Gender Equality

US national women’s soccer Team sues for equal pay

Although the federation has claimed that it is interested in achieving gender equality its efforts are lacking in the eyes of the women, whose lawsuit read, “The USSF has paid only lip service to gender equality and continues to practice gender-based discrimination against its champion female employees.”



To close academia’s gender gap, Ireland announces women-only professorships

“This is one part of an overall package to help universities, but I also believe it is up to the presidents of the Irish universities to respond to the challenge,” O’Connor said.
While the plan has been widely hailed as a positive step by women’s rights groups across the country, data shows that closing the gender inequality gap will take time.