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Text STEP to 50300 to donate €2

Published: Thursday, March 06, 2014

  Our Support The Equality Plan (STEP) text fundraiser is being run to help generate funds for our 'Women Rising' campaign.  For far too long Ireland has been known for the lack of gender equality in its political decision...

It’s time to make childcare affordable for all

Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes today’s news that Minister Frances Fitzgerald will, this year, facilitate a review of state investment to support parents who need childcare. Orla O’Connor, Director of National Women&rsquo...

Join Team NWCI for the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

NWCI are looking for women to join our team for this year's Flora Women's Mini Marathon and to help us raise funds to continue our work on women's equality and rights, with a particular focus on the...

WANT TO MAKE A CHANGE? BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY – BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

WANT TO MAKE A CHANGE? BE PART OF THE MOVEMENT FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY – BECOME A MEMBER TODAY     Would you like to help make important changes in the lives of women and girls? Do you seek...

Thanks to all our supporters at the end of a significant 2013!

Published: Monday, December 16, 2013

As we come to the end of 2013 we wanted to share with you some of successes for women that have been achieved by NWCI and all of our supporters in our campaign for women's equality. 2013 has been a significant...

Alliance from across Irish Society calls for Justice for Bethany Home Survivors

Published: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Dear Editor, We the undersigned are writing to you to express our deep concern at the situation of the survivors of the Bethany Home, Rathgar, Dublin.  We are aware that Justice Minister Alan Shatter and Minister of State Kathleen...

“Violence Against Women: An Issue of Gender,” Minister Frances Fitzgerald launches new publication.

Published: Wednesday, December 04, 2013

At the launch and publication of “Violence Against Women: An Issue of Gender: Highlighting the Role of Gender in Analysis and Response” today, the Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women, chaired by National Women’s Council of...

Survey further highlights need for investment in Early Years Strategy

Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Following the confirmation in the Irish Independent/ Today FM Behaviour and Attitudes Survey  that one in four couples feel they are too poor to start a family, National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is renewing calls for...

Second pre-school year will be important for children and parents.

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014

National Women’s Council of Ireland today welcomed the commitment to introduce a second pre-school year for all children  as announced by Minister Frances Fitzgerald at the launch of ‘Better Outcomes: Brighter Future: the National Policy Framework...

A very successful International Women’s Week for NWCI

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014

A massive thanks to all our supports we met during International Women's Week! From the launch of A Parliament of All Talents: Building a Women Friendly Oireachtas, to our Soapbox on O'Connell St, to all the events in...

Women Rising Events in Dublin and Cork

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014

Voters got the opportunity to meet with and discuss issues relating to gender with local and European election candidates in Dublin and Cork at our "Women Rising" cafe style events.  For far too long Ireland has been known for...

Bethany Home Memorial

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014

National Women's Council of Ireland attended a ceremony on April 2 2014 where monument was unveiled to the 222 children who died at a Protestant children’s home and were buried in unmarked graves. While the Department of Justice offered bethany...

Gender Conference 2014

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014

NWCI's youth initiative, The Y-Factor and the USI teamed up for the first ever national student Gender Conference. The event kickstarted International Women's Week for NWCI and The Y Factor in Gaway, bringing together student to discuss modules...

Gender Matters Seminar

Published: Monday, April 14, 2014

Did you know that generally women and men have different experiences of cardiovascular health in treatment, diagnosis and health outcomes?  Gender stereotyping and a lack of awareness of female symptoms (shoulder and abdominal pain rather than severe chest pain)...

Gender Matters: Shining a spotlight on the different health needs of women and men

Published: Monday, March 31, 2014

National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today held a seminar to spotlight the different needs faced by men and women when it comes to health service planning and delivery and called on the HSE to adopt gender mainstreaming...

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