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Monday, February 18, 2019

NWCI calls for a zero tolerance approach to any attempt to coerce or intimidate women

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today reiterated its urgent calls for safety zone legislation, following an...

Sunday, February 10, 2019

NWCI responds to announcement of Domestic Homicide Reviews

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today called on Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan to...

Monday, January 28, 2019

It Stops Now – NWCI mural on ending sexual violence and harassment installed in University College C

Students in University College Cork will today unveil a mural calling for an end to sexual violence and harassment in...

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Vicky Phelan to open NWCI’s #FemFest

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today announced that Vicky Phelan, the inspirational women’s health...

Thursday, January 17, 2019

NWCI comments on Dail statements and media reports of case of a woman denied an abortion

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today commented on TDs claims’ and media reports that a...

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Abortion services will be available from today!

My Options is a new HSE freephone service that provides free and confidential counselling to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy....

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...

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