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Women for Change: A Resource for Women’s Groups and Women working for social change and equality

Published: Thursday, September 05, 2019

This resource was developed by the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) following engagement with women through our Women for Change project. This resource was made possible by the support of the Training Links Fund through the Department of...

NWCI Submission to the Department of Health on Access to Contraception

Published: Tuesday, August 06, 2019

NWCI has made a submission to the Department of Health Working Group on Access to Contraception calling for the development of a contraception scheme which provides the most effective and appropriate methods of contraception free-of-charge to all women and men...

NWCI Financial Statement 2018

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Equality Now, Invest in Women

Published: Tuesday, July 02, 2019

NWCI outlines key recommendations for Budget 2020 in relation to women's economic independence, health, violence against women, housing and care.

NWCI’s Pre-Budget Submission - Department of Employment and Social Protection 2020

Published: Tuesday, July 02, 2019

This submission outlines key Budget recommendations of the National Women's Council of Ireland to the Department of Employment and Social Protection. It should be read in combination with NWCI's overall Pre-Budget Submission 2020 - Equality Now, Invest in Women

NWCI Submission to Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Travellers

Published: Monday, June 17, 2019

How can we make Ireland more equitable for Travellers? The Seanad Public Consultation Committee wants your ideas on how we can achieve full equality for Travellers. NWCI have prepared our submission and endorse the proposals and recommendations of the National...

Women Making History - Annual Report 2018

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Our Annual Report provides an overview of the wide range of campaigns, events and activities that we worked on with our members in 2019.

Celebrating the role of Women over 120 years of Local Government

Published: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celebrating the role of Women over 120 years of Local Government

This commemorative booklet highlights the role of female councillors over the past 120 years of Local Government. It was supported by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill NWCI Recommended Amendments

Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) warmly welcomes the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 and the development of meaningful interventions to improve women’s careers and workforce diversity and inclusion. The Bill introduces some important provisions and once...

Feminist Manifesto for the Local Elections 2019

Published: Thursday, May 02, 2019

We are calling on all candidates to support our feminist manifesto for local communities and to actively promote women’s rights. Public representatives must commit to strengthening local communities, challenging sexism and racism, promoting equality and operating in a way...

VOTE YES - Create greater certainty and clarity for families going through divorce

Published: Thursday, May 02, 2019

Voting Yes means we can remove harmful restrictions on divorce from the Constitution that cause uncertainty and conflict for families and children and create a more compassionate process.

Community Platform Election Manifestos

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Community Platform Election Manifestos

In the run-up to the 2019 Local and European Elections in 2019 the Community Platform has develop manifestos and materials to promote and support the delivery of positive social values. These values are Community, Decency and Participation. Electing people who will deliver...

It Stops Now - Toolkit

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The It Stops Now toolkit is a one stop resource for higher education institutes to develop a zero tolerance approach to sexual violence and harassment on campus. The toolkit makes the case for leadership at the highest management level of...

Response to Mid-term Review Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence

Published: Friday, March 01, 2019

Violence against women is the most significant crime impacting on women internationally and in Ireland. Domestic and sexual violence is a cause and consequence of gender discrimination and it needs to be located within a gender equality framework. We welcome...

NWCI Submission: Development of a Long Term Strategy for the Courts Service

Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

NWCI welcomed the opportunity to provide input into the Development of Long Term Strategy for the Courts Service, and commend the Courts Service commitment to ensuring this strategy takes account of a wide range of views and perspectives. NWCI’s...

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