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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Most men celebrate and respect women – they don’t control them. Good men protect and care for children. ...

Monday, October 20, 2014

National Women’s Council of Ireland Statement on Mairia Cahill and survivors of sexual violence

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) support Mairia Cahill and commend her bravery in sharing her story. We...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Small steps on child benefit but need for long term investment in childcare

NWCI Pre-budget Submission

While welcoming some measures in Budget 2015, National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today raised concerns around the lack...

Monday, October 13, 2014

Invitation to Tender for Video “Advancing Women in Decision Making - addressing gender bias”

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) are inviting tenders to produce a new video which will be used...

Friday, October 03, 2014

Report highlights urgent need to address growing income inequality between women and men

National Women’s Council of Ireland strongly welcomes the report by by the ESRI and the equality authority &lsquo...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Text VESSEL to 50300

The 8th Amendment has proven to place women’s lives in danger, and to be a source of discrimination...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NWCI are currently recruiting for the following positions

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality between...

Monday, September 08, 2014

Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment: We need an immediate referendum

Last October, twelve women's and civil society organisations released a joint statement highlighting the detrimental impact that Article 40.3.3 has...

Monday, August 18, 2014

We need a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment now

In response to the distressing case highlighted by the Independent and the Sunday Times newspapers, National Women's Council of...

Friday, August 01, 2014

Ireland falls behind as 36 countries sign ground-breaking convention to protect women from violence

Today, the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence will become an active...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

‘Women and Men in Ireland’

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 Today’s publication of the annual CSO Women and Men in Ireland Report has been welcomed by...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Women’s experience of precarious work should be high on agenda for new Low-Pay Commission

National Women’s Council of Ireland host Discussion, Performance and Exhibition on Challenges facing Women in Work at EU...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

NWCI concerned about the absence of female Junior Ministers

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI), is very concerned about the Government’s commitment to the...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Have your say on Mother & Baby Home Investigation

The terms of reference for the investigation into Mother and Baby Homes are due to be published this Thursday July 1...

Friday, July 11, 2014

NWCI have a new home!

NWCI are delighted to share the news that we have a new premises in Smithfield You can find us at 100...

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Should there be paid paternity leave for new fathers?

Should there be paid paternity leave for new fathers?

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