Government urged to show political leadership on women's equality
The UN's Committee against Torture yesterday recommended further redress for the survivors of institutional abuse and Magdalene laundries
It also proposed that domestic violence should be treated as a criminal offence.
Director of the National Women's Council of Ireland Orla O'Connor agrees.
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