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To: Leo Varadkar TD, Micheal Martin TD, Eamonn Ryan TD

Appoint a Senior Minister for Women and Equalities

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Appoint a Senior Minister for Women and Equalities

Appoint a Full-time Minister for Women and Equalities in the new government

Why is this important?

A long-term solution to remove systemic blocks to equality, for Women, girls and minorities in Ireland, is needed. The UK, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark and Canada have a Minister for Women or similar. It is time for the Irish government to consider a Minister for Women, like other countries.

A Minister for Women and Equalities would need to do the job full-time, with enough resources, time and authority to do the work.

A Minister for Women could look at systemic, policy blocks to equal opportunities in employment, education, housing and other areas for all people in Ireland, regardless of gender, marital status, family status, age, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, socioeconomic status and membership of the Traveller community.

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How it will be delivered

In person to the new government

Ireland

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Updates

2020-06-24 21:23:45 +0100

50 signatures reached

2020-06-24 19:34:12 +0100

25 signatures reached

2020-06-24 18:59:02 +0100

10 signatures reached