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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Women say YES to Marriage Equality

Women from all walks of life came together at the press conference “Women4Yes” today, led by the...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The government is currently conducting consultation in two areas; childcare and pensions

The government is currently conducting consultation in two areas Childcare Public Consultation on Future Investment in Early Years and School-Age...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Vote YES for marriage equality on 22 May

NWCI is supporting a YES vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum on 22 May, as mandated by our membership. And we...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spring Statement is disappointing for Women -Gender perspective needed in National Economic Dialogue

In response to the Government’s Spring Statement today, the National Women’s Council of Ireland expresses disappointment...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fundit! Counter Culture

Those of you who came to the opening of NWCI's new home, or who attended our seminar on representations...

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Tackling the childcare crisis requires more than extended parental leave

In response to media reports that the Government is considering proposals to introduce paternity leave and to lengthen parental leave...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Low pay and precarious work create income crisis for women in Ireland

The National Women’s Council of Ireland today responded to the Nevin Economic Research Institute’s (NERI) latest...

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A Woman’s Place is in the World! Resources from the Beijing+20 conference

On this page we have collated some speeches and resources from the Beijing+20 conference in Dublin Castle, 20 February 2015 Speeches   ...

Sunday, March 08, 2015

No place for sexism in the next General Election

NWCI expresses serious concern at the comments by Cllr. Tony Brabazon on female candidates in the next General Election in...

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Better Boards, Better Business, Better Society – NWCI launches new handbook to increase the number of women on boards in Ireland

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, renowned Icelandic woman entrepreneur, Halla Tomasdottir, launched “Better Boards,...

Friday, February 20, 2015

‘A Woman’s Place is in the World’: Joint major conference on Women’s Rights

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the National Women’s Council of Ireland will host a joint...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Child and Family Relationships Bill – an important moment for families

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the approval of the Child and Family Relationships Bill...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Healthy Food for All National Conference 2015 Intern Recruitment

Healthy Food for All (HFfA) is an all-island charity working to promote access, availability and affordability of healthy food for...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Early Childhood Ireland: Real Voices

Did you know? •         More than 25,000 people are employed in the Early...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Know the difference between Safe and Sinister this Valentine’s Day

Young women don't need to be in a 'domestic' relationship to experience abuse. Ahead of Valentine’s Day 2015,...

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