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#Equality

# equality - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

# equality - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations' Human Rights Arts Festival

'The arts are really good for bringing people together to have difficult conversations'

A unique human rights arts festival run by Smashing Times takes place in Dublin this month.

# equality - Saturday 3 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# equality - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

# equality - Friday 21 June, 2019

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit

Lawyers for the players filed a lawsuit in March demanding equal pay and conditions to their male counterparts.

# equality - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn Progress

'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn

The assembly will begin its work in October this year.

# equality - Friday 7 June, 2019

'A different era now': It's captivating but there's a wider context to the Women's World Cup we can't forget

The tournament should be celebrated and enjoyed but also represents a platform where important issues should not be ignored.

# equality - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate New Law

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

# equality - Friday 17 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage Equality

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to pass legislation for same-sex marriage

Debate is ongoing over what, if any, provisions will be made for same-sex couples to adopt.

# equality - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# equality - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever' Opinion

Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'

‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.

# equality - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising Viral

Why one woman’s viral response to a humiliating job interview isn’t all that surprising

“It felt like being sat in a room with my abusive ex.”

# equality - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k Work Claim

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

# equality - Thursday 13 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors? Opinion

Opinion: Should disabled characters be played by disabled actors?

‘I’m really not a fan of hiring someone because they have or have not got a disability and I, for one, would not like to be hired for a job on that basis,’ writes filmmaker Paddy Slattery.

# equality - Monday 10 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s' Rights Today

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

# equality - Sunday 9 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star Opinion

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star

I was really impressed with the dignity of how Hegerberg handled the sexist question at the Ballon d’Or awards. She is an outstanding role model for young women around the world, writes Louise Quinn.

# equality - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles Gender Quotas

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.

# equality - Friday 17 August, 2018

'Back then I just played with the boys - now there's 220 girls at a ladies football summer camp in Fermoy'

Saoirse Noonan writes about equality in sport and the road to Croker in her final column for The42.

# equality - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair Equality

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

# equality - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?' Equality This post contains videos

'If they’ve knowledge of the game, why does it matter who is talking about this sport?'

Arsenal and Ireland defender Louise Quinn on female pundits and making her RTÉ Soccer debut.

# equality - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies Equality

Cabinet approves proposed law around highlighting gender pay gap in companies

The regulations will apply to the public as well as the private sector subject to the employment thresholds.

# equality - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men Decriminalisation

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

# equality - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# equality - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal Column

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal

Equality can improve men’s lives too, writes Victor Duggan.

# equality - Monday 26 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Spotify has a new tool that allows you to see what percent of the music you listen to is made by women Equality

# equality - Friday 23 March, 2018

Female AFL star taking suspension case to top human rights body on grounds of sexism

Western Bulldogs captain Katie Brennan will miss the AFL Women’s Grand Final after being suspended over a sling tackle.

# equality - Monday 12 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny' Mary McAleese This post contains videos

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

# equality - Friday 9 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# equality - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous' Mary McAleese

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you a feminist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a feminist?

What does feminism mean to you?

# equality - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will ratify UN Convention on Disabilities at end of February Equality

Ireland will ratify UN Convention on Disabilities at end of February

The government has submitted some reservations on people with disabilities joining the Gardaí or Defence Forces.

# equality - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar Maynooth

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar

A further condition of the settlement was that the staff involved attend a course of equality training.

From TheJournal.ie Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women' Opinion

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'

Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.

# equality - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools Equality

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# equality - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport'

Sharon Hutchinson of Sportswomen.ie is speaking at the Exploring Gender Equality in Irish Sport conference this weekend.

# equality - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# equality - Monday 13 November, 2017

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags

Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.

# equality - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people Equality

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

# equality - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1 Gender Pay Gap

RTÉ's highest earners: Men outnumber women by 2 to 1

A report looked into gender equality and pay at the national broadcaster.

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