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# equality - Yesterday’s News

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# equality - Saturday 5 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage Equality

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# equality - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces Equality

Varadkar says transgender people will never be banned from serving in Irish Defence Forces

Donald Trump this week said that transgender people would not be able to serve in the US military.

# equality - Friday 21 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland? Equality

The UK is cracking down on gender stereotyping in adverts - what about Ireland?

A report was released this week calling for stronger regulation of adverts in the UK.

# equality - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why there are so few female surgeons: 'There's definitely an issue around being competitive in an interview' Gender Diversity

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.

# equality - Friday 9 June, 2017

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

# equality - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples' Equality

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# equality - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year' Gender Pay Gap

Column: 'Women in full time employment work for free for one month every year'

In Ireland, women currently earn around 13.9 per cent less than men, writes Ivana Bacik.

# equality - Friday 19 May, 2017

Fulfilling all her Croke Park dreams with Cork, bar one, and equality across the board

Cork legend Valerie Mulcahy speaks to The42 about all things ladies football, her columns and life post-retirement.

# equality - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Men's football 'a couple of decades' behind women's game on LGBT issues - FA chairman

Greg Clarke believes there is something ‘not right’ with how the sport deals with social inclusion.

# equality - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed Rehab

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# equality - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill Equality

'It will show the government cherishes them as much as any other' - Seanad passes Gender Recognition Amendment Bill

The amendments allow people under 16 to receive gender recognition with parental consent.

# equality - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case Traveller Community

Traveller family left without sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case

“This is a very important decision for the Traveller community.”

# equality - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives' Column

'If we want to cherish all children equally, stop the subsidies to foreign executives'

There is such a sense of entitlement among elites that they barely try to hide their privileges, writes Kieran Allen.

# equality - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'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.

# equality - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous' Column

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'

The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.

# equality - Friday 31 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret High Court

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

# equality - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay' Women's Rights

Opinion: 'We don't need female traffic lights. We do need decent maternity pay'

An economic downturn isn’t an acceptable excuse for unfair treatment of pregnant women, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# equality - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man' Startups

'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.

# equality - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening' International Women's Day

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# equality - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years Diversity

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.

# equality - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Dublin's Sinéad Goldrick calls for equal Government funding for men's and women's GAA players

Goldrick also gave her response to the introduction of gender quotas on sporting bodies.

# equality - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time In God We Trust

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time

African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.

# equality - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland Trump Effect

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland

TheJournal.ie examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

# equality - Monday 19 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar Equality

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# equality - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies? Equality

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.

# equality - Friday 25 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights' Equality

Move to recognise Traveller ethnicity after long campaign shows 'Ireland's commitment to human rights'

After a long-fought campaign, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he supported the recognition of Traveller ethnicity this week.

# equality - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland Equality

149 trans people have their gender officially recognised by Ireland

Four were granted to applicants who were aged 16 and 17 years old.

# equality - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish women with MBAs earn €33,500 less than men with the same qualifications Equality

Irish women with MBAs earn €33,500 less than men with the same qualifications

Overall the gender pay gap for women in the workforce stands at 20%.

# equality - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school WRC

Teenage boy awarded €5,500 after management stops him bringing assistance dog to school

Luke Kelly-Melia suffers from cerebral palsy and was given the assistance dog as a result.

# equality - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mayo councillor objects to Educate Together, calling its schools 'elitist' Castlebar

Mayo councillor objects to Educate Together, calling its schools 'elitist'

The school is due to open in September, with seven children already enrolled.

# equality - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pope laments that children are being taught that gender is a choice Closed-door Remarks

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

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

# equality - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus Inclusive

NUIG is going to introduce gender neutral bathrooms on campus

The Students’ Union said that it was seeking to ensure a “more inclusive campus” for students and staff.

# equality - Monday 27 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful In The Name Of Love

This Dublin girl’s Facebook post about her experience of equality at Pride is powerful

“I’m sorry for making you all feel awkward, odd and peculiar.”

# equality - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US military to lift ban on transgender troops Equality

US military to lift ban on transgender troops

Currently, Pentagon rules allow transgender troops to be discharged from the military.

# equality - Thursday 5 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male War On Inequality

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.

# equality - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides

Following recent controversy, the figures show that both men and women benefit when the prize pots are equal.

# equality - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely Access Issues

Vice President of Paralympics Ireland prevented from voting freely

Wheelchair users were yesterday required to call ahead to arrange access at some polling stations.

# equality - Friday 12 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Awkward – UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women Equality

Awkward – UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

# equality - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised Shirley Temple Bar

# equality - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How much do you know about Human Rights Day? Sponsored By IHREC This post contains a poll

How much do you know about Human Rights Day?

One in five Irish people say they don’t understand their human rights under Irish law.

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