Female-only university posts set to be challenged in courts

The Government is braced for legal challenges to its plan to fund women-only posts in universities.

Government initiative to tackle gender disparity in education

The Irish government has launched a Gender Equality Action Plan for Higher Education Institutions to tackle disparity in the sector.

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'Why I'm going to give women in academia a level playing field'

Traditionally, English syntax has favoured masculinity where power and professional progress are concerned.

Government plans women-only senior academic posts

The Government has proposed the creation of women-only senior academic posts in universities and institutes of technology in Ireland, with the aim of addressing the dearth of women in senior academic positions.

Government to fund women-only academic posts in drive towards gender equality

Headline Government to fund women-only academic posts in drive towards gender equality

Funds for women-only professorships aim to end gender inequality

Government to back roles in third level institutions at cost of €6 million

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

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