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disability and women in ireland

Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

disability and women in ireland

Forgotten Women

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Forgotten Women

Older women's experience of the Irish pension system highlights the cumulative effect of discrimination against women in Irish society. The following testimonies reflect the enormous contribution which women have made to family, working life and society through their care work...

Pensions: What Women Want

Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Pensions: What Women Want

The Government published the Green Paper on Pensions in October 2007 and called for a widespread debate on the future development of old age pensions informed both by the Green Paper and the suite of reports published by the Pensions Board....

NWCI Health Strategy 2008 - 2010

Published: Monday, December 31, 2007

NWCI Health Strategy 2008 - 2010

NWCI Election 2007 Manifesto

Published: Saturday, March 31, 2007

NWCI Election 2007 Manifesto

Ireland will be a better place when we have: more women in positions of decision-making zero tolerance of violence against women sharing of care and household work economic equality between women and men equal respect and autonomy for all women,...

The Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women: Second national report

Published: Saturday, September 30, 2006

The Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women: Second national report

In 1997 The European Women's Lobby (EWL) set up an Observatory on Violence against Women drawing together experts from the then fifteen Member States, now expanded to twenty five, to share experience, gather data and examine progress across the European Union....

A Guide to Effective Lobbying for Women’s Groups in Ireland

Published: Thursday, August 31, 2006

A Guide to Effective Lobbying for Women’s Groups in Ireland

The purpose of this handbook is to assist women's groups develop an achievable strategy for change. It is intended as a guide to effective lobbying of decision-makers in Ireland and is designed to build the capacity of women's groups across...

Women’s Health in Ireland

Published: Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Women’s Health in Ireland

While gender affects the health of both men and women, there are significant health consequences of discrimination against women in nearly every society. Poverty, unequal power relations between women and men, and unequal access to resources, are powerful barriers to...

The Links Between Prostitution and Trafficking

Published: Saturday, December 31, 2005

The Links Between Prostitution and Trafficking

Prepared for the Joint Project Coordinated by the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) and the European Women's Lobby (EWL) on Promoting Preventative Measures to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings for Sexual Exploitation: A Swedish and United States Governmental and...

An Accessible Childcare Model

Published: Wednesday, August 31, 2005

An Accessible Childcare Model

There is a growing commitment,both in EU countries and internationally,to recastfamily and childcare policies,in an effortto make them more supportive of,and accessible to, diverging groups of families in today's society.Recognition of the vital role of...

NGO Alliance Shadow Report - CERD - Summary

Published: Sunday, October 31, 2004

NGO Alliance Shadow Report - CERD - Summary

The NGO Alliance consists of over 40 independent Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's) working on the ground in Ireland on issues such as anti-racism, community development, and human rights, all of whom have a common interest in the prevention of racial discrimination, and...

NGO Alliance Shadow Report - CERD - Full Report

Published: Sunday, October 31, 2004

NGO Alliance Shadow Report - CERD - Full Report

The NGO Alliance consists of over 40 independent Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working in Ireland on issues such as anti-racism, community development, and human rights. All of the groups have a common interest in the prevention of racial dis- crimination, and in...

Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women

Published: Friday, April 30, 2004

Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women

A national prevalence study on the extent of violence against women within intimate relationships in Ireland was carried out in 1995 that demonstrated that 18% of women had experienced domestic violence. This number doubled to 36% when women in doctors' surgeries in one...

In From the Margin - Final Report

Published: Wednesday, December 31, 2003

In From the Margin - Final Report

The In From the Margin (IFM) projecthas been innovative in grounding the policy work of the organisation, in the lived experience of women most disadvantaged in Irish society; including low income and working class women, women from ethnic minority groups...

A Woman’s Model for Social Welfare Reform

Published: Monday, March 31, 2003

A Woman’s Model for Social Welfare Reform

The National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) commissioned this research because of its concern that the social welfare system continues to deny women full independence. Even now, in 2003, the system reinforces a notion of women as adult dependants, rather than...

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