NEWS & NOTICES --Updated 18th Sept 2016

THE FOLLOWING MAY BE OF INTEREST TO OUR MEMBERS. 

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies -- says Lorraine Courtney

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn?t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

http://www.thejournal.ie/readme/lorraine-courtney-engagement-ring-advice-2958823-Sep2016/?utm_source=email

Life After Care -- Juvenile Justice and Reintegration Working Groups of ACJRD. 

There will be a booking charge of ?5.00 for members of ACJRD and ?10.00 for non-members.

This seminar will look at the supports in place for young people leaving state care at 18 years of age, where it started and how it has transitioned.

Speakers: Brian Hogan, CEO, Don Bosco Care
Rachel Valentine, Social Care Manager, Don Bosco Care
Ciarán Kenny, Outreach Aftercare Worker, Don Bosco Care

Venue: James O?Sullivan Room,
Education Centre,
Law Society of Ireland,
Blackhall Place,
Dublin 7.

Date: Monday, 14th March, 2016

Time: Registration: 5.30 pm (Tea and biscuits will be available)
Seminar: 6.00 pm ? 7.30 pm

To book click here

Conference: Surrogacy -- Forging a Legal and Policy Framework for Ireland

NUIG School of Law is running the above conference on Saturday 12th March 2016. Register at www.conference.ie . Click the poster below for more details. 

NUIG Surrogacy Conference

NWCI's #FemGen 

Mere weeks away from the 2016 General Election, over 125 candidates from every political party have signed up to the NWCI Breakthrough Manifesto for women. You can read more on the dedicated election section of their website

Why gender equality is good for everyone ? men included. 

We thought our members would be interested in this TED talk. See link below. 

Michael Kimmel -- Why Equality is good for Everybody, Men Included. 

Also, the ?He for She? campaign kicked off in the UN by Emma Watson.

Click on the following link to view:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0Dg226G2Z8&feature=youtu.be