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Shaping Our Future: Tackling the cost of living for women in Budget 2023

Published: Wednesday, August 03, 2022

At 8.2% in May, inflation is at its highest level in 40 years. The impact has not been felt equally. Inflation cuts deepest on those with the least, with people in the bottom 20% of the income distribution experiencing the greatest impact on...

NWC Audited Accounts 2021

Published: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Final audited accounts for the National Women's Council 2021

Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The National Women’s Council submission to the Joint Committee of Housing, Local Government and Heritage on the role of the Electoral Commission in supporting political candidacy and participation in all electoral processes.

No Woman Left Behind - NWC Annual Report 2021

Published: Monday, June 13, 2022

No Woman Left Behind - NWC Annual Report 2021

NWC's Annual Report 2021 provides an overview of our key events, campaigns and activities throughout the year.

National to Local Response for People feeling Ukraine

Published: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Ireland’s National and Local Response to People Fleeing Ukraine

Published: Thursday, May 12, 2022

Ireland’s National and Local Response to People Fleeing Ukraine

In April 2022, The National Womens Council alongside a number of civil society organisations, working locally and nationally, so-signed a letter with detailed proposals to the Taoiseach. The letter and attached proposals expressed deep concerns about the overall lack of coordination...

Toolkit on Social Media Policies for Political Parties

Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

To tackle violence against women in politics (VAWIP), the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWC) had developed a Social Media Toolkit detailing a clear pathway of actions for Irish political parties.

NWC Statement to the Oireachtas Health Committee

Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

The Director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Orla O’Connor, presented to the Oireachtas Health Committee on the ongoing issues for women and pregnant people who need abortion care in Ireland.

Submission to the JOC on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

Published: Thursday, April 21, 2022

The National Women’s Council submission to the Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media on the need for a safe and respectful working environment in the arts.

NWC Submission to the JOC on Gender Equality-Recommendations of the Citizens Assembly

Published: Thursday, March 31, 2022

National Women’s Council Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality on the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly March 2022 NWC considers the recommendations to be ground-breaking, sending a strong and clear signal to Government and all decision makers...

Submission to the Low Pay Commission

Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Women are more likely to be min wage or low paid workers. Our experiences are shaped by age, education, family status, being a Traveller or other ethnic minority, disability, migration status, LGBTI+ identity, or living in a rural area. We...

Abortion Working Group Submission to the Public Consultation of the Abortion Review

Published: Monday, March 14, 2022

The Abortion Working Group – comprising over 20 civil society organisations and healthcare providers, led by the National Women’s Council - has submitted a report to the public consultation of the 3-year review of the abortion law highlighting significant ongoing issues...

National Women’s Council Statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality

Published: Thursday, March 10, 2022

On March 10th, the National Women's Council gave their statement the Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality regarding recommendations 1-3 of the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality. You can read that full statement with recommendations here.

Quick Guide to submitting to the Abortion Review

Published: Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The public consultation to the 3-year Abortion Review is currently open until the 1st of April. We need as many submissions as possible highlighting the barriers to abortion if we’re going to improve abortion access for all women and...

NWCI Financial Statements 2020

Published: Friday, January 21, 2022

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