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# ngo - Last month November 2022

Charity asks France, Spain, Greece for help with rescued migrants
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Charity asks France, Spain, Greece for help with rescued migrants

Nov 3rd 2022, 10:52 PM 11,726 Views 5 Comments

There are many unaccompanied minors and children on board, the youngest of whom is three

# ngo - This year 2022

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far
# INtl Day Of The Girl
# INtl Day Of The Girl

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 7:00 PM 18,673 Views 39 Comments

Emma Bowie & Oileán Carter-Stritch look at how women’s rights have improved in this country, on International Day of the Girl.

Ireland joins eight EU countries calling Israel raid on Palestinian NGOs 'unacceptable'
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland joins eight EU countries calling Israel raid on Palestinian NGOs 'unacceptable'

Aug 20th 2022, 1:29 PM 16,866 Views 19 Comments

Seven organisations were raided on Thursday morning and had their doors welded closed and property confiscated.

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs
# Migrants
# Migrants

Sicily judge to weigh trial of migrant rescue NGOs

May 21st 2022, 12:27 PM 15,745 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-one suspects, including crew members of Doctors Without Borders, are accused of “aiding and abetting unauthorised entry into Italy”.

# ngo - Last year 2021

Opinion: For those who lived through the 2010 earthquake, the tremors are a recurring nightmare
# Haiti Earthquake
# Haiti Earthquake

Opinion: For those who lived through the 2010 earthquake, the tremors are a recurring nightmare

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 1:19 PM 7,957 Views 0 Comments

Concern aid worker Makayla Palazzo gives a first-hand account of conditions in Haiti after the recent earthquake.

# ngo - All time

Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone
# SYLVA TUKULA
# SYLVA TUKULA

Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone

Jan 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,064 Views 13 Comments

Sylva Tukula was buried in May without ceremony or notice given to her friends.

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk
# Idai
# Idai

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

Mar 19th 2019, 10:50 PM 9,646 Views 2 Comments

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum
# Playing Fair
# Playing Fair

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum

Apr 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 24,598 Views 236 Comments

The organisation says it wants to observe whether or not both sides “play fair”.

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...
# Forced Labour
# Forced Labour

The State is failing to spot victims of trafficking, here's why...

May 1st 2014, 10:21 PM 9,672 Views 10 Comments

There is still a general onus on victims to self-report according to the ESRI.

Column: Poverty cannot be eradicated in a world where gender discrimination exists
# Women And Girls
# Women And Girls

Column: Poverty cannot be eradicated in a world where gender discrimination exists

Mar 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 159 Views 82 Comments

Gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of girls and women remains a major development challenge, writes Rosamond Bennett.

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims
# Rescue
# Rescue

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims

Jan 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,677 Views 6 Comments

300 people were taken from a ferry in the Philippines, with the help of Irish aid volunteers.

Column: Why are so many vital services being provided by charities in the first place?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are so many vital services being provided by charities in the first place?

Jan 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 16 Views 38 Comments

We must – of course – question the behaviour and practises of Irish charities, but should also ask why they are providing so many vital services instead of the State, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day
# Basic Meals
# Basic Meals

Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day

Dec 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 199 Views 105 Comments

Food poverty is a difficult – but very real – fact to accept in modern society. Ireland must now make a decision on how to implement a programme to tackle rising poverty and social exclusion, writes Emer Costello.

€3.4m funding from Gorta gives new hope to disabled youth in India
# India
# India

€3.4m funding from Gorta gives new hope to disabled youth in India

Dec 15th 2013, 11:00 AM 4,901 Views 42 Comments

The Irish people have been thanked for their generosity in helping to establish a pioneering care centre for mentally and physically challenged children in rural India.

Column: Tarring all charities with the same brush hurts vulnerable people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Tarring all charities with the same brush hurts vulnerable people

Dec 2nd 2013, 8:00 PM 54 Views 72 Comments

Worried about how your charitable donation is being spent? Don’t cancel your contribution, ask where it’s going – and expect a straight answer, writes CEO of Fundraising Ireland Anne Hanniffy.

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,373 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

Nov 23rd 2013, 5:25 PM 4,385 Views 4 Comments

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

Column: ‘Are we really foreign agents?’ – Russia’s crackdown on civil society
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Are we really foreign agents?’ – Russia’s crackdown on civil society

Nov 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 15 Views 14 Comments

For 20 years, my organisation has focused on the promotion of human rights and peace through non-violent means. So it came as a shock to us when in March this year our offices were raided by a host of authorities, writes Valentina Cherevatenko.

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
# Philippines
# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,969 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support
# Ruhama
# Ruhama

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support

Nov 7th 2013, 9:25 AM 4,664 Views 55 Comments

Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,728 Views 116 Comments

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

Minister encourages retired public servants ‘twiddling their thumbs’ to volunteer abroad

Aug 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,399 Views 128 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello told TheJournal.ie that his department plans to launch a new civilian volunteer corps later this year.

Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering
# Valentine's Day
# Valentine's Day

Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering

Feb 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,722 Views 5 Comments

Most people end up meeting their partners somewhere fairly ordinary. Not so for some of the Irish people who have found love while volunteering abroad…

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,202 Views 11 Comments

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally
# Global Poverty
# Global Poverty

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

Jul 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,125 Views 2 Comments

However, a UN report reveals that a maternal death occurs every ten minutes in India.

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding
# Non-profit
# Non-profit

Non-profit transparency database to close due to lack of funding

Jun 28th 2012, 9:30 PM 4,534 Views 4 Comments

The database collected information and funding, salaries and spending in non-profits and charities.

Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Foreign NGO workers facing trial in Egypt

Feb 5th 2012, 5:59 PM 1,927 Views 3 Comments

The US has warned that it could reconsider its funding to Egypt over pressure on Americans NGOs and staff.

Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Eamon Gilmore begins visit to the Middle East

Jan 27th 2012, 9:14 AM 1,102 Views 18 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his four day visit.