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National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020: creating a better society for all

Department of Justice and Equality Women, Girls, Equality, Quality of life, Gender, Identity, Fair society The National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020 has as its vision to work towards: “ an Ireland where all women enjoy equality with men and can ...

Active Ageing Strategy 2015- 2021

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) Equality, Good relations, Human rights, Social Change The Active Ageing Strategy 2014 – 2020 consultation document was published for public consultation on 21 February 2014. This followed a p ...

National Youth Strategy 2015- 2020

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Young people, Children, Physical wellbeing, Mental wellbeing, Learning, Education, Development, Economic security The National Youth Strategy 2015–2020 has its basis in Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The Nation ...

NATIONAL STRATEGY ON CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING 2015 – 2020

Department of Children and Youth Affairs Children, Young people The goal of this first National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making is to ensure that children and young people will have a voice in their individual and ...

Cutting the cost of keeping warm: a fuel poverty strategy for England

Department of Energy and Climate Change Fuel Poverty This is the first fuel poverty strategy in over a decade. The strategy is underpinned by the fuel poverty target for as many fuel poor homes as reasonably practicable to achieve an energy efficiency sta ...

Investing in children: the European child maltreatment prevention action plan 2015–2020

WHO Child health Child maltreatment is a leading cause of health inequality and social injustice, and poorer and disadvantaged children are at greater risk. The rates of homicide in children below 15 years in low- and middle-income countries in the Region ...

Investing in children: the European child and adolescent health strategy 2015–2020

World Health Organization (WHO) Child health, Adolescent health, Poverty The number of children living in relative poverty is increasing across all Member States in the WHO European Region. The new WHO strategy – Investing in children: the European child ...

Child Poverty Strategy 2014- 2017

Department of Education Poverty, Social justice, Education This strategy outlines the Department of Education's plans for reducing child poverty and the root causes of poverty, including worklessness, low earnings and educational failure, towards our ...

A strategy to improve the lives of people with disabilities- 2012 to 2015

Northern Ireland Executive People with disabilities The Executive's strategy acknowledges that people with disabilities deserve to be treated equally alongside those without disabilities. This Strategy acknowledges that women and children especially ...

Public Health Surveillance: Towards a Public Healh Surveillance Strategy for England

Department of Health Public health surveillance The public health surveillance strategy: sets out the key benefits and challenges in delivering such a strategy describes how an integrated public health surveillance system can strengthen surveillance as a ...

The Irish Cancer Society's Strategy Statement 2013- 2017

Irish Cancer Society (ICS) Towards a future without cancer The Irish Cancer Society's emphasis o cancer risk reduction, support for survivors and its recognition of the link between health inequalities and cancer risk is outlined in this strategy sta ...

Improving Dementia Services in Northern Ireland: A Regional Strategy

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Dementia It is estimated that at present in Northern Ireland there are 19,000 people living with dementia; fewer than 1000 of these people are under 65. As the population of Northern Irela ...

Including the Homeless

Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Social inclusion, Homeless people, At risk people The Strategy aims to encourage a very wide range of bodies to do their best to make sure that homeless people are not excluded from the life of the commu ...

An Accessible Transport Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department for Regionl Development, Northern Ireland Transportation Older people and people with disabilities make up a significant proportion of the Northern Ireland population and they face a number of barriers when trying to make use, or make full use, ...

Working in Partnership: Community Development Strategy for Health and Wellbeing

Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency Community development The aim of this strategy is to strengthen communities and improve health and social wellbeing by placing an increasing emphasis on community development, prevention and early inte ...

Ten-year Tobacco Control Strategy for Northern Ireland

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland A tobacco-free society Smoking is the single greatest cause of preventable illness and premature death in Northern Ireland, killing around 2,300 people each year. Of these deaths, ap ...

The London Health Inequalities Strategy

Mayor of London Tackling health inequity The London Health Inequalities Strategy sets out a framework for partnership action to:   • improve the physical health and mental wellbeing of all Londoners;   • reduce the gap between Londoners with the best and ...

Ireland's National Programme for the European Year For Combating Poverty And Social Exclusion

Department of Social Protection Poverty and social exclusion In the period since 1997 Ireland has developed and implemented a strategic approach to reducing poverty and social exclusion.  This has included full participation in the EU Open Method of Coord ...

A strategy for equality: Summary of the report of the Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities

Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities People with Disabilities, Disability, Quality of life The Government set up the Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities in November 1993. The Commission arranged for reports to be prepared ...

Promoting Mental Health: Strategy and Action Plan 2003-2008

10.14655/11971-4615 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Strategy to promote mental and emotional health In the Programme for Government, the Northern Ireland Executive committed itself to five priorities for action, one of whi ...