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Gender Equality

In the Programme for Government 2011-2015, the Northern Ireland Executive has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring that no section of the community is left behind; equality of opportunity, fairness, inclusion and the promotion of good relations are cornerstones of our PfG priorities.

Gender Equality Strategy 2006 - 2016

Promoting gender equality is one of the government‘s priorities and the Gender Equality Strategy for Northern Ireland 2006-2016 provides a policy framework for our work to mainstream gender equality and tackle gender inequalities.

Review of Government Funding for Women's Groups

The Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister has conducted, with the Department for Social Development, an interim review of funding for women’s groups and organisations providing services in their communities.

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The Gender and Sexual Orientation unit are responsible for supporting and co-ordinating actions across departments and their agencies, to implement the Gender Equality Strategy.
Gender Equality and Sexual Orientation Unit
OFMDFM Equality Directorate
Room E3.15 Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast BT4 3SR
Tel: 028 9052 3727

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