Read more: Gender, Education and Skills Report 2023 – OECD
The OECD published its 2023 Gender, Education and Skills Report on the persistence of gender gaps in education and skills. It is available to read here.
Read more: Barriers to Investigation of Gender-Based Hate Crimes in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland: An Empirical Study
Gender-based hate crimes (GBHC) are an undefined and ambiguous category of hate crime and are thus a rapidly evolving area for academics and policymakers. This policy paper provides clarity on how GBHC are defined, identified, and investigated in both England and Wales, in the UK, and Ireland.
Read more: Science Foundation Ireland’s Gender Strategy 2016-2020: A Critique
Under Innovation 2020 (ICSTI, 2020) the Irish government committed to almost doubling the science budget from €2.9 billion to €5 billion over a five-year period. In 2020, public expenditure on research and innovation in Ireland was under a billion euro, with just over a billion by Irish higher educational institutions in 2020 (DFHERIS, 2022a). Science…
Read more: Comments on Ireland’s 19th National Report on the implementation of the European Social Charter
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission have published their submission to the European Committee of Social Rights in relation to the examination of Ireland’s 19th National Report. It is available to download HERE.
Read more: The Pandemic: Two years that have changed Ireland. Part 1: Health, Healthcare and the Labour Market
This is the first in a series of papers that aim to give an overview of some of ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed Ireland. This paper examines some the key statistics that illustrate the impact of COVID-19 on Irish society since Ireland’s first confirmed case on 29th February 2020 and it focuses…
Read more: Gender-Based Violence in Ireland
Violence against women is a “devastatingly pervasive” global issue (WHO, 2021). Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners shows that one in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner, and that this number has remained largely unchanged since 2011 (WHO, 2021).
Read more: Do teachers and mothers overestimate boys’ and underestimate girls’ mathematics performance?
Selina McCoy*, Delma Byrne and Pat O’Connor Introduction In their report on the Leaving Certificate results and the standardisation process undertaken, the State Examinations Commission (2021) note that research suggests that unconscious estimation bias in such contexts are generally in the direction of favouring female students. Further, they state “knowing that such unconscious bias might…