Women Farmers Will Not Be "Tied To The Kitchen Sink Anymore"

The IFA has announced its new Diversity Strategy.

Women farmers say they're not going to be "tied to the kitchen sink anymore" as a result of the Irish Farmers Association's new Diversity Strategy.

Under the programme, the IFA  is hoping to introduce an 80:20 gender split on all of its National Committees by 2025.

It's also aiming to have women making up at least 20% of candidates in future elections.

Chairperson of Westmeath IFA, Bernie McCarthy, says women are very capable of running Irish farms:

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