More than 6,500 migrant workers have died in Qatar in preparation for the World Cup 2022

Heartbreakingly, an average of 12 migrant workers have died every week since 2010 in the construction of the Qatar 2022 World Cup infrastructure. As a staggering proportion of these deaths have been deemed “due to natural causes”, there is a need for investigation to find the truth behind such a death toll.

Women and the Military: The unequal burden of war

The image of Western military powers as an emancipatory force for women has been promoted for over a century, yet ultimately could not be further from the truth. Historically, Britain and other European powers have attacked the rights and undermined the autonomy of women in colonised countries.

Accepting and Adapting: A Note on COVID-19 Context

This time last year, little did we think we would be in a position of worldwide quarantine, rendered helpless at the mercy of a deadly virus. Even more so, could we ever have pictured all that would go along with something that affects us and our lives to this scale?

The misogynistic reality of media interviews

From the hills of Hollywood to the chambers of Parliament, misogyny rears its ugly head in the form of a media who incessantly seem to value the achievements of women based upon their physical appearance, their relationship status and their ability to balance family and professional life.

For years, interviewers have exploited young and successful women, at the expense of their sanity and comfort. Unfortunately, this is not a historical problem, and is still prevalent in modern-day media.

Kids in cages: Biden’s end to his predecessor’s policies causes surge in cross-border migration

“Kids in cages” is a phrase we are all unfortunately accustomed to hearing. The migrant crisis and border policies dominated Donald Trump’s presidency, and images of children crowded into tiny, wired confines have since been associated with the former administration.

Philanthropy is great, but paying your taxes is better

In 2006, Bono committed tax avoidance. What some don’t understand about this move is that billions are lost in the developing world when funds are moved from poorer countries to tax havens.

Stand.ie was set up in 2014 in response to the desire among students and young people in Ireland to learn more about justice and equality issues and take action. Our participants come from a range of backgrounds but all have one thing in common: the desire to bring about positive change in the world. We are a not-for-profit initiative by Suas Educational Development.

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Standing against injustice and inequality in all its forms

People in Ireland and all over the globe are fighting for a more equal and just society. We are committed to sharing their stories and adding our voices to theirs.

Standing together with those who are oppressed

Millions of people worldwide are facing intolerance and persecution, fleeing violence and war, living in poverty and dying of hunger. We are committed to showing solidarity with them.

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Our actions have the power to change the world. We are committed to exploring the ways in which we can all come together as global citizens to take action for social and environmental justice.

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