Research from EY says the average composition of Irish boards is now 31% female and 69% male.
Measures would see 40% of nominations for next year’s local elections set aside to encourage diversity.
We have the best policy in the world in terms of access to local elections and in running for local elections, but there are several problems and the primary one is that people don’t know that they can vote and or run, writes Elaine Loughlin.
Frontline gardaí have said the lack of members from ethnic minorities was a “pressing problem” for the organisation, and action was needed to address it.
Protesters have staged a peaceful demonstration outside the Royal Opera House where the Baftas ceremony is being held against what they describe as a lack of diversity in front of the camera.
The Film Academy is pledging to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to its board of governors.
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