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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

NWCI welcomes strengthening of proposed abortion care legislation

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the Government’s commitment to ensure universality of...

Thursday, July 05, 2018

NWCI welcomes ‘long-overdue’ referendum on Women in the Home

NWCI today welcomed the announcement by Government to hold a referendum in October to delete Article 41.2 of the Constitution and...

Friday, June 29, 2018

Welcome to NWCI’s new Board!

We are delighted to welcome our newly elected Board members of NWCI.  NWCI's Board of Directors for the...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

NWCI calls for 100,000 Euros investment in Women’s Health Action Plan at National Economic Dialogue

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today called for an investment of at least 100,000 Euros into the...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The repeal referendum has changed Ireland, NWCI event hears

The repeal referendum has changed Ireland, NWCI’s ‘Women Making History’ event, opened by the...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Great article by Daily Slog on What NWCI Does & Being a NWCI Member!

Do You Know Who Is Fighting For Your Rights? by The Daily Slog  Pay equality, convictions for domestic violence,...

Friday, June 15, 2018

NWCI wins Sockies social media award 2018

We were absolutely thrilled to win the Sockies social media award for Best Twitter - Non Profit  for the...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Women’s experiences must be at the centre of CervicalCheck Inquiry

In response to the first findings of the inquiry into CervicalCheck, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)...

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The 8th Amendment is no more

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) hails the momentous Yes vote to remove the ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

It’s time to cast your vote for women this Friday

Ahead of polling day on Friday, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is calling on voters across...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Caring for yourself during the Referendum Campaign

NWCI believes it is vital to support, respect and protect women at all times, but especially during and after this...

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...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Meet the Women Forging Careers with Tech Apprenticeships with our latest member Fastrack into IT

Aoife Sheehy, Tech Research and Development Officer at Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT), our latest group member, speaks to...

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...

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