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Friday, March 27, 2020

NWCI welcomes Minister Harris’s commitment to remote abortion access

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) welcomed Minister for Health Simon Harris’s Dail comments last...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

NWCI welcomes childcare intervention and wage subsidy

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has today welcomed the special intervention in childcare, as well as...

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Programme for Government commitments to women’s equality must be centre stage

Programme for Government commitments to women’s equality must be centre stage this International Women’s Day, the...

Thursday, March 05, 2020

It Stops Now: students take a stand against sexual violence and harassment

Today, students across Ireland are taking a stand against sexual violence and harassment in third level education, as part of...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Full funding for maternity services must be red line in programme for government negotiations

Following the publication of today’s HIQA report into maternity services in Ireland, the National Women’s Council...

Monday, February 10, 2020

General Election 2020 heralds monumental Change - but no Breakthrough on Numbers of Women elected

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today recognised the monumental change that General Election 2020 has heralded, breaking...

Friday, January 31, 2020

Violence against women must be a red line issue in last week of GE2020

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has today criticised political parties for not making ending...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Who is your feminist Taoiseach?

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has asked party...

Friday, January 24, 2020

#FemGen - High profile politicians sign up to NWCI’s manifesto

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today said that 90 candidates across 35 constituencies have...

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Highest percentage of women running ever, but only two women more standing than 2016

As nominations close for the 2020 General Election, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today said...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

#FemGen: Pre-election give aways provide no solutions, here are 10 ways to show long term commitment

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today (Tuesday, 21 January 2020) launched their Feminist Ireland manifesto,...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Will the 33rd Dail have a record number of women elected?

With the 2020 General Election set for Saturday February 8, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today criticised the...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

NWCI Chairperson Ellen O’Malley Dunlop to step down for general election

NWCI today announced Chairperson Ellen O’Malley Dunlop will step down, to allow her to run as a candidate...

Friday, January 03, 2020

NWCI pays tribute to Marian Finucane

The National Women’s Council of Ireland mourns the loss of one of Ireland’s most respected and...

Thursday, January 02, 2020

New dates announced for 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...

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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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