NWCI puts 6 important questions to local and EP election candidates, Ireland

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NWCI puts 6 important questions to local and EP election candidates, Ireland

As the May 23 local and European elections draw nearer, the National Woman's Council of Ireland (NWCI) has formulated six key questions to tease out the ways in which potential candidates are committed to promoting gender equality in political arenas and across all aspects of Irish life.

Louise Glennon of NWCI said that “for far too long Ireland has been known for the lack of gender equality in its political decision making...there is no time for lengthy solutions. We need change now.”

The manifesto is called Women Rising and is designed to put issues of gender equality at the centre of the conversation in the upcoming elections, according to Orla O'Connor, head of the NWCI.

 

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