes and more make-up to work

A recent study also shows that girls as young as six can be led to believe men are smarter and more talented than women.

# gender - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Men DO open up about their problems - but no-one is listening

James Behan of Men’s Voices Ireland on why men’s problems are frequently trivialised.

# gender - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

# gender - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Japanese politicians are pretending to be pregnant to encourage men to clean the house

Japanese men are not very helpful husbands when it comes to housework: they do just one hour of unpaid work daily compared to five hours for their wives.

# gender - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'

Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.

# gender - 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 - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice

The Pope blamed what he called “ideological colonising” by “very influential countries”.

# gender - 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 - Sunday 12 June, 2016

People are more likely to protect women than men

Chivalry isn’t dead.

# gender - Thursday 2 June, 2016

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.

# gender - Friday 13 May, 2016

White men make up 25% of Brazil's population - they now account for 100% of its cabinet

The country’s new cabinet is not looking representative.

# gender - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# gender - Friday 11 March, 2016

113 trans people are now legally recognised in Ireland

The Gender Recognition Act became law six months ago.

# gender - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage

It is claimed that there will be a “substantial” lack of graduates in building-related sectors

# gender - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge A group of young lads wore dresses to school to protest the harsh dress code Dress Code

# gender - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# gender - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# gender - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# gender - Sunday 1 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 products for men that seriously need to cop on Macho Man

15 products for men that seriously need to cop on

We do not need this outrageous packaging.

# gender - Thursday 8 October, 2015

# gender - Saturday 3 October, 2015

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made

“Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives.”

# gender - Monday 28 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why the word 'friendzone' needs to die Nice Guys

# gender - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Louise O'Neill: "I wanted the reader to finish this book and be absolutely furious"

The Cork author’s book is one of the most talked-about novels of the year.