Global Gag Rule constrains necessary services worldwide

In just two years, President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the anti-choice global gag rule has done serious damage to the health of women and families in some of the world’s most in need communities.

Ireland’s Climate Failures

Friends of the Irish Environment, take climate case to the high court, claiming violations of the Climate Act 2015, Irish constitution, EU law, and human rights obligations.

Dublin City University’s annual Refugee Week & the fight to protect students

This year marked DCU’s second annual Refugee Week, in honour of the university’s sanctuary status.

A rally cry for peace: In conversation with KennardPhillipps – Part 2

Sinéad Barry explores the KennardPhillipps exhibition, and gets up close on the crossroads of art, war, and global politics.

A rally cry for peace: In conversation with KennardPhillipps – Part 1

Sinéad Barry explores the KennardPhillipps exhibition, and gets up close on the crossroads of art, war, and global politics.

Who speaks for transgender rights in Ireland?

Gemma Kent assess the validity of Graham Linehan’s place on RTÉ One’s recent Prime Time special on gender identification rights for teens.

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STAND Book Club

The STAND Book Club is a chance for students & youth around Ireland to hear from high level activists, campaigners, thinkers in Ireland about the books that opened their mind, made them mad, got them to see the world in different light and forced them to take action. Taking place in Books Upstairs on D’Olier Street on the third Monday of each month, it’s not to be missed! The final book club of 2018 takes place on Monday 19th November from 6-7pm with guest speaker Ailbhe Smyth. Ailbhe’s chosen book of the month is ‘Sister Outsdier’ by Audre Lorde. Check out our Facebook page for updates!

 

 

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