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Women in 20th-Century Ireland, 1922-1966: Sources from the Department of the Taoiseach

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Record 111 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from R O'Foghlu to the Department of External Affairs, concerning the question of Irish accession to the United Nations Convention on the Political Rights of Women, and informing him that the Department has no suggestions to offer on the matter.

Date:

27/2/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 112 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Frank Gallagher, Department of External Affairs, to the Department of the Taoiseach, requesting that they supply him with information with regard to the implementation of the Convention on Political Rights of Women, particularly as regards the appointment to leading positions. Included is a copy of the articles of the convention.

Date:

24/9/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 113 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Memorandum for the Government from the Department of External Affairs on the Convention on the Political Rights of Women. The Minister for External Affairs recommends that Ireland should accede to the Convention with reservation in regard to the employment of married women in the public service and the unequal remuneration of women in certain positions in the public service. Also two declarations to be made stating that the exclusion of women from positions of employment for which by objective standards or for physical reasons they are not regarded as discriminatory and that jury service, not obligatory for women, is not regarded as discriminatory.

Date:

9/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Memorandum

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 114 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Note stating that the Minister for External Affairs was thinking of another Convention. There is no objection from any source to the proposed accession to the Convention on Political Rights of Women.

Date:

18/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Note

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 115 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Secretary to the Government to the Private Secretary, Department of External Affairs, informing him that the Government feel Ireland should accede to the United Nations Convention on Political Rights of Women subject to the two reservations and declaration indicted in the memorandum of the 9 October 1968 and that the Minister is authorised to arrange to have the necessary steps taken.

Date:

22/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 116 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from Hilda Tweedy and B Weekes to the Taoiseach, informing him of the formation of the Ad Hoc Committee of Women's Organisations and of the organisations involved in this Committee. Enclosed is a memorandum on the status of women in Ireland and a list of 'points of discussion' concerning the ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention.

Date:

21/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 117 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from PJ Hillery to Jack Lynch, regarding his increasing concern about the question of discrimination against women workers. Hillery expresses his belief that the government will be increasingly embarrassed by publicity and pressure for the adoption of international standards in relation to women's rights. He urges that the matter be re-considered.

Date:

24/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 118 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from J Lynch to DJ Hillery, Minister for Labour, informing him that he will consider his comments regarding equal pay for men and women and will write to him on the matter.

Date:

25/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 119 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from J Lynch to Mrs Tweedy, Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee of Women's Organisations, informing her that it will not be possible to arrange an interview with her committee before the end of the year.

Date:

28/10/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 120 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from Frank Gallagher, Department of External Affairs, to the Department of the Taoiseach, forwarding a copy of the United Nations Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, and requesting any observations the Department may have on the matter.

Date:

7/11/1968

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

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