Posts Tagged: Politics

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 offers a “Fair Slice” outside Leinster House

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Tiered wedding cake

On the 25th of September Equality Budgeting campaigners offered TD’s and citizens alike a ‘fair slice’ of their tiered equality cake. TDs and senators also signed our equality proofing statement board. See below for some fun shots of the day! Our ‘Equality Cake’. If Equality Budgeting were to be introduced, we would see a less… Read more »

Campaign Group Welcomes Equal Status (Amendment) Bill 2013

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Equality Budgeting logo

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 »