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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...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Paid paternity and paid parental leave are crucial to share care work more equally

In response to Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Minister of State for Equality’s, comments...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Safety and justice need to be at the heart of a thorough review into how violence against women is investigated

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) have responded with great concern to the publication of the Garda Inspectorate...

Monday, November 10, 2014

A space and a voice for all women: NWCI providing central space for Feminist change in Ireland

National Women’s Council of Ireland’s new offices were today officially opened by Minister for Justice and...

Friday, November 07, 2014

NWCI stands alongside survivors of symphysiotomy in their search for truth and justice

National Women’s Council of Ireland today added their voice of support for Survivors of Symphysiotomy in their search...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Man Up

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...

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...

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...

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