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Feminist Agenda: Annual Report 2018

Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Impact of Homelessness on Women’s Health

Published: Friday, April 06, 2018

On the eve of the National Day of Action against Homelessness and the Housing Crisis (7th April 2018), the National Women’s Council of Ireland has launched a paper documenting the impact of homelessness on women’s health. The paper outlines...

NWCI’S Response to the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2017

Published: Friday, March 02, 2018

In February 2018, NWCI made a submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health which is undertaking Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) Bill. NWCI welcomes the development of legislation on AHR, which when implemented can have a significant...

NWCI Opening Statement to Budgetary Oversight Committee - Gender Budgeting

Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A Chathaoirleach and members of the committee, Thank you for the invitation to appear before the Committee and the opportunity to comment on the Equality Budgeting initiative led by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DEPR) and undertaken by...

BREXIT: The Impact & Perspectives from Women in Disadvantaged & Rural Areas in Northern Ireland

Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

BREXIT: The Impact & Perspectives from Women in Disadvantaged & Rural Areas in Northern Ireland

Just launched in Feb 2018, this Paper by the Women's Regional Consortium explores the perspectives & impacts of BREXIT of women living and working in disadvantaged and rural areas of Northern Ireland. Perspectives includes: 1) Representation of Northern Ireland’s interests & Women’s...

NWCI Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Mental Healthcare

Published: Monday, February 05, 2018

In January 2018, NWCI welcomed the opportunity to input into the work of the Joint Oireachtas Committee to develop ‘a single, long-term vision for mental health care and the direction of mental health policy in Ireland’. As the differing health needs...

Submission to the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland

Published: Friday, February 02, 2018

NWCI made a submission to the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland. Our submission addresses the reform of policing as it relates to women and equality for women in Ireland, focusing on two key themes – women in leadership...

Community Platform: Equal Right to Health for All

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Community Platform is a network of 27 national networks and organisations in the community and voluntary sector working to address poverty, social exclusion and inequality. On the 12th December, Universal Health Coverage Day, the Community Platform of which NWCI are...

Time to Act to Close the Gender Pay Gap

Published: Thursday, November 23, 2017

NWCI’s mission is to achieve equality for women, central to that is the achievement economic independence and economic equality. The gap in earnings between women and men goes to the heart of inequality between women and men in the...

No Small Change Closing the Gender Pay Gap

Published: Thursday, November 23, 2017

NWCI’s mission is to achieve equality for women, central to that is the achievement economic independence and economic equality. The gap in earnings between women and men goes to the heart of inequality between women and men in the...

Every Woman

Published: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Every Woman is an invitation to join us in a conversation about what reproductive health services women and girls need to reach their full potential. We are hoping to build a sensitive and inclusive consensus that acknowledges people's experience of...

Observatory Submission to Law Reform Commission:Investigate the most appropriate specialized domestic, sexual and gender based violence court sytems

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Law Reform Commission has begun initial preparations for a new Programme of Law Reform and in that respect has invited submissions as to areas of law that may be in need of reform. In that respect the National Observatory...

Submission to the Law Reform Commission on areas requiring law reform: Examine legal infrastructures designed to secure maintenance payments

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Law Reform Commission has begun initial preparations for a new Programme of Law Reform and in that respect has invited submissions as to areas of law that may be in need of reform. The National Women’s Council of...

Value for Money and Money for Values: Making the national budget work for women

Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This submission is one element of a three-part pre-budget policy process, which also involves a substantive submission made to the Department of Social Protection and a set of detailed letters to the Ministers for Health, Justice and Equality, Rural and...

A Review of Data on the Prevalence of Sexual Violence and Harassment of Women Students in Higher Education Country Report- Ireland

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017

The NWCI Ireland Country Report for the Review of Data on the Prevalence of Sexual Violence and Harassment of Women Students in Higher Education in the European Union. The report collates the most recently available Irish and EU data on...

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