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DAERA’s Minister Muir seeks views on proposals aimed at protecting Marine Environment

The Minister was speaking as he launched two consultations seeking views on two proposals aimed at improving protection of our marine environment.  The development of an updated Marine Protected Areas Strategy (MPA) and the Blue Carbon Action…
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Campaigns update: Cost of Living 24

Siobhán is part of a coalition of organisations led by Inspire Wellbeing NI who have come together to host a one-stop shop service for the many impacts of the Cost-of-Living Crisis.  The Cost of Living 24 campaign aims to make navigating…
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NEW RESEARCH PROPOSAL – Women & Economic Inactivity

Given that Northern Ireland has consistently had the worst figures for economic inactivity across the UK particularly for women we have started work on some research into women’s economic inactivity. The aim of this research is to highlight…
Junior Minister Pam Cameron; Lynn Carvill, Chief Executive of WOMEN’STEC; Joanne Rea, WOMEN’STEC tutor and Junior Minister Aisling Reilly.

Hosting Junior Ministers Aisling Reilly and Pam Cameron for Insightful Visit

WOMEN’STEC extends a heartfelt thank you to Junior Ministers Aisling Reilly and Pam Cameron for their recent visit. The visit provided an opportunity to showcase our work and engage in meaningful discussions on vital topics such as ending…
Members of the Cliff Edge Coalition at Stormont for the Opposition Day Debate and Motion on the Two-Child Limit

‘Spotlight on Rural: Challenges and Approaches to Rural Health and Wellbeing’ Conference

NIRWN met with Minister of Health, Robin Swann MLA at the ‘Spotlight on Rural: Challenges and Approaches to Rural Health and Wellbeing’.  We raised the particular challenges facing rural women and we hosted an information stand promoting…
Members of the Cliff Edge Coalition at Stormont for the Opposition Day Debate and Motion on the Two-Child Limit

Women Breaking Barriers Celebration event/International Women’s Day 2024

NIRWN celebrated Year one participants’ achievements at International Women’s Day at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown on 7th March 2024. NIRWN has supported over 187 women through tailored education and support to overcome barriers…
Members of the Cliff Edge Coalition at Stormont for the Opposition Day Debate and Motion on the Two-Child Limit

Empowering Event for Building Futures Students at Montalto Estate – 14/3/24

In a step towards empowering women in the workforce, WOMEN’STEC, Bolster Community and Women In Business NI hosted an employability event at the Montalto Estate as part of their Building Futures programme. This event gathered a notable audience,…
Members of the Cliff Edge Coalition at Stormont for the Opposition Day Debate and Motion on the Two-Child Limit

Caring and Careers: An Opinion Piece from Women’s Centre Derry

Having a career and a sense of achievement within your career is essential, a career is a significant part of a women’s identity and allows you to contribute, engage and make social connections. A career gives you the freedom of being financially…
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May Funding Opportunities

May 2024 Scheme Funder Note Date Jerwood Foundation Jerwood Foundation Summer round opens 9am 1 May 2024 Boots Charitable Trust Boots Charitable Trust Application Opening Date 1 May 2024 Skipton Building…
Members of the Cliff Edge Coalition at Stormont for the Opposition Day Debate and Motion on the Two-Child Limit

Campaigns Update – Cliff Edge Coalition

Siobhán continues to attend meetings of the Cliff Edge Coalition Working Group which is working to strengthen the existing mitigations package for Northern Ireland. On 16th April the SDLP held their second Opposition Day Debate including…