Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Part IV of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 and the Equality Model it has introduced to Ireland recognises prostitution and trafficking for sexual exploitation as a form of violence against women. Although NWC believes there has not been sufficient...
Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
The criminal justice system does not exist free of context, existing gendered stereotypes are still a pervasive force across all areas of the criminal justice system whether that be in the prevention, in investigation and arrest, the decision to prosecute,...
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This document provides a briefing on women's mental health in Ireland. More information and statistics about women’s health can be found in the 2019 report ‘Women’s Health in Ireland - Evidence Base for the development of the Women’s...
Published: Thursday, August 06, 2020
A submission to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation on their guidance for home working. The submission makes recommendations on work/life balance, women’s leadership and career development, childcare, health, violence against women and workers’ rights.
Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Published: Monday, July 13, 2020
The Health Reform Alliance (of which NWCI is a member) developed a briefing for political parties during government negotiations, 'New Programme for Government – Implementing Universal Healthcare in a crisis'.
Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Our Annual Report provides an overview of the highlights and main activities of NWCI in 2019.
Published: Thursday, May 14, 2020
Published: Friday, May 01, 2020
Proposed by: Association of Childhood Professionals, Barnardos, BLÁTHÚ Steiner Early Childhood Association, Gaeloideachas, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Men In Childcare, National Childhood Network, National Community Childcare Forum, National Women’s Council of Ireland, PLÉ: The Irish Association of...
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2020
Prompted by the COVID-19 crisis, a group of over 20 NGOs, facilitated by Community Work Ireland, have been meeting online to share information on COVID-19 related issues and challenges and the responses needed to mitigate the consequences for the already marginalised...
Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2020
NWCI's Feminist Future Programme for Government document, calling on the new Government to significantly invest in public services and infrastructure to build on the response to COVID 19.
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Submission to the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality calling for key Constitutional and legislative action on care, economic equality and moving to a new economic model, participation in public and political life and violence against women.
Published: Friday, February 28, 2020
As part of the Public consultation on the Department of Transport policies on public transport and active travel, NWCI and Dublin Cycling Campaign developed this submission. It also has feedback from our members West Clare Family Resource Centre, Longford Women's...
Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
This is a guide to support the establishment of Local Caucus with Women Councillors. It has been developed with the National Collective of Community Based Womens Networks. It has been supported by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
Published: Friday, February 07, 2020
This summary document outlines recommendations for Political Parties, Local Authorities and the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government on how to address women's under representation in Local Government.