Rural Women’s Regeneration Conference
On 21st September, 2017 the ABCB Council held a Rural Women’s Regeneration Conference in Scarva.
Majella Murphy of NI Rural Women’s Network, was a keynote speaker at the event. Majella highlighted the importance of empowering rural women to participate in local forums and community organisations. Majella said: ‘it is important that every woman feels her voice is heard and she is represented at all levels regardless of where she lives’. Majella told the Conference that the NIRDP 2014-2020 Local Action Groups need 50:50 gender balance.