29 March 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The first in a series of Peace & Reconciliation events organised by The Next Chapter, an EU PEACE IV funded project which targets women in Northern Ireland and the border regions of the Republic of Ireland to develop their ideas, build communities and support the transition out of conflict, took place today to mark International Women’s Day 2019.

The event at Parliament Buildings was based on the IWD 2019 global theme #BalanceforBetter and discussed the importance of women leading on the journey from conflict to community co-operation and delivering positive change on issues like good relations and gender equality.

Participants from the Monaghan Next Chapter Hubs joined colleagues from Foyle, Mid Ulster, Belfast, Lisburn & Castlereagh, Newry, Cavan, Louth, Newtownabbey, Enniskillen and Co Donegal, alongside members of the Northern Ireland Assembly Women’s Caucus to debate and discuss women’s issues in a post conflict society, including barriers to participation in…

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