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International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

  • Date: 06/02/2019
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

Almost 2,700 women and girls living in Ireland still at risk of FGM One year on from completing its first project against FGM in Ireland, ActionAid repeats call on government for more action to end FGM Today, Wednesday 6th February, is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). On this day last.....

Media Release: Civil Society Groups welcome Ireland’s adoption of Global Compacts

  • Date: 10/12/2018
  • Author: Lisa Wilson

Media Release Monday 10th December Civil Society Groups welcome Ireland’s adoption of Global Compacts Today in Marrakech, Ireland along with over 180 countries across the world, will sign the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration* (GCM). The Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition (IRMC***) welcomes the Irish government’s engagement with the UN process and in signing.....

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ActionAid shortlisted for Dochás Innovation Award

  • Date: 05/12/2018
  • Author: Lisa Wilson

ActionAid Ireland was delighted that their Women’s Rights Programme was shortlisted for the Dóchas Innovation Award at the Dóchas Awards ceremony that took place on 5 December 2018. Our Women’s Rights Programme (WRP), funded by Irish Aid, is being implemented in Ethiopia, Kenya and Nepal with a public engagement component in Ireland, and has been running since.....

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