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Thursday, November 14, 2019

NWCI launches new research “Women Beyond the Dail: More Women in Local Government”

Women represent just 24% of councillors elected to local government in Ireland, and we need gender quotas implemented now to increase...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill must be a Government priority

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions have today jointly called...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NWCI calls on Government to introduce universal contraception scheme

The National Women’s Council of Ireland today welcomed the option of a universal State funded contraception scheme made...

Monday, October 21, 2019

The North is Now: National Women’s Council of Ireland hails historic day for women’s rights

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) welcomed the historic moment from midnight tonight that reproductive rights and...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

NWCI is seeking the voices of young women in Ireland

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today launched an online survey seeking the views of young women...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Women in Clare call for better local services in Kilrush

Women from Clare will come together at a public gathering to call for better local services in the Kilrush area...

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

NWCI welcomes investment in Early Years in Budget 2020

In response to the Budget 2020 announcement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, the National Women’s...

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

NWCI and Community Law and Mediation launch free Employment Law Clinics for Women

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) in partnership with Community Law & Mediation (CLM) are launching a...

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Budget2020: Research announced on maintenance payments must lead to a Statutory Maintenance Agency

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the announcement of research to examine international best practice...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

New Free Employment Law Advice Clinic for Women

Experiencing difficulties at work? Need help? The National Women’s Council of Ireland and Community Law and Mediation are...

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Abortion Working Group concerned over planned 40 days of protests outside Maternity Hospital

The Abortion Working Group, chaired by the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI), today expressed concerns that the...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes recognition as Sustainable Development Goal champion

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today (18 September) was delighted to be recognised as one of the...

Friday, September 13, 2019

NWCI’s ‘Women for Change’ event celebrates women working for equality at local level

Press Release Date 12th September 2019 The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)’s ‘Women for Change...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Pension policy is failing women

The latest report by the ESRI “Gender, pension and income in retirement” published today, shows when it comes...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Extended Deadline: Call for Tender - Development of NWCI’s Membership Strategy

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is Ireland’s leading national women’s organisation. Established...

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