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Women’s Sector Lobbyist Prepared for Stormont Return

Following the return of the Assembly, the Women’s Sector Lobbyist prepared policy briefings on key issues, gathered from across the women’s sector, to send to each new Minister. These set out the priority issues we plan to lobby on in the coming mandate, and we have asked the Ministers and/or their teams for meetings, where […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2024

ervical screening aims to prevent cervical cancers by detecting early precancerous changes in the cells that line the cervix. Women aged 25-49 should be called for a smear test every 3 years and women aged 50-64 should be called every 5 years. You can watch a short video of what happens at a cervical screening […]

Where’s Our Democracy? – and Our Budget?

In November, to coincide with the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, the Where’s Our Democracy campaign turned its attention to the dire state of our budget in Northern Ireland. It is impossible to deny that the economy – and people’s pockets – are the things most obviously impacted by the lack of Government, and this year several […]

Guide to responding to the RSE consultation

In light of recent misinformation campaigns around the changes to the Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) curriculum in Northern Ireland, the Women’s Policy Group NI (WPG) has put together a guide to responding to the consultation, highlighting the key issues we will mention in response to the 4 questions on the consultation.   This is […]