Tag Archives: women’s rights

Management serve notice to residents at Regina Coeli House terminating their license to occupy rooms

Workers enter ninth day of work-in to keep doors open on Northern Ireland’s sole women-only hostel Online petition backing campaign to save women’s hostel surges past 10,000 signature mark Workers at Regina Coeli House entered their ninth day of maintaining a … Continue reading

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Management suspend workers at Regina Coeli House and instruct vulnerable female residents to transfer to uncertain accommodation by taxi

Workers and residents maintain ‘work-in’ to save Northern Ireland’s only women-only hostel for homeless and vulnerable Unite launches of an online petition for public to show their support for staff and residents’ fight Unite members working at Regina Coeli House have … Continue reading

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Workers commence 24-7 work-in occupation of Regina Coeli House in West Belfast

Staff and residents at hostel for homeless women demand urgent intervention by Communities’ Minister Deirdre Hargey Unite industrial and community members establish a solidarity camp outside the Regina Coeli Workers at Regina Coeli House have commenced a 24-7 ‘work-in’ occupation … Continue reading

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Government must properly fund those at front line of supporting female victims of domestic and sexual violence

Unite encourages workers to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to raise awareness Funding for victims’ support has failed to keep pace with record levels of domestic abuse being reported Taryn Trainor, Unite Regional Women’s & … Continue reading

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Campaign must continue until women in Northern Ireland secure full equal access to free, safe and legal abortion

UK Government moves to meet costs of Northern Ireland women seeking abortions in GB welcome but leaves women here as second-class citizens Local politicians responsible for system where NI women are forced into exile to access essential healthcare services Unite … Continue reading

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