A leading equality expert has criticised the proposed Gender Recognition Bill as “falling short of human rights standards.”
The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, today published the General Scheme of the Children and Family Relationships Bill. The Bill is part of a number of proposed laws to recognise LGBT families, which was announced by the government at the start of the current Oireachtas term.
At the weekend, international superstar actor Emma Watson delivered a compelling speech to the UN on feminism and gender equality. In providing clarity through a distillation of core principles of feminist theory – equal rights and equality of opportunity – Watson “formally invited” men to join the struggle for equality.