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Raise Your Voice Update

The Raise Your Voice project, headed by WRDA alongside Reclaim the Agenda, WSN and NIRWN, continues to bring motions around misogyny to Councils across Northern Ireland. We hope that, as part of the Hate Crime Legislation Review, we will soon…
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If You Have Something to Say, WRDA Can Help You Get Heard!

The long months of Lockdown highlighted for many of us the deeply ingrained misogyny in our culture and society. The undervaluing of care work, precarious employment and PPE designed with men in mind are just a few of the issues that the Pandemic…
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Black Lives Matter and Racism in Northern Ireland

The unlawful and unjust killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 25th May 2020 sparked a wave of protests across the world, with thousands taking to the streets in a display of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, including…
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Advice NI are offering FREE digital skills training in partnership with The Good Things Foundation and Make It Click.

Have you always wanted to use Facebook or Twitter but not known where to start? Would you like to improve your Microsoft Office skills to advance your career prospects? Would you like to ensure you’re using the internet and Zoom as safely…
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Women, Peace and Security in a Post Covid World

On September 15th WRDA will host an event called Women, Peace and Security in a post-COVID World”. This year marks the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which acknowledged the unique impact of conflict on women and…
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WRDA Supports the Stop Covid NI App

The Women's Sector Lobbyist, Rachel Powell was part of a human rights advisory group on a Covid-19 track and trace application. The Northern Ireland ‘StopCOVID NI’ free smartphone app helps to speed up the process to identify people at…

Get ‘In The Zone’ with WRDA

During Lockdown many women may have been prioritising others above ourselves, either through our jobs in care work or care of our children or vulnerable family members. It’s OK to take time for yourself and prioritise your own health. Incorporating…
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Act Now to Stop Anti-Trans Proposals

We have been informed that the anti-trans proposals listed in last week’s Sunday Times article holds truth. These proposals included ‘new protections to safeguard female-only spaces…’ and ‘abandoning’ a self-determined procedure…
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WRDA Statement in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

The staff and Board of Trustees of the Women’s Resource and Development Agency stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. From Minneapolis to Northern Ireland, the message is the same, we cannot tolerate racism in our society…
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Now Taking Advance Bookings for Online Breast, Cervical and Bowel Screening Awareness Programme

The training team have been working hard together to adapt our services online.  We have produced an animated breast self examination tutorial which will be launched at the start of July, in conjunction with Philip Wilson of Internet Sense. …