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.
Published: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
NWCI submission to the independent specialist in-depth research study on familicide and domestic homicide reviews which was commissioned by the Department of Justice and Equality.
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) warmly welcomes the Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 and the development of meaningful interventions to improve women’s careers and workforce diversity and inclusion. The Bill introduces some important provisions and once...
Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The It Stops Now toolkit is a one stop resource for higher education institutes to develop a zero tolerance approach to sexual violence and harassment on campus. The toolkit makes the case for leadership at the highest management level of...
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Transparency around pay is essential, so that we can remove the question of gender-influenced pay. Pay transparency is an internationally recognized tool in closing the gender pay gap. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the International Labour Organisation and...