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National Women’s Council of Ireland
The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is the national representative organization for women and women’s groups in Ireland. Its purpose is to achieve women’s equality in a society where women and men can participate effectively as citizens in all aspects of social, cultural, economic and political life.

Contact: 4th Floor, 2/3 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1, Ireland; 353-1-878-7248

Programa Proequidad (Igualdad de Género)
Mexican government initiative to promote gender equality in politics, economics, and socio-cultural relations.  The Programa Proequidad is put forward by the Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (National Institute for Women), an agency founded by the Mexican government to combat sex and gender discrimination.


Status of Women Canada
Status of Women Canada is a federal government organization that promotes equality for women and their full participation in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. It works to advance equality for women by focusing its efforts in three priority areas: increasing women's economic security and prosperity; encouraging women's leadership and democratic participation; and ending violence against women and girls.

United Kingdom Parliament and Women
The Parliament and Women pages provide quick links to Parliament's resources on women's political rights and representation—yesterday and today