Ivana Bacik

Ivana Bacik

Ivana Bacik is the Leader of the Labour Party and TD (member of parliament) for the Dublin Bay South constituency. She was first elected as a Senator on the Dublin University panel in 2007, and was re-elected at each subsequent Seanad election before being elected to the Dáil in July 2021. A lifelong feminist, Ivana has a long track record of campaigning on feminist and human rights issues. In 2018 she was Chairperson of the Oireachtas Vótáil100 Programme, the series of events run to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage in Ireland. She was also Chairperson of the Special Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality, which was charged with considering the recommendations in the Report of the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality. For many years, Ivana was the Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity College Dublin, and has published extensively on criminal law, criminology, human rights, constitutional law and related matters.

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