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Friday, December 04, 2020

National Women’s Council calls for better paid family leave and a Universal State Pension

Ahead of its presentation to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality which will be continuing the focus on the...

Thursday, December 03, 2020

#AllWomen – National Women’s Council launches new Campaign

To mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities today (3 December) the National Women’s Council (NWC) launched a new...

Thursday, December 03, 2020

#AllWomen Campaign - Disabled women in their own words

To mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December 2020, the National Women’s Council launched a new social...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

National Women’s Council calls for gender to be a protected ground in Hate Crime legislation

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the National Women's Council write to Minister for...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Important call for tender - National Strategy on Violence against Women

The purpose of this request for tender (RFT) is to seek tenders for the Consultancy Expertise to Review the current...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Government fails women affected by CervicalCheck scandal

The National Women’s Council (NWC) today expressed its deep disappointment at the failure of the State to provide...

Friday, November 20, 2020

We are Recruiting for a Women’s Health Co-ordinator

The National Women’s Council (NWC) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality for women....

Friday, November 13, 2020

National Women’s Council calls for Gender Pay Gap Legislation ahead of Citizens’ Assembly

Ahead of its presentation to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality which will be focusing on the topic &lsquo...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Women’s care during lockdown ‘constant and exhausting’

“The emotional needs of both my daughter and my partner and my mother are constant and very exhausting.” ...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

National Women’s Council calls for gender perspective to be represented on Pension Commission

In response to the announcement of the members of the newly established Pension Commission by the Government today, the National...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

National Women’s Council welcomes victim centred approach in O’Malley report implementation

The National Women’s Council (NWC) today welcomed the focus on the experience of victims in the implementation of...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Women stand up against racism and discrimination in Ireland

The National Women’s Council (NWC), the National Traveller Women’s Forum and AkiDwa today highlighted the impact...

Friday, October 16, 2020

Mother and Baby Home Records Bill must not proceed in its current form

National Women’s Council calls on Government to ensure rights of survivors are respected The National Women’s...

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Call for Submissions: Department of Rural and Community Development -Statement of Strategy 2021-2023

The Department of Rural and Community Development is currently preparing a new Statement of Strategy to cover the period 2021-2023....

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

National Women’s Council welcomes dedicated funding for women’s health in Budget 2021

The National Women’s Council (NWC) today welcomed the sizeable, dedicated funding for women’s health in Budget 2021. ...

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Covid-19 hit women hard, now Budget 2021 must support women

Covid-19 impacted on every family in Ireland, through the loss of a loved one, the loss of a job or...

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Orla O’Connor: Why is ending violence against women not an election issue?

One in four women in Ireland experience physical and sexual violence, yet we have heard precious little on the issue...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Leo Varadkar, Fine Gael

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Eamon Ryan, Green Party

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Brendan Howlin, Labour Party

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall, Social Democrats

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

#FemGen 2020 - Bríd Smith, People Before Profit

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to...

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