Stand.ie was set up in 2014 in response to the desire among students and young people in Ireland to learn more about justice and equality issues and take action. Our participants come from a range of backgrounds but all have one thing in common: the desire to bring about positive change in the world. We are a not-for-profit initiative by Suas Educational Development.

How the Breakthrough Case in Women’s Rights Set us Back Instead

With the constant expression of feminism in this day and age, it is worth considering the case of McGee v Attorney General to investigate the true intention behind the seemingly revolutionary case which supposedly forwarded women’s rights in Ireland via the Constitution.

Why the EU-Mercosur worries environmentalists

As the EU signs a trade agreement in principle with the South American trade bloc Mercosur, environmental advocates in Europe, especially in the agricultural sectors, oppose the deal.

Brexit: The European Union’s perspective

Confused about what Brexit actually means and how it will impact you? This month, STAND’s Brexit Series will help you! With this second article you’ll get an insight of the European Union’s perspective on Brexit.

Girls Challenge the Script on International Girls Day!

“It’s urgent that we no longer create stories that teach children to view women and girls as second-class citizens – not when we’ve seen the level of sexism in our culture so egregiously put on display.” Learn more about #RewriteHerStory, on the International Day of the Girl.

How Looking Good Can Help the Environment – Sustainable Fashion from the Ones in the Know

“It’s not about a small amount of people being perfect, it’s about a huge amount of people making incremental changes.” The Slow Fashion Panel Discussion and Upcycling Masterclass in TCD was a roaring success.

OUR PROJECTS

WE BELIEVE IN

Standing against injustice and inequality in all its forms

People in Ireland and all over the globe are fighting for a more equal and just society. We are committed to sharing their stories and adding our voices to theirs.

Standing together with those who are oppressed

Millions of people worldwide are facing intolerance and persecution, fleeing violence and war, living in poverty and dying of hunger. We are committed to showing solidarity with them.

Standing up for a better, fairer world.

Our actions have the power to change the world. We are committed to exploring the ways in which we can all come together as global citizens to take action for social and environmental justice.

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