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Orla O’Connor: Why is ending violence against women not an election issue?

Published: Sunday, February 02, 2020

One in four women in Ireland experience physical and sexual violence, yet we have heard precious little on the issue throughout this 2020 general election campaign.  While the nature of abuse means this may not be an issue that comes...

#FemGen 2020 - Leo Varadkar, Fine Gael

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist? Yes. ...

#FemGen 2020 - Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist?  Absolutely...

#FemGen 2020 - Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist? Yes, I...

#FemGen 2020 - Eamon Ryan, Green Party

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist? Yes. What...

#FemGen 2020 - Brendan Howlin, Labour Party

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions. Do you consider yourself a feminist? Yes, I do....

#FemGen 2020 - Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall, Social Democrats

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist?  Yes,...

#FemGen 2020 - Bríd Smith, People Before Profit

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

As part of our #FemGen general election campaign 2020, NWCI has asked the party leaders of the main political parties to outline their commitment to women's equality by answering four questions.  Do you consider yourself a feminist?  Yes. ...