Posts

Cervical screening video

Online awareness programme launched to help prevent cervical cancer

A new campaign to encourage women to attend for cervical screening has been launched online in a bid to raise awareness and address fears during the pandemic. This potentially life-saving online programme was developed by the Women’s Resource…
Women's Policy Group NI

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…
Black Lives Matter badge

Black Lives Matter and Racism in Northern Ireland

The unlawful and unjust killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 25th May 2020 sparked a wave of protests across the world, with thousands taking to the streets in a display of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, including…
A visible force for change.

Covid-19 WRDA Update

WRDA Covid-19 contingency planning commenced early March as uncertainty and panic levels were beginning to escalate. Yet despite the cancellation of some BC&B sessions, workshops and training programmes the majority of targets set for 2019/20…
Women's Policy Group NI

Statement by the Women’s Policy Group on the gendered impact of COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge across society in Northern Ireland. It has put in sharp focus the value and importance of care work, paid and unpaid, and highlighted the essential nature of often precarious…
Dark Hedges photograph. Gender Equality 2020 Northern Ireland.

Gender Inequality in Northern Ireland: Where are we in 2020?

In 2020, Northern Ireland has vast gender inequality across all aspects of society. Despite this, gender-neutral policy making is still the standard in all budgetary, policy and legislative decision making across Northern Ireland. It is essential…