Entries by WRDA Communications

WRDA Office Closure in Response to Covid 19

Dear Colleagues,  Due to the ongoing and escalating situation in regard to the COVID 19, coronavirus, it is with regret that we have taken the decision to close WRDA’s offices until 27 March.  Whilst we realise this may cause some inconvenience, the spike in this virus is anticipated to hit hard in the coming weeks […]

Big Feminist Quiz!

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 WRDA will be holding a quiz in the Speakeasy Bar on the 4th of March from 7.30pm (doors open at 7). £2 per person to enter with all proceeds going to WRDA. We hope to see you all there!

Gender Inequality in Northern Ireland: Where are we in 2020?

In 2020, Northern Ireland has vast gender inequality across all aspects of society. Despite this, gender-neutral policy making is still the standard in all budgetary, policy and legislative decision making across Northern Ireland. It is essential that gender equality is embedded at the core of all levels of government and decision making across the public […]

WRDA Statement on the Draft Deal – 13th January 2020

The Women’s Resource and Development Agency welcomes many of the commitments outlined in the ‘New Decade, New Approach’ draft agreement. We are encouraged to see a commitment to deliver on several areas relating to women’s rights. This includes a commitments to deliver equality-based strategies including a childcare strategy, anti-poverty strategy, gender strategy, disability strategy, sexual […]

Meeting With Secretary of State Requested

WRDA requested a meeting with the Secretary of State in November 2019 and have received no response. As part of the Women’s Policy Group a second letter was sent on the 8th of January 2020 and we have received confirmation of receipt but no offer of a meeting. If we are offered a meeting we […]

Four nation approach to tackling workplace sexual harassment

Women’s organisations from across the four nations of the UK have come together to collaborate on a project which will tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, funded by Rosa and the Justice and Equality Fund Now’s the Time programme. The project aims to enable a shift towards a preventative approach, equipping employers with the tools […]

Four nation approach to tackling workplace sexual harassment

Women’s organisations from across the four nations of the UK have come together to collaborate on a project which will tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, funded by Rosa and the Justice and Equality Fund Now’s the Time programme. The project aims to enable a shift towards a preventative approach, equipping employers with the tools […]

Its OK not be OK at Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year but not for all of us. A quarter of UK adults will have poor mental health over Christmas and 18% of people report they ‘dread’ it. It’s OK not to be OK this Christmas, you’re not alone. Here are a few tips to help you get through it. […]