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Toward Gender Responsive Budgeting in Ireland

Published: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Toward Gender Responsive Budgeting in Ireland

Pension Campaign Poster Easy to Read

Published: Friday, September 01, 2017

This easy to read poster was prepared by Inclusion Ireland and proof-read by experts through experience.

NWCI Guide to lobbying for pension equality

Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

This resource was developed by the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) following engagement over many years with women negatively impacted by the pensions system and a series of workshops with women in Kerry and Cork affected by pension...

NWCI Opening Statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection on Indirect Gender Discrimination in State Pension Policy

Published: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Women predominately rely on State Pensions to provide an income in their older years. Yet for a number of reasons, both historical and current, women continue to have less access to State Pensions then men. Currently 84% of those receiving a...

Final NWCI Amalgamated Accounts 2016

Published: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NWCI Presentation to pre-meeting of the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus on Gender Budgeting in Ireland

Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ireland’s budgetary process has long faced criticism for its opaque and complex nature. Recent reform aimed at providing for greater parliamentary participation and transparency are to be welcomed. In order to achieve equality, we must act purposefully. It requires...

NWCI’s Annual Report 2016 - Feminist Agenda

Published: Friday, June 09, 2017

NWCI's Annual Report 2016 - Feminist Agenda provides an overview of our key events, initiatives and campaigns in 2016.

Submission on Guidelines for the implementation, monitoring and review of Local Economic and Community Plans

Published: Monday, April 10, 2017

Local Community Development Committees (LCDCs) are now established in all local authority areas to oversee and plan for the long-term strategic development and integration of community supports in their areas. At the same time, local authorities have assumed a more...

Submission to Department of the Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government on Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework

Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The National Planning Framework – “Ireland 2040 – Our Plan” – will set a new strategic planning and development context for the Ireland and all its regions in the period between now and 2040, setting a strategic, high-level framework for the co-ordination of a range...

Dublin Declaration on Reproductive Rights

Published: Friday, March 10, 2017

The Dublin Declaration on Reproductive Rights is the first of its kind and was launched by the International Association for Women's Mental Health as part of the 7th World Congress on Women's Mental Health that took place in Dublin, 6-9...

Recommendations for Legislative Amendments: Domestic Violence Bill 2017

Published: Thursday, March 02, 2017

Recommendations for Legislative Amendments: Domestic Violence Bill 2017

NWCI welcomes the new measures to be introduced in the Domestic Violence Bill 2017, and the fact that Ireland is moving towards ratification of the Istanbul Convention. NWCI welcome in particular the enhanced protection of and support for victims when they...

Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the National Women’s Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2020

Published: Wednesday, February 01, 2017

NWCI believes that the New National Women's Strategy and Action Plan 2017 - 2020 offers a critical opportunity to effectively leverage current and future policies and programmes to achieve the transformative change needed to ensure that Ireland becomes a more equal country....

NWCI Shadow Report in advance of Ireland’s examination under the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017

Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on its consideration of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution

Published: Friday, December 16, 2016

NWCI's submission to the Citizens’ Assembly highlights the voice of our 180 member organisations in Ireland. We call on the members of the Citizens' Assembly to recommend a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the constitution and introduce legislation providing...

Fill the Gap - NWCI Pre Budget Submission 2017

Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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