On 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
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