WRDA statement on the resignation of the first minister.

WRDA Statement on the Resignation of the First Minister

The resignation of the First Minister has caused instability in the devolved institutions, and this will have severe impacts on the most vulnerable In Northern Ireland. Due to these concerns, WRDA made a direct appeal to the First Minister to…
Consultation response from the women's policy group Northern Ireland.

Housing is a Key Equality Issue

Read the full response here. The WPG believes that housing is a key equality issue that must be addressed as part of wider efforts to eradicate inequality in our society, in all its forms. Access to adequate and affordable housing impacts…
Call for Views

Women – we want to hear your views on developing a Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy in Northern Ireland!

The Women’s Policy Group (NI) are asking women to complete this short survey to gather views on issues relating to the development of a Violence Against Women and Girls strategy for NI. Statistics show that Northern Ireland is the most dangerous…
Visible force for change.

WPG Disappointed by Law Commission Decision not to Recognise Misogyny as a Hate Crime

This is an excerpt from WPG NI Statement on the Law Commission Hate Crime Report. The WPG would like to express our extreme disappointment in the recent report from the Law Commission on the review of Hate Crime. This review stated: “Sex…
Consultation response from the women's policy group Northern Ireland.

WPG calls for a Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy as a matter of urgency

This is an excerpt from Women’s Policy Group NI Response to Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill Survey The prevalence of domestic abuse in Northern Ireland and the gendered nature of domestic abuse cannot be underestimated. Domestic abuse…

TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan and WPG Feminist Recovery Plan Compared

This is an excerpt from WRDA Briefing on TEO Engagement with the Women's Sector and TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan The Women’s Policy Group COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan provides a comprehensive evidence base which illuminates the impact…
FRP Key Briefings

TEO and NICS Response to WPG Covid-19 Feminist Recovery Plan Disappointing

This is an excerpt from WRDA Briefing on TEO Engagement with the Women's Sector and the TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan The original WPG COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan (FRP) was published in July 2020 and provided evidence and recommendations…
Building Forward: Consolidated Covid-19 Recovery Plan

TEO Lack of Engagement with Women’s Sector Results in Significant Gaps in TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan

This is an excerpt from WRDA Briefing on TEO Engagement with the Women's Sector and the TEO Covid-19 Recovery Plan The NI Women’s Policy Group (WPG) published their original COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan in July 2020 and relaunched the…
Disabled Women Feminist Recovery Plan Briefing

Disabled Women and Covid-19

This article is an excerpt from the Women's Policy Group Feminist Recovery Plan Briefing on Disabled Women The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people has been drastic, as the Health Foundation highlighted following the release…
Disabled Women Feminist Recovery Plan Briefing

New Collaborative Project Announced: ‘Women’s Skills, Training & Employment Programme’

Earlier this year in May, the UK government advertised 2 funds, the Levelling Up fund and the Community Renewal Fund (UK CRF) and after much discussion within WRDA and with potential partners we decided to make a bid for the UK CRF. The project…