My Mum's experience with a paramedic who didn't trust her to represent her own experience of pain

I want to start this blog by saying that in the past year I’ve had more contact with the National Health Service than I’ve ever had in any other year, and certainly more than I would have liked, and while there are undoubtedly criticisms…

Northern Ireland has a Problem with Rape Culture

  Belfast has a problem with Rape Culture. Eating lunch, buying clothes or even just walking down the street, women in this city are met with a barrage of misogynistic material. Violence against women is made light of and women’s…

Changes To Automatic Enrolment Contributions

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'. If you employ at least one person you are an employer and you have certain legal…

Got something to say? We want to help you get heard!

If you are an opinionated feminist with something to say, we want to help you get heard! WRDA launched a brand new blog called Bold Women Blogging on Friday 2nd March 2018. Bold Women Blogging is a space where the next leaders of NI Feminism…

Volunteer

Volunteer Role Profile Volunteer role: Office Volunteer The organisation WRDA’s vision is of a fair and equal society where women are empowered and are a visible force for change and influence in all areas of life. WRDA’s mission,…
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Family Cap and Rape Clause Protest

We have previously highlighted the problems with the UK government’s decision to impose a 2 child cap on child tax credits that came into effect on the 6th April this year. This cap will also apply to Universal Credit once families start…
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Next Steps for Marriage Equality

Following the disappointing High Court decisions on the cases brought by Chris and Henry Flannagan-Kane and Grainne Close & Shannon Sickles many of us will be asking what the next steps are for Marriage Equality in NI. Stephen Donnan from…