NWCI Calls On Government To Turn It Around For Women In Budget 2016

The National Women’s Council of Ireland will call on the Government to prioritise investment in three key areas and deliver six game changers for women’s equality at the launch of its Pre-Budget Submission “360◦ – Turn it around for Women in Budget 2016” on Monday, 14 September 2015.

What: Press Conference – Launch of “360◦ – Turn it around for Women in Budget 2016”

When: Monday, 14 September, 11:15 am – 12 pm

Where:  Members Room, Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Speakers at the press conference will include:

  • Orla O’Connor, Director, NWCI
  • Linda Brennan, Parent and ‘Women’s Champion’ at Symantec, highlighting the need for investment in early years care and education
  • Sharon O’Halloran, Safe Ireland, calling for changing the Government record on Violence against Women
  • Alice-Mary Higgins, Policy and Campaigns Officer, NWCI


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