NCCWN Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality
The National Collective of Community Based Women’s Network (NCCWN) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality. The majority of women we work with have experienced disadvantage, oppression and marginalisation, sometimes in multiple forms, but specifically because of their gender. The purpose of this submission is to share the knowledge we have gathered over the 18 years of engagement the NCCWN projects have had with women living in Ireland.
We know first-hand the gender inequality and barriers women face and how it negatively impacts on women’s lives. Additionally, our years of experience in working with women at a grass roots level has also given rise to identifying what steps are needed to improve and resolve the gender inequality women encounter on a daily basis. This submission is giving the women we work with a voice, a voice that
will be heard at a national level and on a public platform. This submission highlights areas where change is badly needed but, crucially, gives recommendations on how that change can be implemented making Ireland a fairer place for all of its citizens.
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