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Strengthening women's role in peace building

Women’s Spaces is an innovative programme strengthening women’s capacity to take their rightful place as leaders in society.

We are…

Creating platforms to strengthen women’s voice in peacebuilding, civic and political life. We provide training and capacity building to help women make their voice heard, and work across Northern Ireland with women of all ages and backgrounds. We’re a consortium of four organisations who together have strong experience and expertise of supporting women to make their voice heard, building capacity and both practising and advocating for inclusive peacebuilding. We also create links to women peace-builders and women’s networks beyond Northern Ireland to share learning and strengthen solidarity.

About the Programme
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Our purpose

Women are at the forefront of community development, within and across communities in Northern Ireland, but continue to be underrepresented in peacebuilding and public life in. This means that women are silenced and sidelined in public decision making; many also face barriers to participation in their own communities. Women’s Spaces aims to change this, by giving women the skills, tools and confidence to engage in public spaces, and creating new opportunities for women to participate in public debate and policy making.

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Published: April 24, 2024

Activism, Power & Gatekeeping

Event Date(s): May 1, 2024  | Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Event Type: Online Workshop
Event Venue: Zoom

We are pleased to be joined once again by Dr Avila Kilmurray to facilitate an online workshop on community activism....

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Published: December 14, 2023

Where are the Women? Magherafelt Women’s Group

Women from the Magherafelt Women’s Group are joining us for a 3-week programme where we explore through the Digital Film...

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Let’s inspire not only the next generation but also ourselves.

How to get involved

This new and exciting programme is now underway, and we welcome everyone to join us on this journey. By getting involved in women spaces, you can support gender equality and women’s empowerment in peacebuilding through Northern Ireland. This project will rely on the support of amazing individuals, partner organisations, funders, and local communities.

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