Posts Tagged: Equality

Noonan has Chance to End Ireland’s Anti-Women Budgets

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Noonan has chance to end Ireland’s anti-women budgets Austerity budgets disproportionately disadvantaged women, research shows

Austerity budgets disproportionately disadvantaged women, research shows Our campaign founder, Clara Fischer, writes in the Irish Times 10/10/16; Budget 2017 will be unveiled tomorrow. In March next year Ireland’s performance on the protection of women’s human rights will be assessed by the United Nations. The former will have a direct effect on the latter. For… Read more »

Equality Budgeting on the Irish Times Women’s Podcast

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Dr. Clara Fischer recently discussed equality budgeting in relation to Budget 2017 on the Irish Times Women’s Podcast. You can listen to the discussion at around 25 minutes into the recording below. Irish Times Women’s Podcast 14th October    

Budget 2014 Press Release

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Press Release For Immediate Release, 15.10.2013 Equality Budgeting Campaign: Budget 2014 Again Lacks Equality Focus The Equality Budgeting Campaign today responded to Budget 2014, highlighting the lack of equality analysis accompanying the budget. Dr Clara Fischer, spokesperson for the campaign, said that “we are disappointed that the government has again not included a detailed equality… Read more »

Civil society forum in response to Budget 2014

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Programme of events for the NGO budget response event.

The Equality Budgeting Campaign and the Free Legal Advice Centre will be hosting a civil society forum in response to Budget 2014. The event will be held Thursday, 17th October, in the Mansion House from 2 – 4.15pm. The event coincides with International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and we invite you to join… Read more »

Campaign Groups Responds to Equal Status (Amendment) Bill Vote

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Campaign Groups Responds to Equal Status (Amendment) Bill Vote First Step Toward More Equitable Ireland Achieved The Equality Budgeting Campaign, a group of over 30 civil society organisations, has responded to yesterday’s vote on the Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013. The bill, which was tabled by Sinn Féin, would have placed a positive duty on… Read more »

Campaign Group Welcomes Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013

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Campaign Group Welcomes Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013 Time to put policy ahead of politics to ensure Ireland brought in line with other jurisdictions A group of over 30 civil society organisations, the Equality Budgeting Campaign, today welcomed the launch of Sinn Féin’s Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013. The new bill proposes a radical overhaul… Read more »

Nessa Childers MEP writes on Equality Budgeting Seminar

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The original version of the below article is found on Nessa Childer’s website. Nessa attends seminar in Dublin hosted by the Equality Budget Campaign.   Held last Saturday 20 April, the seminar laid out in plain language the effect that the economic downturn is having on the every day lives of working people and added further… Read more »