Half of the women who responded to an Equality Commission investigation into the employment experiences of pregnant workers and mothers in Northern Ireland believe that their career opportunities have been negatively affected by their pregnancy or maternity leave.

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanise action to end all forms of violence – whether it be domestic violence, rape, honour-based violence, or human trafficking for the purposes of sexual slavery, domestic servitude and forced labour.

Please find below Policy Document from Belfast Area Domestic & Sexual Violence and Abuse Partnership. Click on link below to download.

Download this file (DV_Workplace-Policyfinalrebrandv3.pdf)Policy Document [Download the Model Policy]983 kB

NIPSA is the largest trade union in Northern Ireland representing over 42,500 members employed across the whole of the public services in organisations such as the Northern Ireland Civil Service and its Agencies, Local Government, Education and Library Boards, the Health and Personal Social Services, the NI Housing Executive as well as a host of Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs). NIPSA also represents a significant number of members in the Voluntary Sector.

Against the background of growing concern over racist attacks and hate crime in Northern Ireland and the deepening refugee crisis, NIPSA held a seminar on 26 February 2016 in Volunteer Now, Belfast.

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