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NWC addresses the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters

Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

To celebrate International Women’s Day and disabled women, Catherine Lane of the National Women’s Council and Maureen McGovern and Selina Bonnie representing NWC's disabled womens group and our group member Independent Living Movement Ireland addressed the committee. Selina and Maureen highlighted issues including violence against women, particiaption of disabled women in community, public and poltiical life and reproductive justice and rights for all disabled women. 

You can read the full transcript of the session here

The recording of the session is avialbale to watch back: Signed video archive – Houses of the Oireachtas

You can read an article from the Irish Times covering this session here

If you are interested in finding out more about the work of NWC's disabled womens group please contact Catherine on catherinel@nwci.ie