Women's Policy Group NI

Women’s Policy Group NI Endorse Women’s Resource and Development Agency Response to NICE Inducing Labour Update Consultation on Draft Guidelines

The members of the WPG NI and WRDA reject the NICE guidelines for the following reasons: These proposals single out black and brown birth giving people, over 35s and people with higher BMIs for early induction at 39 weeks. The equality…
The MAs project. Maternal advocacy and support.

OCN in Maternal Advocacy and Support Approved

The Mas project are delighted to deliver the OCN in Maternal Advocacy and Support to Mas project workers across the centres this summer.  The modules will be delivered over July and August and the OCN will also be delivered throughout the…

Relaunch of Feminist Recovery Plan

Register Here We are excited to announce that the Women’s Policy Group are relaunching our COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan on Wednesday 28th July 2021 from 10am-12pm. We would like to invite you all to attend this relaunch event. One year…
Member profile of Granaghan and district women's group.

Member Profile: Granaghan & District Women’s Group

Granaghan and District Women’s group is a small, (but mighty) women’s group, formed in 1994, the same year as The Downing Street Declaration. It is based in the small village of Swatragh, in county Derry, on the main A29. Most traffic passes…
The MAs project. Maternal advocacy and support.

The MAs Project Looks Forward to Next Stage

The Mas project is providing peer support for women with maternal mental health problems across 8 women's centres in the Belfast, Lisburn and Derry/Londonderry area. Due to the pandemic we had to adapt to online delivery and are now all phasing…
Raise Your Voice

Campaigning Success for Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice has been working alongside other organisations to push for urgent reform on Relationships & Sexuality Education (RSE) in schools. It is apparent through our work as well as through a wealth of evidence that our current RSE…
Help Us Show Bowel Cancer the Red Card

Online bowel cancer screening awareness programme launched to help save lives

A vital programme aimed at raising awareness of the importance of bowel screening is now available online to support the recent roll out of a new, simpler bowel cancer screening kit in Northern Ireland.   The Women’s Resource and…

Ulster University Invites Women’s Groups to Join the Conversation on the Constitutional Question

Ulster University is hosting workshops to facilitate women’s groups to participate in conversations about constitutional issues in Northern Ireland.  Our project is funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the aim of each workshop…
Young women holding WRDA's banner at International Women's Day 2020.

Supporting the Next Generation of NI Feminists – A Placement Student’s Experience

I first heard of WRDA in 2019 when researching possible organizations to do my placement with in 2020. My teacher suggested they would be an ideal organization to complete my placement with if I aspired to work in the field of social justice.…

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – Do You Know How to Reduce Your Risk?

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in NI. Around 1 in 20 people will be diagnosed with bowel cancer and around 430 people die from the disease. Early detection is key to improved survival rates and the recently introduced FIT…