Backlash about ‘female-only’ posts is rubbish – we need to right the balance

Ireland“Summer solstice 2019: the day higher education in Ireland changed forever. I officially opened the call to higher education institutions to apply for new professorial and senior lecturer posts – gender-specific posts. The third-level sector in Ireland is underpinned by gender inequality, gender discrimination and instructional bias …” (more)

[Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Independent, 27 June]

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One Response to “Backlash about ‘female-only’ posts is rubbish – we need to right the balance”

  1. Ciaran O'Neill Says:

    840 words from the minster but not a single piece of evidence of discrimination is mentioned. Obviously there is no hard glass ceiling as we have had female professors for over a century. It would also be nice if the minster could explain why someone gender matter, or why the gender imbalance is more important than the million other imbalances that exist?

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