STAND News, is a student-run news outlet made up of our team of student editors and contributors who address issues of justice, equality and international development. Our contributions come from third-level students and recent graduates who have a keen interest in global issues and creating positive change. Find our latest articles below.

The Latest

All of the latest from STAND News contributors.

To mark Earth Day 2022, STAND News's Criomhthann Morrison talks to Laragh McCann, co-founder of Climate Love Ireland, about how the group has grown since the global climate strikes in 2019 and how people can get involved in the climate justice movement.
STAND News's Loretta Awiapo talks to the Recrowned Ireland team about their creative and holistic approach to empowering women.
STAND News's Sarah Kennelly talks to Stecia, a 16 year old Ugandan gender equality activist, about what motivates and inspires her to make a positive difference in our world.
STAND News's Sean Creagh takes a thoughtful look back over his time as a college student, and shares his insights on what matters most.
In this piece for the 10,000Students Campaign #ImagineEquality, STAND News's Brianna Walsh talked to young men and women in Ireland about the impact of Ashling Murphy's murder.
In this episode, Shubhangi Karmakar (she/they) speaks about psychiatry, science communication, and advocacy for underrepresented groups, such as disabled persons and those in the LGBTQ+ community.
In this reflection for the 10,000Students Campaign #ImagineEquality, STAND News's Sibeal Devilly explores systemic gender biases and the ways in which they perpetuate violence against women.
In this podcast from the Irish Global Health Network, Ambassador Nicola Brennan talks about the policy priorities of the Irish government, how gender equality is firmly embedded in her team at the Embassy, what it is like to be a woman leader and her hopes for the future.

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