For the launch of a report containing recommendations by the Taskforce on Female Participation in Fianna Fáil chaired by Senator Power.
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The appointment of a Gender Equality Officer based in Fianna Fáil Headquarters;
A target of women making up one-third of the party local election candidates;
The establishment of a new Fianna Fáil Women Network to organise events for female members and provide support to female candidates;
A focus on encouraging more women to take up internal leadership positions, for example as constituency chairpersons;
A requirement for all constituency organisations to draw up their own plans to boost female participation locally.
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