“Young girls cannot aim to be what they cannot see or hear.” – Minister Martin introduces measures for gender balance!

Research by the National Women’s Council of Ireland and Why Not Her? have found significant disparities in the gender balance on Irish radio and television, with female artists receiving less airtime and female voices less likely to be heard in discussions. The new measures are designed to ensure gender-balanced panels on current affairs or news …

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 …

The UK Data Report on Radio

On Aug 21st Linda Coogan Byrne along with contributions from Nadia (Womxn In CTRL) published the UK Gender Disparity Data Radio report. The Guardian ran the exclusive here: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/aug/21/female-british-artists-underrepresented-on-uk-radio-survey-finds VIEW REPORT HERE https://www.canva.com/design/DAEE37rIDuc/-7R8D7lzU7EMdcnv9Snw3w/view GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT UK “An analysis of the Top 20 Most Played British Acts across British Radio Stations in the Period of June …

Rte 2FM & Spin 103.8 Become The Agents of Change on Irish Radio Towards Gender Parity

We can finally reveal the update on Nationwide radio support within Irish Radio since the publishing of the Gender Disparity Radio Data Report. In late June, while Ireland was gearing up to return to some semblance of normality, many people were hoping that the pandemic would remain the major news story of the year. This …

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 …