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Submission on the National Economic Plan

Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

NWC sets out our proposals to ensure that the National Economic Plan takes account of the needs of women in Ireland and is capable of driving an equal recovery, including investing in the care economy, decent pay and workers rights,...

Women’s Experiences of Caring during COVID-19

Published: Monday, November 09, 2020

In May 2020, the National Women’s Council (NWC) wanted to understand how COVID-19 was impacting women’s caring responsibilities and their own mental health and wellbeing. This report sets out the findings of our Women’s Experiences of Caring during...

Submission to DEASP on their Statement of Strategy 2020-2023

Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2020

This submission sets out what NWC believes should be the priorities for the Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection for the next 3 years - gender and equality proofing, ensuring active labour market policy works for women, promoting decent work,...

Submission to the Department of Rural and Community Development Statement of Strategy 2021 - 2023

Published: Monday, October 19, 2020

The Department of Rural and Community Development is currently preparing a new Statement of Strategy to cover the period 2021-2023. NWC has made a submission outlining our recommendations for consideration by the Department. This important document will set out the...

Donor’s Privacy Policy

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2020

Members Privacy Policy

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2020

NWCI Financial Statement 2019

Published: Thursday, October 01, 2020

Supporting one parent families during and after COVID 19

Published: Friday, September 25, 2020

Joint NGO submission submission on lone parents and COVID, calling for measures that can be taken now to prevent a rise in unemployment among lone parents, a deepening of child poverty and gender inequality, and a rise in family homelessness.

A Feminist Recovery Plan - Summary

Published: Monday, September 21, 2020

Summary version of NWC's pre-budget submission 2021

A Feminist Recovery Plan

Published: Monday, September 21, 2020

NWC's pre-budget submission makes the case for a feminist economic recovery plan to build a society that is better for both women and men - a plan that is based on public services, fair taxation, valuing the care economy, equality...

Submission to the Review of Part IV of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Submission to the Review of Part IV of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

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...

Submission to the Department of Justice on the Criminal Justice Sectoral Strategy

Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Submission to the Department of Justice on the Criminal Justice Sectoral Strategy

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,...

A Briefing on Women’s Mental Health in Ireland

Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A Briefing on Women’s Mental Health in Ireland

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...

Submission to DBEI on Guidance for Remote Working

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.

Submission on the Draft Strategic Policy Scheme 2019-2024 for Dublin City Council

Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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