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Not in the Price Waterhouse Coopers top 10? Pissed off? Discombobulated?

When they are not “Building Relationships and creating value” the PWC lads are giving us a timely reminder that all is rotten in the state of sexual relations. For that, at least, we thank them.

The Irish Feminist Network is hoping that you will share your stories of sexism and discrimination in the workplace and wherever else life has taken you. By sharing stories across the country we hope to show that you are not alone. We are also hoping that the stories will provide the backbone of a future action. We ask that you post your stories in the comments section below, after which we will upload them onto the blog as posts in their own right. Alternatively, send your stories to our dedicated email harassmentmonologues@gmail.com

On the Sky news website justicepig had this to say about the PWC debacle: “Pathetic, it’s sad that in these hard times people have nothing more important to winge about. PC gone mad, what has happened to humour?”

We’ll tell you what happened to humour, justicepig, when you tell us why 85% of senior management in EU companies are men, 86% of our TDs are men and why only 3% of the chief execs of companies in the Fortune Top 500 are women.

And, while we’re at it, why do we earn only 86 cent for every Euro you pop in your pocket? Bleedin’ hilarious.

Let’s get our stories out there. Sexism – it’s not funny, it’s calculated. Joke’s over boys. It’s payback time.

Just to add some of the boring stuff:

Disclaimer

The views expressed in the posts and comments of this blog do not necessarily reflect the Irish Feminist Network. They should be understood as the personal opinions of the commenters and contributers. No information on this blog will be understood as official.

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  1. soinbhe lally May 21, 2011 at 7:50 am

    I’m glad to find this site and read how aware women are today of sexism and sexual abuse. I’m a pensioner now but spent much of my early years in discomfort and rage against attitudes that denigrated me, starting with the abusive priest who pounced on my sister and me whenever my parents left him alone with us, down to the day I went to the careers office in university and discovered that as a woman I was ineligible for every job that interested me, including journalism. Job descriptions shamelessly specified ‘man’.
    We may have come a long way but that is thanks to EU enforcement of legal equality in 1976, not any move towards enlightenment by Irishmen.

    We still have a long way to go.

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