Visual Arts Showcase with disabled women

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Join NWC’s Disabled Womens Group for a showcase of disabled women’s stories and images as part of the Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival.

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NWC have been working with a group of disabled women online since March 2020. This has been critical to strengthen and inform the policy and advocacy work of our organisation and also to make visible the issues and experiences of disabled women in wider policy and strategic development. In doing so, it is of particular importance that this work is led by disabled women and that their voices and participation are championed, made visible and supported.

A small planning group has come together to organize this event as partners in the Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival 2021

This event presents a creative advocacy piece from the group and will feature other contributions from disabled women.

ISL interpreters will be available at the event

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Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival: The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Voices of Hope, Courage and Resilience: The Story Continues.’ The festival runs from the 15 – 24th October.

Smashing Times and Front-Line Defenders in partnership with Amnesty International, Fighting Words, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Trócaire, and Poetry Ireland will implement the 2021 Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival to showcase and highlight the extraordinary work of human rights defenders in Ireland and around the world, past and present, and the role of the arts and artists in promoting human rights today.

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The National Women's Council (NWC) is the national representative organisation for women in Ireland.

The ambition of the National Women’s Council is an Ireland where every woman enjoys true equality and no woman is left behind. This ambition shapes and informs our work, and, with our living values, how we work. We are a movement-building organisation rooted in our membership, working on the whole island of Ireland. We are also part of the international movement to protect and advance women’s and girls’ rights.

Our purpose is to lead action for the achievement of women’s and girls’ equality through mobilising, influencing, and building solidarity.

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