Women's Policy Group NI

Mike Nesbitt MLA questions the First and Deputy First Minister’s on their response to the Feminist Recovery Plan

The Women’s Policy Group would like to thank Mike Nesbitt MLA for questioning the First and Deputy First Minister’s on their response WPG COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan –  particularly on how they react to the NI Civil Service Response…
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Women’s Policy Group Request Extension to the Bill of Rights Consultation

The Women’s Policy Group have written to the members of the ad hoc on a Bill of Rights ahead of their planned meeting on the 12th November to request an extension to the consultation. The current consultation will run for just six weeks and…
Breast, Cervical and Bowel Screening Awareness Programme

Online breast cancer awareness programme launched to help save lives

A vital programme aimed at raising awareness of the importance of breast screening is now available online. The Women’s Resource and Development Agency’s (WRDA) ground-breaking awareness programme was originally developed to help tackle…
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NEW WEBINAR SERIES – Covid-19 Feminist Recovery Plan

Following the recent launch of the Women’s Policy Group COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan, we are pleased to announce that we will be running a webinar series looking at the pillars of the plan in more details. Each month, we will be posting…
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the Covid-19 crisis 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. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our message this…
Raise Your Voice

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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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…
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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…