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Monday, May 14, 2018

Caring for yourself during the Referendum Campaign

As we enter the final days of the Referendum campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment, the National Women&rsquo...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Abortion has touched most families in Ireland

With less than two weeks to go until polling day, one of the lead organisations of Together for Yes, the...

Friday, May 11, 2018

NWCI calls for Cabinet to urgently agree the provision of compassionate supports

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today called on the Government to urgently agree the provision of...

Friday, May 04, 2018

NWCI pays tribute to Monica Barnes

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

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The new Domestic Violence Bill is as an important step forward

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the new  Domestic Violence Bill...

Friday, April 27, 2018

NWCI welcomes the announcement by Minister for Health to independently review the CervicalCheck prog

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

Thursday, April 26, 2018

NWCI welcomes new Domestic Violence Bill as an important step forward

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the new  Domestic Violence Bill as an important...

Monday, April 23, 2018

Sexual violence report will be crucial in establishing the nature and extent of sexual violence

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the news that Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan will...

Monday, April 16, 2018

Data collection and analysis around domestic and sexual violence is at crisis point in Ireland

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today expressed concern over reports that the Gardai have been overstating...

Monday, April 09, 2018

Amplifying the voices of women in rural communities

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is inviting members and friends to join them at a meeting...

Friday, April 06, 2018

The Female Face of Homelessness

Alarming rise in the number of homeless women and children must be addressed On the eve of the National Day...

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

NWCI renews calls for mandatory gender pay gap reporting

As UK companies report on their gender pay gap, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today renewed...

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

MA and Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies: Applications open

Applications for Postgraduate places on the MA and Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies for September 2018 at University College Dublin are...

Monday, April 02, 2018

NWCI welcomes commitment to review of prosecution process

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan’s commitment...

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Women’s Fund: Open for Applications

Established by The Community Foundation for Ireland in 2010, The Women’s Fund for Ireland is a long-term philanthropic fund....

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Friday, February 02, 2018

Women in Craft Apprenticeships

We met Laura and Ashleigh, two Apprentice Electricians with ESB at a recent event organised by Solas and the ETBI...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Highlights from the Gov Led Symposium on Gender Pay Gap Jan 10th

Making changes to the Gender Pay Gap in Ireland is gaining serious momentum. Narrowing and eliminating the GPG has huge...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Women working in Equality, Technology & Community Education - Meet Sonya Doherty from An Cosán!

Meet Sonya Doherty, a graduate of An Cosán’s Technology courses, who is now working with An...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Getting More Women on Board

The question of getting more women on boards in Ireland is a long-debated discussion, which, in 2015, resulted in the National...

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...

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