Relaunch of Feminist Recovery Plan

Register Here We are excited to announce that the Women’s Policy Group are relaunching our COVID-19 Feminist Recovery Plan on Wednesday 28th July 2021 from 10am-12pm. We would like to invite you all to attend this relaunch event. One year…
The MAs project. Maternal advocacy and support.

The MAs Project Looks Forward to Next Stage

The Mas project is providing peer support for women with maternal mental health problems across 8 women's centres in the Belfast, Lisburn and Derry/Londonderry area. Due to the pandemic we had to adapt to online delivery and are now all phasing…
Raise Your Voice

Campaigning Success for Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice has been working alongside other organisations to push for urgent reform on Relationships & Sexuality Education (RSE) in schools. It is apparent through our work as well as through a wealth of evidence that our current RSE…
Help Us Show Bowel Cancer the Red Card

Online bowel cancer screening awareness programme launched to help save lives

A vital programme aimed at raising awareness of the importance of bowel screening is now available online to support the recent roll out of a new, simpler bowel cancer screening kit in Northern Ireland.   The Women’s Resource and…

Ulster University Invites Women’s Groups to Join the Conversation on the Constitutional Question

Ulster University is hosting workshops to facilitate women’s groups to participate in conversations about constitutional issues in Northern Ireland.  Our project is funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the aim of each workshop…
Young women holding WRDA's banner at International Women's Day 2020.

Supporting the Next Generation of NI Feminists – A Placement Student’s Experience

I first heard of WRDA in 2019 when researching possible organizations to do my placement with in 2020. My teacher suggested they would be an ideal organization to complete my placement with if I aspired to work in the field of social justice.…

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – Do You Know How to Reduce Your Risk?

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in NI. Around 1 in 20 people will be diagnosed with bowel cancer and around 430 people die from the disease. Early detection is key to improved survival rates and the recently introduced FIT…

Women’s Aid launch a petition for a Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy in NI

Please support us on this Call for Action by visiting our petition.  Women’s Aid have today launched a petition calling on the Northern Ireland Assembly to develop and implement a Violence Against Women & Girls Strategy in NI. We are…
A woman talking to her GP.

Online Breast, Cervical and Bowel Screening Awareness Programme

Do you know how to properly check your breasts? Ever wondered what happens at a cervical smear test? Want to find out more about the quick and easy test kit for bowel cancer? You will learn all this and much more at our breast, cervical and…
A woman talking to her GP.

Higher skills ambition needed for Northern Ireland – Action required to stop Northern Ireland slipping behind other countries on Skills

A report from Learning and Work Institute has found that Northern Ireland risks slipping further behind other countries in the Skills of its workforce. Welcoming the report, Anne McVicker, Director from WRDA said: WRDA’s vision is of a fair…