HOMS were delighted to sponsor the Women’s Right Conference at the University of Limerick, on November 25th 2013, held by the University of Limerick Student Law Society. The conference was to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The conference was also organised with the assistance of the Centre for Criminal Justice.
The full day conference addressed issues such as work-life balance, reform of rape law in Ireland, the struggle for women’s rights.
Donal Creaton, Partner and head of family law unit, gave the welcoming address and speakers included Professor Eileen Drew (Trinity College Dublin), Dr Susan Leahy (University of Limerick), Orla O’Connor (National Women’s Council of Ireland), Ellen O’Malley Dunlop (Dublin Rape Crisis Centre), Majella Foley Friel (ADAPT Services) and Dermot P O’Connor (Garda Síochana).
If you require any further information on women’s rights please contact the head of our family law unit, Donal Creaton, Partner, or our family law solicitor Sarah Ryan.