2016 Women's Conference
3 Mar 2016
200 delegates gathered in Mullingar for our 2016 Women's Conference 3rd and 4th March 2016.
Themed 100 years of struggle, delegates debated a wide range of motions and heard from guest speakers on the history of women's struggles. Full agenda and report for conference available here
Thanks to Dan O'Neill of SIPTU for making the short film below with voices from the conference.
Patricia King opened the conference with an input on how far we have come on gender equality and the remaining challenges facing us as a society, workplaces and as a trade union movement. Summary here
Mary Muldowney on role of women in 1916
Margaret Ward gave a history of the struggle for Women's Suffrage
Pics from the event are available on our Flickr account here
Finge events on Palestine and the Right to Choose were also part of the conference.