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NISRA has recently released figures from a study into the population of Northern Ireland aged 85 years and over.  The figures show the population of Northern Ireland is becoming increasingly older.

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Scotland is leading the way in offering greater access to free period products.  Every school, college and university in Scotland will provide free sanitary products from the start of this academic year.  Sanitary products will also be distributed to almost 20,000 adult women from low-income families.

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This is an annual funding competition that offers grants to not-for-profit groups in the UK for projects that make a real difference in their local community and address the categories set by Aviva each year.Applications will be accepted from not-for-profit organisations or groups working for the good of their community, which have been in existence for at least six months and have an income of

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The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) surveyed over 2,400 people to ask about the issue of the menopause at work.  The results showed some worrying treatment for women experiencing the menopause.  Nearly half of respondents (49%) said the menopause had been treated as a joke in their workplace and 28% said it had been treated negatively.

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Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme  2018

This Scheme is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme.