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Friday, July 24, 2015

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes new Bill on Domestic Violence

Press Release, 24th July 2015 In response to the publication of the Heads of the new Bill on Domestic Violence by...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Positive Direction for Childcare, but NWCI urges leadership, investment and action in Budget 2016

In response to the launch of the Report of the Inter-Departmental Group on Future Investment in Early Years and School-Age...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Implementation of Minimum Wage Increase Essential for Women Workers

The National Women’s Council of Ireland today said that while a proposed 50c increase in the Minimum Wage...

Thursday, July 16, 2015

NWCI calls for investment in essential public services at National Economic Dialogue

At the National Economic Dialogue today, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) called on the Government to...

Friday, July 03, 2015

NWCI calls on Government to turn things around for Women in Budget 2016

At the Pre-Budget Forum hosted by the Department of Social Protection today, NWCI called on the Government to use Budget 2016...

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Changes to One Parent Family Payment the latest episode in a shameful history of failing lone parents

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) calls on the Government to reverse today’s mass transition...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

NWCI cautiously welcomes recommendations from the Direct Provision Working Group but expresses concern at impact of International Protection Bill

In response to the publication of the recommendations of the Working Group on Improvements to the Protection Process, including Direct...

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

NWCI in Longford to discuss putting women at the centre of local government planning

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today held a meeting with women's organisations from across the...

Monday, June 22, 2015

Ireland once again shamed on women’s human rights record

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the concluding observations of the United Nations Committee on...

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

AkiDwA are looking for a Migrant Health Officer

Organisation Overview: Akina Dada wa Africa-AkiDwA (Swahili for sisterhood) is a national network of migrant women living in Ireland. The...

Monday, May 25, 2015

NWCI welcomes monumental solidarity for equality and calls for a date for a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment

The National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the momentus landslide victory for marriage equality, and called on...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

NWCI Members - Don’t Miss Out 40% Off Tickets for InspireFest!

NWCI Members, Don't Miss Out on Limited Offer! 40% off Tickets for InspireFest - Dublin’s International Tech &...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Women4Yes: NWCI are calling for a yes vote in the forthcoming Referendum on Civil Marriage Equality

What the Referendum on Civil Marriage Equality is about This referendum is about equality in Civil Marriage.  It proposes...

Monday, May 11, 2015

NWCI call for urgent action on HIQA recommendations

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the recommendations of the HIQA report into Portlaoise hospital...

Thursday, May 07, 2015

A new childcare model is long overdue

At the Presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, the National Women’s Council of Ireland ...

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