International Women’s Day

International-women-s-dayOn International Womens Day the Workers Party asks what is the Assembly doing for  women in Northern Ireland and suggests that the appointment of a Women’s Minister would be a positive first step.

The Party’s statement also calls for

Implementation and funding of the draft Childcare Strategy for Northern Ireland

Immediately assessing the impact on women of the Welfare Reform Bill 

Ending the current public sector pay freeze 

Publishing guidelines on abortion in Northern Ireland without further delay and rejecting the amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill 

Ceasing to promote Northern Ireland as a low wage economy

Read more: What is the Assembly doing for women in Northern Ireland?

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