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May Funding Opportunities

May 2022 Scheme Funder Note Date Thomas Wall Trust: Grants for Registered Charities Thomas Wall Trust Deadline for 1st stage 2 May 2022 The Theatres Trust: UK Theatres Small Grants Programme Theatres Trust Application…

Adult Social Care Consultation Open for Responses

The Department of Health is consulting on the Reform of the Adult Social Care System in Northern Ireland.   Adult Social Care is a vital part of our Health and Social Care System and impacts on the lives of people across society including…

Women’s Policy Group Feminist Recovery Plan Election Asks – Assembly Election 2022

As the Assembly Election 2022 approaches, many parties are developing manifestos filled with promises and commitments they will do if we vote them in. The Women’s Policy Group NI has spent the past two years lobbying for the recommendations…

Homes For Ukraine

As the devastating impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine continues to unfold, over 6,000 people in Northern Ireland have already signed up to the UK Government’s Homes for Ukraine Scheme.  Click here to get up to date information on Northern…

Consultation on Review of Urgent and Emergency Care Services in Northern Ireland

You are invited to have your say on the future of Urgent and Emergency Care in Northern Ireland.  Everyone with an interest is encouraged to read the policy document and respond.  The consultation closes on 15th June 2022 at 5pm.  A series…

Women’s Policy Group publishes Men’s Violence Against Women and Girls Research Report

The WPG recently conducted research to gather the views of women and girls in relation to men’s violence. This was conducted to inform the WPG response to the Calls for Views on the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy and the TEO Equally Safe…

Magherafelt Women Speak Out on Cost of Living Crisis

On 14th April 2022, Sara Girvin from BBCNI visited Magherafelt Womens Group Learning Lodge to speak to staff and participants of the Women Breaking Barriers NI project about the #CostOfLivingCrisis. Being interviewed on camera is not…

Ask a Candidate Election Resource Published

At our Women Delivering Change Conference delegates had the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of MLAs. The questions asked have been developed by the Consortium into a resource available here. We hope women will be able to use this resource…

Introducing The Civil Society Alliance

The Civil Society Alliance is a new project set up to empower civil society organisations from across the UK to scrutinise and influence constitutional, administrative and legal changes to the UK policy landscape. The Civil Society Alliance…

Women’s Centre Derry Update

March was a month of celebration we had International Women’s Day, Women Breaking Barriers Conference and the launch of the Women’s Regional Consortiums first ever Annual General Report. This year for International Women’s Day, Women…