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Equality Coalition Publishes ‘Policy Asks’

The Equality Coalition has developed a series of ‘Policy Asks’ for Northern Ireland, which have a particular emphasis on rights and equality.  These ‘asks’ are based on a recent mapping exercise examining the status of rights-based…

Have Your Say: Welfare Mitigation Review

The Minister for Communities Deirdre Hargey has appointed an Independent Advisory Panel to complete the Welfare Mitigation Review. The panel, which NIRWN Director Louise Coyle sits on, has been asked to recommend mitigations to the social security…

Call for Views – Domestic and Sexual Abuse Strategy and Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy

The Department of Justice has issued two Calls for Views on issues to help inform the content, themes and overall direction of a new Domestic and Sexual Abuse strategy and a Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy. On the Equally Safe Strategy,…

Responses Wanted: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland Corporate Plan

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland are consulting on their Corporate Plan for 2022-2025.  The draft plan sets out five strategic priorities to guide their work for this period of time.  The five areas are: Working for a stronger…

Inaugural meeting of the All-Island Women’s Forum

Led by the National Women’s Council (NWC), The Women’s Forum aims to address the under-representation of women and further develop women’s role in peacebuilding and civic society. Funded through the Department of Foreign Affairs Reconciliation…