Giving Loyalist Women a Voice

Giving Loyalist Women a Voice


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Loyalist Women’s Views about the Northern Ireland Protocol

Loyalist Women’s Views about the Northern Ireland Protocol

“When you have complicated problems you need more ideas, not fewer ideas, women have different backgrounds, approaches and experiences and in the end you get better decisions and a better world.” HON PATRICIA A TORSNEY, INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION PERMANENT OBSERVER TO THE UN Loyalist women face […]

Why We Must Address Online Abuse Against Loyalist Women

Why We Must Address Online Abuse Against Loyalist Women

By Her Loyal Voice Loyalist women have faced and continue to face sustained abuse online. Whether sharing their views, commenting on politics, or just generally sharing what is going on in their life and their community, this abuse is constant. While all women can experience […]

OpEd: Decision to Appoint Paul Kavanagh to EA

OpEd: Decision to Appoint Paul Kavanagh to EA

By Emma Shaw Albert Einstein said “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think”. If you grew up in Northern Ireland, especially in working class areas, the chances are you experienced a highly segregated schooling system. We have […]

Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey – Full Report

Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey – Full Report

Image illustration by Nathalie Lees. Delighted to share with you the full report from the Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey. As people across Northern Ireland and indeed the world continue to deal with a global pandemic, it is little wonder that the highest concern for loyalist […]

Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey

Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey

Her Loyal Voice (HLV) is pleased to release Part One of the results of the Loyalist Women’s Engagement Survey. A total of 532 loyalist women responded to the survey.  Women were asked if, over the past 12 months, had their opinion been sought on issues […]

Her Loyal Role:  The Female Protester

Her Loyal Role: The Female Protester

Editor: It is my view that protesting is a fundamental human right within a democratic society.  Exercising the right to protest is a vital tool to ensuring your voice is heard.  Protests take place all across the globe and Northern Ireland is no exception. From […]

Unheard Voices: East Belfast Pupils Have Their Say on Higher & Further Education

Unheard Voices: East Belfast Pupils Have Their Say on Higher & Further Education

Editor: Following on from Emma’s opinion piece here, she wants to share with you policy recommendations stemming from her research report Unheard Voices: East Belfast Pupils Have Their Say on Higher & Further Education. The full report can be downloaded by clicking here.

Unseen: Educational Underachievement

Unseen: Educational Underachievement

Editor: Women should be equally represented in boardrooms, governments, the workforce, and in all walks of life but, sadly that is not what is happening today. You just have to look at social media to see the barrage of insults, threats and demeaning language used […]

Her Loyal Role: The Female Band Member – Interview with Charmaine Moore

Her Loyal Role: The Female Band Member – Interview with Charmaine Moore

I have fond memories of being in a band.  Participating was a thrill. I was so proud of myself walking to the field.  Although at such a young age that distance was just too much.  I managed to walk from Tiger’s Bay to the Dublin […]

Her Loyal Role: The Female Combatant

Her Loyal Role: The Female Combatant

Have we forgotten the many different types of representation of Loyalist women?  Have we acknowledged the many roles women have played?  I have had the pleasure of meeting many women who have played many different roles within Loyalism.  From the female combatant to the female […]