Showing items tagged with 'equality'
8 March 2014: The IFJ marks international women's day by calling on media organisations and public authorities to confront violence against women and to take action to achieve safer working environments.
28 February 2014: TUC report shows that the gender pay gap for older women is twice as high for younger women and caring duties trap them into low-paid, part-time work
26 February 2014: The NUJ Irish secretary has suggested that the Irish government should establish a referendum commission coinciding with publication of the proposed legislation on same sex marriage rather than waiting until the date has been set for the referendum.
25 February 2014: The Journey: Swimming, Sinking and the Pursuit of Success. This conference – part of International Women’s Day – is hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Entrepreneurship at the University of East London
30 January 2014: Joe Costello, minister of state for trade and development, has backed the union's stand against remarks made by Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the governor of Delta State.
27 January 2014: The National Union of Journalists has written to the Nigerian ambassador to Ireland after the Delta State governor compared homosexuality to paedophilia.
23 January 2014: Join the protest at Global Radio against the decision to drop reggae, gospel and soca.
7 November 2013: Women working in culture, media and sport experience the second biggest pay gap at 27.5 per cent – around £10,000 a year.
29 October 2013: Dr Nicola Rollock gave the 12th annual Claudia Jones Lecture on the relevance of the term 'post-racial' in the UK context.
19 October 2013: The media has a strong role in portraying the over-60s in a good light, by highlighting their contribution to society, said Emily Georghiou, Age UK public affairs adviser,Speaking at an open meeting of the NUJ's 60+ council in October 2013.