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  1. 240x160_ivanabacikBacik endorses findings of new report on Exploitation in the Sex Trade Issued 20 November 2020 Commenting on the study published yesterday by the Sexual Exploitation Research Programme (SERP) at UCD, commissioned by the Department of Justice, which recommends …
  2. Ivana BacikCare of Older Persons and Reopening of Day Care Services | Commencement Matter Issued 18 November 2020 Senator Ivana Bacik: "I thank the Acting Chairman and welcome the Minister of State to the House. It is good to see her back here again and I thank her for all of her work on …
  3. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: Conditions for Asylum-Seekers, Domestic Violence and Covid-19 Issued 17 November 2020 To follow previous speakers on the issue of living with Covid, we have statements on that tomorrow, which I welcome. The figures of recent days have been disheartening, to …
  4. Ivana BacikTánaiste signals intention to support Labour Born Here Belong Here Campaign Issued 12 November 2020 The Tánaiste has signalled the Government’s intention to support the Labour Party and Labour Youth’s Born Here Belong Here campaign for the reintroduction of birth right …
  5. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: Siege of Jadotville, Born Here Belong Here Campaign, Labour's Citizenship Bill, the Gender Pay Gap Issued 11 November 2020 I thank the Leader for facilitating the debate today on non-Government motion No.5 proposed by my colleague Senator Mark Wall on the siege of Jadotville. I am really glad …
  6. Ivana BacikSpeech on Disability Day Services Issued 11 November 2020   I welcome the Minister of State, Deputy Rabbitte, to the House. I thank her very much for giving us such a clear overview of the position on disability day services. I …
  7. Ivana BacikGovernment must take urgent action to tackle domestic violence Issued 10 November 2020 BACIK CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION TO TACKLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has called today for the government to take urgent action to tackle domestic violence, in …
  8. gender pay gapTime to close the gender pay gap – government must progress their bill Issued 9 November 2020 Women working for free from today with pay gap of 14.4% Bacik calls for support for WorkEqual campaign Action needed from government to implement Gender Pay Gap …
  9. Ivana BacikSpeech on Order of Business: US Presidential Election, Support for citizenship rights for children in Ireland, #BornHereBelongHere Issued 6 November 2020 I echo what Senator McDowell said about the work of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges. I am glad we had a productive meeting this morning. I thank the Cathaoirleach, …
  10. Ivana BacikBorn Here Belong Here – Labour Youth launch campaign for birthright citizenship Issued 5 November 2020 Labour Youth are today (November 5th) launching the Born Here Belong Here campaign for the reintroduction of birthright citizenship. Speaking ahead of the launch of the …
  11. Ivana BacikMother and Baby Homes GDPR U-Turn Encouraging Issued 29 October 2020 Reacting to news that the Government will enable survivors of Mother and Baby Homes to access their personal records under the GDPR, Labour Seanad Group Leader and …
  12. Ivana BacikMother & Baby Homes Bill’s passage highlights continued need to engage with survivors Issued 23 October 2020 Speaking on the passage of the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020, Labour Group …
  13. Ivana BacikBacik Welcomes Publication of Day Report on Direct Provision Issued 21 October 2020 Reacting to the publication of a report on Direct Provision, compiled by an Expert Group chaired by Dr. Catherine Day, Labour Seanad Group Leader and spokesperson for …
  14. New Senators Outside the Convention CentreLabour Senators oppose rushing of Mother and Baby Homes Bill through Seanad Issued 16 October 2020 Labour Senators have today criticised the hasty manner in which the Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes) Report Bill is being rushed through the Seanad by the …
  15. Ivana BacikJustice for undocumented migrants necessary given public health advice Issued 15 October 2020 Responding to a survey conducted by the Justice for the Undocumented campaign of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Labour Seanad Group Leader and Spokesperson for …
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