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Ciairín de Buis

CEO

Ciairín de Buis is CEO of Women for Election, a not-for-profit, non-partisan organisation whose mission is to inspire, support and equip women to succeed in politics.

Prior to joining Women for Election, Ciairín worked campaigning in early years, most notably as CEO of Start Strong. She is a board member of Sonas and was previously a member of the Parole Board.

Contact: Ciairin@womenforelection.ie

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Beidh @ciairin ag caint faoin obair i WfE, torthaí toghcháin, agus saol Covid. #níosmóban

The blatant exclusion of women is farcical. Especially given that it is in fact, two women who hold the top political leadership positions in the North. #MoreWomen

"People would read only the headline and not the article. They'd make a comment such as, 'She hasn't a f**king clue'. Or that, 'She's as thick as a plank'"

Unfortunately @pippa_hackett's experience is not uncommon & stops many women from entering politics
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/greens-hackett-highlights-abuse-she-gets-online-as-female-politician-39416422.html

We are live with the Your Politics podcast with @HollyCairnsTD on how an absence of maternity leave for politician stops women going up for election. @rtenews https://twitter.com/rtenews/status/1288836872278507521