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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 […]

Is your group looking to skill up and undertake training? Consider contacting the Women Breaking Barriers Team!

Women Breaking Barriers is a collaborative project involving multiple Women’s Centres and community organisation across Northern Ireland.  Providing tailored education and support to equip women with the skills necessary to overcome personal barriers to employment and education, participants have the opportunity to avail of courses like GOALS Motivational Programme and WorldHost Customer Service Training. Delivery […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our message this year is it’s important to take time for yourself and prioritise your own health. Incorporating breast self-examination into your self-care routine is an essential yet quick way to look after your health. If you’re not sure how to check your breasts properly or what to look […]