50:50 NI Meets Liz Kimmins

We are back with another ’50:50 NI Meets…’ interview. This week we met Liz Kimmins. Liz is the Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and Armagh. Have you always been interested in politics? Yes, I supposed from a young age I always had a keen interest. I didn’t really get active until I was in myContinue reading “50:50 NI Meets Liz Kimmins”

50:50 NI Meets Connie Egan

After a short break 50:50 NI meets is back! This week our CEO talks to Connie Egan. Connie is the Alliance Councillor for Bangor West and the Alliance deputy group leader on Ards & North Down Borough Council. Connie is also a researcher in education policy. Have you always been interested in politics?  Yes andContinue reading “50:50 NI Meets Connie Egan”

Women and the Environment: Why More Women are Needed in the Fight Against Climate Change

Due to the fact that women make up the majority of the world’s poor, up to 70% according to the UN, they are significantly more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than men. The extent to which women are disproportionately affected by climate change is truly shocking; 80% of people displaced due to climateContinue reading “Women and the Environment: Why More Women are Needed in the Fight Against Climate Change”

Women Leaders and The Covid-19 Crisis

  The success in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic by leaders such as Jacinda Arden (New Zealand), Angela Merkel (Germany) and Tsai Ing-Wen (Taiwan) has been widely covered by the media. These female leaders and their approach to dealing with Covid-19 highlight that being women led gave nations a great advantage when it came toContinue reading “Women Leaders and The Covid-19 Crisis”