Councillor post-election training

When: Monday, June 10th Where: Smock Alley Theatre, 7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin Time: 10am – 4.15pm Now you’ve been elected, what next? Women for Election, a non-partisan, not-for-profit organisation that inspires and equips women to succeed in politics, will run its post-election training programme for Councillors on 7th June, 2019 in Dublin. Our tailored […]

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Online Training: Local Election Toolkit

Since 2012 Women for Election has trained more than 1,000 women to run for election. The past year we have worked with women, through our training, from across Ireland as they prepare to run for various elections. The local elections are only a few weeks away, on 24th May, so we want to offer some […]

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April 4th Campaigning and Media/PR Training with Wexford Local Development

In Wexford in 2014, 60 of 70 local election candidates were men. That’s 86% of the county’s ballot. This April 4th, Women for Election and Wexford Local Development are coming together for a Women for Election training evening, from 5pm to 9pm in Wexford Arts Centre. The event is open to female-identifying candidates & campaigners from communities throughout […]

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women for election radio interview training

Sold out: Radio interview training, April 2nd

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Media training with Women for Election and Near FM, Dublin, 2/4/2019 Time: 1:30pm to 5:30pm Location: Near FM, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Rd, Bonnybrook, Kilmore, Dublin 17 Talking on the radio can be daunting. It can be an unfamiliar setting, especially when being interviewed live. You might not get asked […]

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Interesting read on attempts to tackle sexism in Australian politics... We must challenge the gendered systems that have created barriers for women attempting to enter politics #MoreWomen

A fascinating interview with @MonicaBelfast, one of the two women who were involved in the Peace Talks in Northern Ireland. She describes about how she fought for her seat at the negotiating table. #MoreWomen

A visual representation of the lack of diversity in world politics today- Despite making up over 50% of the population of Ireland, only 22% of TDs are women. We can not be an inclusive Ireland if all are not included #MoreWomen

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