>>>Rte 2fm finally reached 50/50 Gender Parity after 9 months, following the footsteps of sister station Rte Radio 1, the only Radio Station with total parity and diversity from the get go. >>>Galway Bay FM & KCLRFM become the first 2 Regional Radio Stations in Ireland to have an Irish female act as #1 in … Continue reading Irish Radio Finally Starts to Shift Towards Parity, Diversity & Inclusion
Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick Gives Solidarity to WhyNotHer? Campaign in Beautiful Art Piece
Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick, best known for elaborately detailed work inspired by the Irish Celtic artistic tradition, has given Why Not Her? a beautiful piece of art to use for the Solidarity Campaign that is being led with the simple hashtag #WhyNotHer which aims to elevate the voices of women and female-identifying people and reach a … Continue reading Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick Gives Solidarity to WhyNotHer? Campaign in Beautiful Art Piece
An Invitation to Action Plan for Radio
https://www.canva.com/design/DAEWSn9Cq6A/view?embed Invitation to Action Plan 2021: WNH? by WhyNotHer? 'Led by music industry consultant Linda Coogan Byrne, global development executive Bernadette Sexton, and researcher and academic Dr Brenda Donohue, Why Not Her has now launched an action plan for Irish radio stations to implement in order to tackle the inequality. Audiences want to hear more … Continue reading An Invitation to Action Plan for Radio
RTE News 6:1 Covers #WHYNOTHER? Campaign On National TV
https://videopress.com/v/u1Akatlv?preloadContent=metadata Did you see us on the RTE News 6.1 National news? Thanks to Sinead and team for covering our campaign. https://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2021/0128/1193752-huge-lack-of-airtime-for-female-artists-on-irish-radio/
Irish Examiner Features Latest Gender Disparity Report
We would like to thank the Irish Examiner for their continued support and being on the right side of Gender Equality & Diversity. Full article here: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40214618.html
Irish Times Run Exclusive on New Gender Disparity ‘6 months on’ Report
You can check out the exclusive coverage that the Irish Times published on the latest Gender Disparity Report right here: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/radio-still-plays-staggeringly-shockingly-more-male-irish-artists-1.4463249 We would like to thank the Irish Times for their continued support and being on the right side of Gender Equality.
‘Radioactive’ – A Four Month Review of Irish Radio Playlisting
We can finally reveal the update on Nationwide radio support within Irish Radio since the publishing of the Gender Disparity Radio Data Report. This report update covers the last 4 months - from June 24th 2020 to Oct 24th 2020.In late June, while Ireland was gearing up to return to some semblance of normality, many … Continue reading ‘Radioactive’ – A Four Month Review of Irish Radio Playlisting
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta are committed to continuing to ensure that women get a fair representation in the music they play!
We are delighted to announce that after talks with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, despite the station not being in the overall Gender Disparity Report (as there was no available data from the station to draw from) they have been super supportive and active in getting to us a recent study done by the station and … Continue reading RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta are committed to continuing to ensure that women get a fair representation in the music they play!
Rte 2FM Become Leading Game-changers in Irish Radio to support Female Irish Acts and Acts of Diversity
In June 2020 the Gender Disparity Data Report on Irish radio was published. It sent ripples of shock through the Music Industry as it showed the disparity that exists across the country on Irish radio towards female acts and bands. Barely any stations, bar Rte radio 1, had any kind of gender balance when it … Continue reading Rte 2FM Become Leading Game-changers in Irish Radio to support Female Irish Acts and Acts of Diversity
Coverage on the Gender Disparity Data Report On Irish Radio
Thanks to everyone who have shared, written about, posted about and supported this campaign so far. We have almost 20 million of a reach in under two months! If you'd like to read and subscribe to any of the papers/sites who featured - feel free to click the links below. FROM MID-JUNE - PRESENT: THE … Continue reading Coverage on the Gender Disparity Data Report On Irish Radio