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Thursday, September 18, 2014

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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

We’re moving! Help us name our new home.

NWCI are delighted to share the news that we have a new premises in Smithfield and are seeking a name...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Video - Why We Still Need Feminism - Thoughts form our members and supporters

Just a few snippets from our recent 'So Tell Me Why We Still Need Feminism' event where the guests took...

Friday, June 13, 2014

Alliance of NGOs calls for International Best Practice and Inclusion of Magdalene Laundries in Investigation

Four social justice organisations are calling on the Government to meet international best practice requirements in the proposed ‘Commission...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

NWCI welcomes Minister Flanagan’s statement on a Commission of Inquiry with full statutory powers

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomes Minister Flanagan’s statement that a full Commission of...

Monday, June 09, 2014

NWCI calls for a fully independent judicial inquiry into abusive practices in Mother and Baby Homes

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today called on the government to initiate a fully independent judicial inquiry...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sexual violence services must be restored to sustainable levels

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today condemned the temporary closure of Mid-West Rape Crisis centre and said...

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Feminism is just as necessary now as it ever has been?

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