Women in Rural Areas of NI


One of a number of policy discussion documents prepared for Rural Community Network by Dr Sally Shortall of Queen&rsquos University. Women&rsquos opportunities for participation and recognition in rural Northern Ireland, in decision making, in rural development and farming, are well below many of our European counterparts. This paper provides an illustration of the reality that in some societies, it is the least powerful who experience the consequences of unbalanced policy initiatives.

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Rural Community Network

Organiser Bio: Rural Community Network is a regional voluntary organisation established by community groups from rural areas in 1991 to articulate the voice of rural communities on issues relating to poverty, disadvantage and equality.

Contact Name: Charmain Jones

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Contact Email: charmain@ruralcommunitynetwork.org

Address: 38a Oldtown Street Cookstown Co Tyrone BT80 8EF

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