Tag Archive | Human Rights

How we work and what we do

We highlight the reality of women’s lives in Donegal and promote social justice, equality and women’s human rights.

dwn what is does

Donegal Women’s Network is part of the umbrella organisation, the National Collective of Community-Based Women’s Networks (NCCWN) there are 17 networks across Ireland all working to support women in their community.

Work done by the NCCWN-Donegal Women’s Network includes providing;

  • Telephone advise
  • Up yo date, relevant information on women’s issues
  • Support the set up of new groups
  • Training
  • Networking Events
  • International Women’s Day and Rural Women’s Day Celebrations
  • Women’s Voices- A weekly feature in the Thursday edition of the Donegal Democrat. These features highligh women’s acheimements and raises awareness of many issues affecting women in Donegal
  • Links Local issues to national

If you are interested in our work or would like to find out more please take a look at our facebook page and we can also be contacted by email on donwonnet@eircom.net

Do you know what Human Trafficking is? And would you be able to recognise its signs in your local community?

A guide to the issue of Human Trafficking for Service Providers in Co.Donegal. Please click on the picture below to find out about what is Human Trafficking is and how as a community we can help end it.

human trafficThe booklet was compiled by the Human Trafficking Working Group, an interagency partnership with members representing organisations such as the HSE, An Garda Siochána, Letterkenny Women’s Centre, Donegal Domestic Violence Service, Donegal Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre, Nexus and National Collective of community-based Women’s Network-Donegal Women’s Network. To read more about the launch of this booklet please visit the HSE website.

“Human Trafficking Is A Form Of Slavery It Is Happening In Ireland. Let’s End It Now.

Be Vigilant, Call 1800 25 00 25 Or Email Blueblindfold@Garda.Ie Educate Yourself About This Crime.”

The National Anti-Human Trafficking Unit can be contacted by post, telephone, fax and e-mail:

Address: Anti-Human Trafficking Unit
Department of Justice and Equality
51 St. Stephen’s Green
Dublin 2
Phone: + 353 1 602-8878
Fax: + 353 1 602-8276
E-mail: ahtudivision@justice.ie