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Tuesday, August 06, 2019

NWCI Submission calls for free contraception

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)’s Submission to the Department of Health on Access to...

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Budget2020: NWCI calls for free contraception

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today called for the Government to commit to delivering free contraception...

Monday, June 24, 2019

NWCI raises concerns around safe and local access to abortion care services

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today raised concerns about the ongoing delay to the introduction of...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

NWCI welcomes focus on care in Citizens Assembly on gender equality

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the establishment of a new citizens’ assembly to...

Friday, June 07, 2019

The European Economic and Social Committee has launched the 11th edition of its Civil Society Prize.

The aim of this prize is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

No breakthrough for women in Local Elections - it’s time for gender quotas

NWCI today welcomed the increased number of women elected as Councillors in the Local Elections but is very disappointed about...

Saturday, May 25, 2019

NWCI welcomes resounding Yes vote in the divorce referendum

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the resounding Yes vote in the divorce referendum.  ...

Friday, May 17, 2019

Perinatal Mental Health in Focus

We held our first Women’s Mental Health Network event in May, focusing on perinatal mental health. Women can...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Ireland South Candidates make their pitch for a Feminist Europe in Cork

With less than two weeks to go until polling day in the European Parliament elections, Ireland South candidates gathered tonight...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celebrating 120 years of local government in Monaghan

“I love my work. I feel I’m there for the people – on the ground. You don...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Community Platform Election Manifestos

In the run up to the Local and European Elections in 2019, the Community Platform has developed manifestos and materials...

Monday, May 13, 2019

NWCI calls for amendments to Gender Pay Gap Information Bill

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the introduction of the Gender Pay ...

Friday, May 03, 2019

We need more women in local politics

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today (3rd May) launched its #FeministCommunities manifesto for the local elections...

Thursday, May 02, 2019

#JobFairy - NWCI is currently recruiting for a Reproductive Health Rights Officer

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality...

Thursday, May 02, 2019

#JobFairy - NWCI is currently recruiting for a Violence against Women Officer

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality...

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