#Northern Ireland

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
    Environment

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  • Article: The UK Votes to Extend Same-Sex Marriage to Northern Ireland
    Citizenship

    The UK Votes to Extend Same-Sex Marriage to Northern Ireland

    By Daniele Selby|July 9, 2019

    The House of Commons passed two amendments advancing LGBTQ rights and gender equality. Read more

  • Article: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050
    Environment

    10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Help the UK Hit Zero Emissions by 2050

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 3, 2019

    A UK net-zero target would be “genuinely world-leading." But it’s going to take all of us to do it. Read more

  • Article: Who’s Doing It Best? This Scorecard Reveals the State of Child Health In the UK's 4 Nations
    Health

    Who’s Doing It Best? This Scorecard Reveals the State of Child Health In the UK's 4 Nations

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    There are "significant risks on the horizon." Read more

  • Article: Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge
    Girls & Women

    Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge

    Nov. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It comes after a teenager's choice of underwear was held up as evidence of consent in a rape trial. Read more

  • Article: Northern Ireland Just Took a Major Step Toward Passing Same-Sex Marriage
    Citizenship

    Northern Ireland Just Took a Major Step Toward Passing Same-Sex Marriage

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 28, 2018

    It’s the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is not legal. Read more

  • Article: Human Trafficking Reports in the UK Reach Record High — and Children Are Suffering Most
    Citizenship

    Human Trafficking Reports in the UK Reach Record High — and Children Are Suffering Most

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 26, 2018

    The figures “almost certainly” are an underestimate of the true scale of the problem. Read more