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Let the Citizens’ Assembly know you support Repeal of the Eighth Amendment

Published: Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Citizens’ Assembly commenced its deliberations on 15 October 2016. The Assembly comprises of the chairperson, Ms Justice Mary Laffoy, a sitting Judge of the Supreme Court, and 99 citizens randomly selected on the basis of being representative of the Irish electorate...

World Congress on Women’s Mental Health in Dublin in 2017

Published: Friday, October 14, 2016

The World Congress on Women’s Mental Health is coming to Dublin next March 2017. There will be symposia and workshop presentatoins by speakers from across the globe, on a variety of themes related to women’s mental health....

Fill the Gap

Published: Friday, October 14, 2016

NWCI has launched Fill the Gap - NWCI's Pre 2017 Budget Submission on 21 September 2016. Recession and austerity have had a disproportionate economic impact on women in Ireland. The Gender Pay Gap has widened from 12.6% to 14.4% while the Gender Pension Gap...

Women’s Rights and CEDAW

Published: Friday, October 14, 2016

“We should not pose a question ‘what can this treaty [CEDAW] do for women in Ireland and everywhere else’ but reverse it and ask ourselves ‘what do we plan to do with this Convention in order...

NWCI’s Annual Report 2015 now available

Published: Friday, October 14, 2016

Feminist Futures - NWCI's Annual Report 2015 is now available on our website. It outlines NWCI's key achievements, campaigns and events throughout the year.  Read full version of Feminist Futures - NWCI Annual Report 2015 

NWCI welcomes monumental solidarity for equality and calls for a date for a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment

Published: Monday, May 25, 2015

The National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) today welcomed the momentus landslide victory for marriage equality, and called on the government to build on the movement for equality by naming a date for a repeal of the 8th amendment. ...