National Women’s Strategy



A public consultation on the forthcoming National Women’s Strategy was recently launched by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD. The new Strategy will set out Government policy on promoting equality and the empowerment of women and girls from 2017 to 2020.

To help inform the new Strategy, members of the public, women’s organisations, organisations in related fields and all interested parties are invited to give their views on a consultation paper. Contributions will be accepted until Friday 27th January 2017 at 5pm.  The consultation paper and details of how to submit contributions are available at

People may also contribute their view at a series of public consultation meetings, with the first of these taking place in Cork on 19 December 2016. Please register your interest via their website

The dates of these meetings are: