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Thursday, December 13, 2018

National Women’s Council of Ireland welcomes passing of abortion legislation

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the passage of the Health (Regulation of Termination of...

Friday, December 07, 2018

Ireland needs to set the standard on tackling violence against women

One in five women still experience domestic abuse in Ireland. 9 out of 10 women killed are killed by someone known to...

Thursday, December 06, 2018

NWCI calls on the Government to establish Citizens Assembly on Care

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the report by the Joint Oireachtas Justice and Equality...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

NWCI welcomes announcement to commence new survey on sexual violence

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) welcomes the announcement of a new comprehensive report on sexual violence...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

NWCI welcomes supports for parents in the new Government Early Years Strategy First 5

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has welcomed the announcement of supports for parents in the...

Monday, November 12, 2018

NWCI welcomes creation of a national roadmap to Gender Equality in Higher Education

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has welcomed the publication of the Gender Action Plan 2018-2020 by...

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

“I often have a feeling of being invisible”

“My mam would suffer from depression and instead of talking to her and giving her help, they just kept...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

NWCI congratulates Chairperson Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop on being selected as a Fine Gael candidate

NWCI wish to congratulate our Chairperson Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop on being selected as a Fine Gael candidate in the...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

NWCI launches campaign video to tackle sexual harassment and violence on campus

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) launches its #ItStopsNow campaign today, highlighting the systemic problem of sexual...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

No feminist Budget 2019

How did Budget 2019 impact women and how can we measure it – this was the topic of a seminar organised...

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Who is your #FeministPresident?

As part of the presidential election campaign, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has today launched a...

Friday, October 12, 2018

Take part in NWCI’s Women for Change Project

NWCI together with nine organisations were successful in receiving funding under Training Links. We plan to bring a...

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Turning point for women’s health

The National Women’s Council of Ireland has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris,...

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

NWCI welcomes investment in childcare and housing in Budget 2019

NWCI welcomes investment in childcare and housing in Budget 2019 but questions delivery and pace of change   Press Release, 9 October 2018 ...

Sunday, October 07, 2018

NWCI pays tribute to Emma Mhic Mhathúna

It is with great sadness that the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has learned of the passing...

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