Gender equality campaign launch attracts large crowd and receives backing of 25 student societies

Sheehy Skeffington NUIG 17 (1) (photo Joe O’Shaughnessy

The launch of the campaign for gender equality at NUI Galway and the beginning of a new movement for change got off to a flying start on Tuesday lunchtime in the Siobhan McKenna theatre.

Dr. Sheehy Skeffington and Patricia Prieto Blanco of the NUIG Feminist Society address a packed theatre and outlined their vision for how to make NUI Galway a positive trend setter for gender balance in Ireland

The event was attended by national and local newspapers

Article in Irish Times

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Irish Examiner

A campaign has also been launched encouraging students and staff to write to the university

Read more about the campaign here


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