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The Bar of Ireland has announced a number of initiatives to mark the centenary of Frances Kyle and Averil Deverell becoming Ireland's first woman barristers. Ms Kyle and Ms Deverell were the first women to be called in both Ireland and Britain, and Ms Deverell was the first woman on both islands to

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People should be allowed to declare their gender as X on their passports, the UK Supreme Court will hear today. Christie Elan-Cane, 63, who identifies as non-gendered, will ask the court to declare the ban on the practice to be in breach of human rights.

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Lawyers and legal academics have been invited to complete a survey seeking to identify the barriers to women achieving judicial appointment in Ireland. Caoimhe Kiernan, a PhD researcher at TU Dublin, is carrying out research that aims to highlight the importance of supporting women and individuals f

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Dr Tanya Ní Mhuirthile, assistant professor in law at DCU, outlined the interaction between the intersex community and the law in an online event hosted by OUTLaw, a network created to promote and drive the inclusion of LGBT+ people across the Irish legal community. Yesterday's event, titled

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The requirement for parental consent in order for minors to change their legal gender can be "restrictive and problematic", according to a report prepared by Dentons. Only Adults? Good Practices In Legal Gender Recognition for Youth identifies 'good practices' in eight European jurisdictions: Norway

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The gender recognition process for 16- and 17-year-olds will be simplified under new legislation announced by the Government. Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said she will seek to amend the Gender Recognition Act 2015 in response to the findings of a review group which reported back last s

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The Law Society of Ireland has launched a new Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the Society and the solicitors’ profession. The Task Force comprises 16 members from various minority, disability, LGBT+ and socio-economic backgrou

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