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Gender Matters: Training Handbook

Published: Monday, March 31, 2014

Gender Matters: A user friendly guide to providing health services responsive to the needs of women and men

Published: Monday, March 31, 2014

Leading the Change for Women’s Equality

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

NWCI Strategic Plan 2013 - 2015 - Full version

Leading the Change for Women’s Equality

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013

Leading the Change for Women’s Equality

Abortion - Policy Position Paper of the National Women’s Council of Ireland

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Abortion - Policy Position Paper of the National Women’s Council of Ireland

Abortion is a significant contention in Irish society and one that remains unresolved. The NWCI acknowledges the entrenched social, religious and political views on both sides of the debate. Though recent events have brought abortion back into the public domain,...

Women and Smoking: Time to face the Crisis

Published: Monday, January 14, 2013

Women and Smoking: Time to face the Crisis

More women in Ireland are now dying from lung cancer than from breast cancer. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of lung cancer. Despite all that is known about the dangers of smoking, almost 1 in 3 women in Ireland smoke. Women...

Careless to Careful Activation - Making Activation work for Women

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Careless to Careful Activation - Making Activation work for Women

Equal but Different: A Framework for Integrating Gender Equality in Health Service Policy, Planning

Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Equal but Different: A Framework for Integrating Gender Equality in Health Service Policy, Planning

Healthcare provision has so far been gender blind and this report aims to apply a much needed gender lens to healthcare services in Ireland.

Downsizing the Community Sector

Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Downsizing the Community Sector

Executive summary and key judgements This report is an examination of the cumulative impact of the cuts in spending on the voluntary and community sector in Ireland over 2008-12, specifically examining their effect on employment. The voluntary and community sector...

Tackling the pay gap in the European Union

Published: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Tackling the pay gap in the European Union

The gender pay gap is the difference between men's and women's pay, based on the average difference in gross hourly earnings of all employees.On average, women in the EU earn around 17 % less per hour than men [1]. The gender pay...

Draft Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review2

Published: Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Draft Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review2

Draft Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic ReviewOn the 6th of October 2011 Ireland was examined for the first time by other UN countries on its human rights record. This process is called the Universal Periodic Review or...

2010 Women’s Charter

Published: Monday, January 17, 2011

2010 Women’s Charter

ᅠBE A PART OF MAKING IRELAND MORE EQUAL!The economic downturn, radical changes in community and local development structures and massive cuts to women's groups and community projects are all having a serious impact on the lives of women and...

Making our voices heard ヨ the stories of Muslim women in Ireland

Published: Monday, June 07, 2010

Making our voices heard ヨ the stories of Muslim women in Ireland

Who cares?

Published: Sunday, October 18, 2009

Who cares?

All Our Children

Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009

All Our Children

This paper is presented to inform the decision-making process with regard to Child Benefit in the Budget 2010 and to inform the debate surrounding the proposals that have been made by and to Government.

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