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The European Economic and Social Committee has launched the 11th edition of its Civil Society Prize.

Published: Friday, June 07, 2019

The aim of this prize is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements by civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. The overall objective of the prize is...

National Womens Council of Ireland: Invitation to tender

Published: Friday, May 31, 2019

Established in 1973, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the leading national women’s membership organisation in Ireland. NWCI seeks full equality between men and women and we draw our mandate from a membership of over 180...

Perinatal Mental Health in Focus

Published: Friday, May 17, 2019

We held our first Women’s Mental Health Network event in May, focusing on perinatal mental health. Women can experience poor mental health during the perinatal period – during pregnancy and a year post-birth. Research has found that 10-15%...

Abortion services will be available from today!

Published: Tuesday, January 01, 2019

My Options is a new HSE freephone service that provides free and confidential counselling to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. My Options is provided by the HSE’s Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme (SHCPP). My Options will be...

We’re hiring!! NWCI is currently recruiting for a Project Officer

Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the leading national women’s membership organisation seeking equality for women. We represent 180-member groups as well as a wide range of individual members from a diversity of backgrounds,...

Women for Change Project

Published: Friday, August 03, 2018

In May 2018, NWCI together with nine organisations were successful in receiving funding under Training Links. We plan to bring a diversity of women together who are currently involved or are interested in getting more involved in representation...

Welcome to NWCI’s new Board!

Published: Friday, June 29, 2018

We are delighted to welcome our newly elected Board members of NWCI.  NWCI's Board of Directors for the period 2018 - 2020 includes: Ellen O'Malley-Dunlop, Chairperson Sarah Benson, Deputy Chaiperson Vivienne Glanville  Catriona Graham  Suzanna Griffin...

The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Women’s Fund: Open for Applications

Published: Monday, March 26, 2018

Established by The Community Foundation for Ireland in 2010, The Women’s Fund for Ireland is a long-term philanthropic fund. Its mission is to encourage philanthropy among women, to improve the lives of women and girls through social change grant...

Talking about Every Woman

Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018

After the successful launch of NWCI's Every Woman Healthcare Model - Accessible, affordable healthcare options for all women and girlsl last year, we have been busy over the last few weeks talking to as many people as possible...

Key achievements for women’s equality and NWCI in 2017

Published: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

2017 was full of trials and triumphs for women’s equality. As always, we are grateful to our members and supporters for all their help in advancing the issues important to women in Irish society. Here are just some examples...

ESHTE Project Update

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017

NWCI is pleased to announce the publication of the first ESHTE Project Report, A Review of Data on Prevalence of Sexual Violence and Harassment of Women Students in Higher Education in the EU.  The report provides an overview of...

Two campaign resources for pension equality launched

Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

NWCI developed two resources on campaigning for pension equality for women, following engagement over many years with women negatively impacted by the pensions system, and a series of workshops earlier this year with women in Kerry and Cork affected by...

Welcome Five New Group Members!

Published: Friday, September 29, 2017

The last five months have been very busy and we are delighted to announce that five New Groups Members have joined NWCI: The Shona Project helps young Irish girls through all the challenges associated with growing up in Ireland today....

Call for equality for women in the pension system - NWCI workshops

Published: Monday, July 10, 2017

NWCI has organised a series of workshops on pension equality in Cork and Kerry working with our members and key stakeholders. The project aimed to engage and empower older women to advocate for direct personal access to pensions that take...

We are recruiting for a Communications Assistant

Published: Friday, July 07, 2017

This is an exciting time for NWCI. Change is happening for women in Ireland and we would like you to be part of that. If you are an excellent communicator, have good IT and organisational skills, and are interested in...

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