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Thursday, March 06, 2014

Text STEP to 50300 to donate €2

  Our Support The Equality Plan (STEP) text fundraiser is being run to help generate funds for our 'Women Rising'...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

It’s time to make childcare affordable for all

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes today’s news that Minister Frances Fitzgerald will, this year, facilitate...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Join Team NWCI for the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

NWCI are looking for women to join our team for this year's Flora Women's Mini Marathon and to...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

WANT TO MAKE A CHANGE? BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY – BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

WANT TO MAKE A CHANGE? BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY – BECOME A MEMBER TODAY ...

Monday, December 16, 2013

Thanks to all our supporters at the end of a significant 2013!

As we come to the end of 2013 we wanted to share with you some of successes for women that have...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Alliance from across Irish Society calls for Justice for Bethany Home Survivors

Dear Editor, We the undersigned are writing to you to express our deep concern at the situation of the survivors...

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

“Violence Against Women: An Issue of Gender,” Minister Frances Fitzgerald launches new publication.

At the launch and publication of “Violence Against Women: An Issue of Gender: Highlighting the Role of Gender in...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Survey further highlights need for investment in Early Years Strategy

Following the confirmation in the Irish Independent/ Today FM Behaviour and Attitudes Survey  that one in four couples feel...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Second pre-school year will be important for children and parents.

National Women’s Council of Ireland today welcomed the commitment to introduce a second pre-school year for all children...

Monday, March 31, 2014

Gender Matters: Shining a spotlight on the different health needs of women and men

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today held a seminar to spotlight the different needs faced by men...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

“Women Rising”- It’s Time for All Voices to be Heard

At the launch of our “Women Rising” Manifesto today, National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) are...

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

One year on, the State must deliver on its promise of justice for Magdalenes

One year on from Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s apology to Magdalene survivors and his acknowledgement of State involvement in...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

NWCI Position on Paternity Leave

NWCI are in favour of - Paternity or Partner Leave of 2 weeks with potential to rise to one month in...

Friday, March 07, 2014

#NWCISoapBox: a chance for women to say it as it is.

This International Women’s Day, Saturday the 8th of March, National Women’s Council  of Ireland intend...

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

What would a female friendly parliament look like? What needs to be done to attract and retain women in the Irish political system?

“A Parliament of all Talents: Building a Women-friendly Oireachtas”  will be launched today, Tuesday 4th of March,...

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Should economic and social rights be included in Irish Constitution?

Should economic and social rights be included in Irish Constitution?

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