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INSPIRE Campaign School Winter 2021

The next INSPIRE Campaign School starts on 17th November 2021. Delivered through three online training sessions, INSPIRE focuses on key areas that women tell us they need help to build Confidence, Communication and Campaigns.
September 7, 2021/by main-admin-00045

*Sold Out* Master Class: Intercultural Awareness and Anti Racism Workshop

Wednesday 20th October 2021: Join Teresa Buczkowska for an interactive workshop where participants will be invited to reflect on their own position in the society and role in the intergroup power dynamics.
July 13, 2021/by main-admin-00045

Family Friendly Politics

Women for Election was honoured to be asked by the Ceann Comhairle to participate in the Oireachtas Forum on a Family Friendly and Inclusive Parliament.
July 10, 2021/by main-admin-00045

May the Best Woman Win in Dublin Bay South

The long, arduous canvas is over. The elbows have been bumped. The leaflets have been distributed. The votes have been cast.
July 1, 2021/by main-admin-00046


Ireland needs a lot more women elected as Local Councillors and TDs. The pace of change over 103 years has been glacial.
June 30, 2021/by main-admin-00045

Master Class: Introduction to Irish Political Systems and Structures

Wednesday 10th November 2021: Join Pat Montague for an introduction to Irish Political Systems and Structures.
June 30, 2021/by main-admin-00045

Women for Election Welcomes Citizen Assembly’s Important Recommendations to Introduce Maternity Leave For Politicians and Gender Quotas In Local Elections

Women for Election this afternoon welcomed the announcement by Catherine Day that the Citizens Assembly has voted to recommend the introduction of maternity leave for all politicians and the extension of gender quotas by the end of 2022.
April 24, 2021/by main-admin-00046

Women for Election Welcomes Commitment to Ambitious Reform on Maternity and Paternity Leave

Women for Election this afternoon welcomed the announcement by An Taoiseach that the Government is committed to “ambitious reform” to deliver in the areas of maternity, and paternity leave.
March 11, 2021/by main-admin-00045

50/50 political representation in Dáil is possible by 2030 says An Taoiseach

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin set out his vision to achieve 50/50 representation of women and men in Irish national politics by 2030.
March 8, 2021/by main-admin-00045
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