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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...

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Ireland still does not have the women-centred abortion service people voted for

As the first year of legal abortion provision for women in Ireland comes to a close, the Abortion Working Group,...

Friday, December 06, 2019

Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women calls for Domestic Homicide Reviews

The Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women, an independent network of 18 grassroots and national organisations, will hold an important seminar,...

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

#FemFest: Young women cite mental health, reproductive health and sex ed as biggest feminist issues

As counting for the by-elections gets underway, #FemFest, Ireland’s largest gathering of young women organised by the National...

Friday, November 29, 2019

Women’s Mental Health Network highlights the devastating impact of gender-based violence on women’s

Coinciding with the 16 Days of Action on Violence against Women, the Women’s Mental Health Network – a collaboration...

Thursday, November 28, 2019

New data shows little improvement in poverty among lone parents

NWCI  has called on Government to address the unacceptably high levels of poverty among lone parents in response to...

Thursday, November 21, 2019

NWCI launch online campaign on women’s mental health

Women’s inequality should come with a mental health warning, say the National Women’s Council of Ireland ...

Thursday, November 14, 2019

NWCI launches new research “Women Beyond the Dail: More Women in Local Government”

Women represent just 24% of councillors elected to local government in Ireland, and we need gender quotas implemented now to increase...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill must be a Government priority

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions have today jointly called...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NWCI calls on Government to introduce universal contraception scheme

The National Women’s Council of Ireland today welcomed the option of a universal State funded contraception scheme made...

Monday, October 21, 2019

The North is Now: National Women’s Council of Ireland hails historic day for women’s rights

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) welcomed the historic moment from midnight tonight that reproductive rights and...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

NWCI is seeking the voices of young women in Ireland

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) today launched an online survey seeking the views of young women...

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