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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 ...

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...

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