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Thursday, September 14, 2017

We are hiring! NWCI is currently recruiting for Head of Policy

NWCI is currently recruiting for Head of Policy. This is an exciting time for NWCI. Change is happening for women...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Making Women Count in Budget 2017

In the lead-up to Budget 2018, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today launched a report which sets...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Women’s Aid is recruiting a Manager of Services

Women’s Aid is now recruiting to fill the following full-time permanent position: Manager of Services (Ref: Mgr. S) ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes decision to suspend Hook

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the decision to suspend George Hook while an investigation...

Monday, September 11, 2017

National Women’s Council issues formal complaint over Hook’s comments

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today issued formal complaints over comments made by Newstalk’s...

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Getting Women on Board: Time for quotas to increase the number of women on boards

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today held a high profile “Getting Women on Board”...

Friday, September 01, 2017

NWCI welcomes National Maternity Hospital agreement

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health Simon Harris that...

Thursday, August 31, 2017

NWCI is hiring! We’re recruiting for a Reproductive Health Public Engagement Officer

NWCI is hiring! We're recruiting for a Reproductive Health Public Engagement Officer. This is an exciting time for...

Friday, August 25, 2017

NWCI calls for greater recognition for women in sport

As the Women’s Rugby World Cup draws to a close, the National Women’s Council of Ireland...

Friday, August 11, 2017

Domestic Violence should be treated as a criminal offence

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the United Nations Committee Against Torture’s (UNCAT)...

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Apology does not address sexist and misogynistic language

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today said the apology in the Sunday Times, in response to...

Monday, July 24, 2017

Stronger Action Needed from Government to Reduce Gender Gaps in Companies in Ireland

The National Women’s Council of Ireland today (24.07.17) called for stronger action from Government to reduce gender gaps in...

Monday, July 10, 2017

Call for equality for women in the pension system - NWCI workshops

NWCI has organised a series of workshops on pension equality in Cork and Kerry working with our members and key...

Friday, July 07, 2017

We are recruiting for a Communications Assistant

This is an exciting time for NWCI. Change is happening for women in Ireland and we would like you to...

Thursday, June 29, 2017

NWCI welcomes strong mandate for the Special Oireachtas Committee to repeal the Eighth Amendment

NWCI has welcomed the Citizens Assembly report on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. In particular, NWCI welcomes the clear...

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Women working in Equality - Meet Therese Murphy from EIGE

Meet Therese Murphy, former NWCI Chairwoman, now Head of Operations at EIGE, the European Institute for Gender Equality! Therese talks...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Feminist Reflections: Sadhbh Walshe - What Would Rosie Do?

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs commemorating the women of 1916. ...

Monday, September 05, 2016

Reporting on men’s violence against women matters

The horrific murders of Clodagh Hawe and her children have brought devastation to her family, friends and the community in...

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Noreen Byrne: Time for a Coalition of the Belligerent to usher in the values of the 1916 Proclamation

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant...

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Claire McGettrick: Spare a thought for those who suffered most for the sake of an idyllic image of Ireland

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant...

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Mari Steed: We ‘Banished Babies’ remain the last piece of dirty carpet to be examined

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sophie Kane: In 2016, Ireland can no longer ignore us

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Claragh Lucey: Barriers still exist for young women in leadership

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Aoife Kelly: “A woman’s place is in the revolution.”

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Vicky Kavanagh: Don’t make us fight another 100 years to end violence against women

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating...

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Orla O’Connor: 100 years after 1916, what are we celebrating?

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate?  This Easter Sunday, it is critical that we recognise and celebrate...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Catherine Murphy, Social Democrats: What we will do to advance women’s rights in Ireland

NWCI has asked leaders from the main political parties to outline what they will do to advance women's rights...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil: What we will do to advance women’s rights in Ireland

NWCI has asked leaders from the main political parties to outline what they will do to advance women's rights...

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Enda Kenny, Fine Gael: What we will do to advance women’s rights in Ireland

NWCI has asked leaders from the main political parties to outline what they will do to advance women's rights...

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Joan Burton, The Labour Party: What we will do to advance women’s rights in Ireland

NWCI has asked leaders from the main political parties to outline what they will do to advance women's rights...

Out of Silence: Women’s Mental Health in Ireland