"An Ireland where all women enjoy equality with men and can achieve their full potential, while enjoying a safe and fulfilling life"

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Department of Justice and Equality
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Redmond's Hill
Dublin 2

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Wednesday 3 May 2017

Tánaiste and Minister Stanton launch the National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020: Creating a Better Society for All

The new National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020 was launched at an event in Dublin Castle on 3 May 2017 by the Tánaiste, Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD, and by the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, Mr David Stanton, TD.

For the press release and published Strategy, please see the website of the Department of Justice and Equality.

For a summary of the outcome of the consultation, please see the Public Consultation Meetings page.


Tuesday 7 March 2017

CEDAW Committee considers the reports of Ireland

Yesterday, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) published its concluding observations on Ireland's combined 6th and 7th periodic reports, on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention. For further details, please see our CEDAW page.



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