The MAs project. Maternal advocacy and support.

Recruitment now open for Maternal Advocacy & Support OCN Level 3 Endorsed Course

The Mas project is committed to increasing awareness of perinatal mental health, breaking stigma and providing support for women.  Would you like to learn more about maternal mental health? This course provides sessions on all aspects of…
Women's sector lobbyist prepared for Stormont return

Women’s Sector Lobbyist Prepared for Stormont Return

Following the return of the Assembly, the Women’s Sector Lobbyist prepared policy briefings on key issues, gathered from across the women’s sector, to send to each new Minister. These set out the priority issues we plan to lobby on in the…
Community Campaigners.

Ground-breaking course helps women to campaign against social injustice

Women in Belfast are being given an opportunity to gain the campaigning skills necessary to improve the lives of people in their communities. The Community Campaigners Course, run by the Women’s Resource and Development Agency (WRDA), offers…
Cervical screening video

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.…
Where's our democracy? and our budget.

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…
Rounding out a year of work on Violence Against Women & Girls.

Rounding out a year of work on Violence Against Women & Girls.

Overall Violence Against Women and Girls was the dominant theme in our lobbying and policy work in 2023. In a survey launched in Spring, VAWG was identified as the major issue that respondents wanted to see the Lobbyist work on, and in truth…
WRDA
Women's Policy Group NI

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,…
Visible force for change.

Relationships and Sexuality Education consultation: our perspective and a guide to responding.

The Department of Education (DoE) has opened a consultation on the new RSE provision that is due to become operational in January 2024 in secondary schools across Northern Ireland. WRDA and the organisations that we work alongside in the Women’s…
Women breaking barriers

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…