Published: Friday, June 16, 2023
This research examines current best practices in gender-sensitive mental health care, maps current practices and gaps in practices in Ireland and, based on the findings from the literature and qualitative research carried out for this report, identifies comprehensive recommendations for...
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
'Social media and online hostility: Experiences of women in Irish journalism', a new research report by Dr Dawn Wheatley from the School of Communications at Dublin City University, describes how women journalists in Ireland are navigating social media as part...
Published: Wednesday, May 03, 2023
Read the Report on the Intersection of the Criminal Justice, Private Family Law and Public Law Child Care Processes in relation to Domestic and Sexual Violence, commissioned by NWC in collaboration and funded by the Department of Justice. The research...
Published: Tuesday, April 25, 2023
NWC are proud to publish "Towards A Zero Tolerance Approach: A Good Practice Guide to the implementation of "Safe, Respectful, Supportive and Positive – Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Higher Education" (the Framework)." The Good Practice Guide has been supported...
Published: Friday, October 13, 2023
Budget 2024 has significant positive elements for women, including investment in childcare and funding to tackle violence against women, an extension of child benefit and free secondary school books. However, it is a short-term budget that will not advance gender equality,...
Published: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
The National Women’s Council is calling on the Government to deliver on a new era for women’s reproductive healthcare and adopt a holistic approach to women’s needs across her lifespan. This new report 'Every Woman – Towards Reproductive...
Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
A study by the Sexual Exploitation Research Programme UCD, in collaboration with the National Women’s Council
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.
Published: Monday, November 29, 2021
This research, undertaken by the National Women's Council in partnership with Community Work Ireland, involved a series of radical listening workshops with particular groups of marginalised women who we know to have significant health needs, but who are at greater...
Published: Monday, May 24, 2021
This paper, commissioned by the National Women’s Council and authored by Dr Sinéad Kennedy explores the provision of abortion services in Ireland under the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 (ToP) since their introduction in January 2019. It...
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...
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.
Published: Thursday, November 07, 2019
This report provides an overview of the learnings and lessons from the campaign.
Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
2019 report ‘Women’s Health in Ireland - Evidence Base for the development of the Women’s Health Action Plan’ prepared by Dr Kathy Walsh on behalf of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, HSE and the Department of Health.