Other

2007

  • Enabling Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Individuals to Access Their Rights Under Equality Law
    Commissioned by: ECNI & Equality Authority
    Outlines strategies for equality bodies to enable lesbian, gay and bisexual people to secure their rights under equality law.
    Author: J. Walsh et al
    Read here

2011

  • The One Plan, Derry-Londonderry
    Commissioned by: Derry City Council
    Aims to create comptetitive, connected, creative and caring L’Derry for everyone.
    Author: Derry City Council
    Read here
  • Social Return Of Investment Pilot Reports: Ardoyne Women’s Group and Women’s Information Northern Ireland
    Commissioned by: WSN
    Presents the findings of a pilot Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis of two programmes within two different organisations, Ardoyne Women’s Group and Women’s Information Northern Ireland (formerly Women’s Information Group).
    Author: WSN
    Read here
  • Social Return Of Investment Pilot Reports: Falls Women’s Centre, Shankill Women’s Centre, Windsor Women’s Centre
    Commissioned by: WSN
    Analyses the findings of a pilot Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis of three programmes in three Belfast women’s centres.
    Author: WSN
    Read here

2012

  • Celebrating Belfast Women Tour Guide Booklet & renaming the Streets
    Commissioned by: WRDA
    Offers a brief history of women’s contribution to Belfast, with individual biographies of notable women.
    Author: Margaret Ward
    Read here
  • Community Service or Service in the Community: The Experience of Women Offenders and Women’s Centres in Northern Ireland
    Commissioned by: WSN
    Relays women’s experiences of community service placements in three women’s centres in Northern Ireland.
    Author: WSN
    Read here

2013

  • Beyond the Bottom Line: the Challenges and Opportunities of a Living Wage
    Commissioned by: IPP
    Explores the role public policy ‘should play in supporting progress on a living wage’.
    Author: Lawton, K. and M. Pennycook
    Read here
  • Does money affect children’s outcomes?
    Commissioned by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
    Asks whether money is a cause of fundamental differences in children’s outcomes.
    Author: K. Cooper and K. Stewart
    Read here

2014

  • Reducing Poverty in the UK: a Collection of Evidence Reviews
    Commissioned by: JRF
    Explores research evidence on a wide range of social issues related to poverty.
    Author: JRF
    Read here
  • Viewfinder 15
    Commissioned by: NICVA
    Sets out the findings of a 2013 NICVA member survey examinning issues affecting the sector including bureaucracy, charity registration and the introduction of automatic pension enrolment.
    Author: NICVA
    Read here

2015

  • ‘Housing and communities’ inequalities in Northern Ireland’
    Commissioned by: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland and the University of York
    Reviews evidence and data on housing and communities’ inequalities for groups associated with each of the section 75 equality grounds of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.
    Author: A. Wallace
    Read here
  • ‘Removing peace walls and public policy brief (1): the challenge of definition and design’
    Commissioned by: University of Ulster
    Explores policy approaches to framing the issue of ‘peace walls’ and issues around the Executive’s ambition to remove all such interface barriers by 2023.
    Author: J. Byrne, C. Gormley-Heenan and D. Morrow
    Read here
  • Report of the UK Children’s Commissioners UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 
    Commissioned by: NICCY et al.
    Critically evaluates recent government delivery on children’s rights.
    Author: NICCY et al.
    Read here
  • Women’s Manifesto 2015
    Commissioned by: WRDA
    A series of demands on gender equality issues, directed at local decision makers. Issues covered include childcare, education, equality law and violence against women.
    Author: WRDA
    Read here

2016

  • Women’s Manifesto 2016
    Commissioned by: Women’s Policy Group
    A series of demands on gender equality issues, directed at local decision makers. Issues covered include childcare, education, equality law and violence against women.
    Author: Women’s Policy Group
    Read here
  • Women Speak Out on Community Planning Report
    Commissioned by: WRDA
    Three themes emerged as key factors to ensure engagement of women from disadvantaged and rural areas in the Community Planning process.
    Author: Women’s Sector Lobbyist
    Read here
  • Why Women Only Services and their Benefits
    Commissioned by: WRDA
    This paper seeks to demonstrate the need and benefit of women-only services across Northern Ireland as well as providing the women’s community and voluntary sector with a tool to lobby for funding as well as to highlight the uniqueness and benefits of women-only services, not just for women but families and the community as a whole.
    Author: Ellen Finlay
    Read here

2017

  • Summary Report on Reclaiming the Bonfires

    Commissioned by: WRDA

    This paper is a summary report on the findings and recommendations of the Reclaiming the Bonfires project.

    Author: Kellie O’Dowd

    Read here