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#NWCI

# nwci - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution

The forthcoming referendum bill was up for pre-legislative scrutiny in the Oireachtas this morning.

# nwci - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# nwci - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

# nwci - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# nwci - Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

# nwci - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Gardaí make domestic abuse 'a priority' in new policing plan

All domestic incidents will “get immediate response by working units”.

# nwci - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# nwci - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men

A new report paints a grim picture of gender balance in Irish media.

# nwci - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Equality for women? It won't happen with the Irish childcare system in its current state...

It’s time the government made some tough budget choices to ease the financial burden of childcare on mothers for once and for all argues Orla O’Connor.

# nwci - Thursday 12 June, 2014

What makes someone eligible for a medical card?

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the HSE, will give the lowdown to the PAC this morning.

# nwci - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

“Amanda would have been forced to carry to term, fearing every minute”

Amanda Mellet is filing a petition with the UN claiming the government here violated her human rights by refusing to allow her to terminate her unviable pregnancy in Ireland.

# nwci - Friday 10 May, 2013

Most Irish emigrants 'want to return home' - if they can get a job

A report from the National Youth Council of Ireland says that many young Irish emigrants are moving abroad to experience new horizons and access greater opportunities.

# nwci - Monday 17 September, 2012

Column: Yes, the Club Orange ads are offensive. But mainly they’re just lame.

The ‘bits’ campaign insults women and patronises men – but its worst crime is a tedious lack of imagination, writes Jean Sutton. Why do the media keep playing their game?

# nwci - Saturday 28 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Occupied buildings, topless protests and the overriding importance of warm socks.

NWCI chief quits over Govt's 'scant regard' for women's rights

Susan McKay said Budget cuts to Women’s Council funding had made it impossible for her to do her job properly.