Women for Election News

Introducing the ‘Meet the Party’ series

A new lunchtime series that will help you identify what party to join, if you have been thinking of joining one! Hear from the political parties themselves about what they stand for and how you can get involved.
March 2, 2022/by wfe-editor

Investigating women’s participation in politics in Ireland

Women for Election are gathering information from women in Ireland about their attitudes towards running for political office and experiences of politics.
February 24, 2022/by wfe-editor

Merchandise Store

If you are looking for a t-shirt, hoody, tote bag or some badges for the feminist in your life then we have you sorted. What better way to support the movement of #MoreWomen in Irish politics than loudly and proudly 💪
December 16, 2021/by wfe-editor

Family-Friendly and Inclusive Parliament Report Welcomed

Women for Election has welcomed the many comprehensive recommendations in the report presented to Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, from the Forum on a Family-Friendly and Inclusive Parliament.
November 3, 2021/by wfe-editor

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

#MOREWOMEN Campaign

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

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