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Access to Justice

Trócaire’s Power Up campaign protects human rights workers

By Trish Groves, Campaigns Officer “On 24 March 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero was murdered while celebrating Mass in t...

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Syria & Lebanon

Providing aid to Syrian refugees

Fleeing Syrians arrive in Turkey and Lebanon in urgent need of support. They arrive hungry, fearful and often traumatise...

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Ireland

Do you consume too much?

Trócaire’s Eoghan Rice reflects on key issues raised at our hugely successful 40th Anniversary Conference ‘...

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Sierra Leone

Trócaire at the UN Commission for the Status of Women

This week, representatives from Trócaire are at the fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW...

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Access to Justice

Kenya elections

By Lawrence W. Mwagwabi, Kenya Governance and Human Rights Programme Officer, 28 February 2013 On March 4th, Kenyans wil...

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Ireland

Take action to empower isolated communities this Lent

This Lent we’re celebrating communities in India who have come together to demand their rights and create a better fut...

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Access to Justice

If people don’t have a voice, then what is it all for?

By Tine Frank You can improve people’s farms, increase the number of children enrolled in schools, treat – and even ...

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Myanmar

Tragedy behind the headlines in Myanmar

Trócaire’s Emergency Manager, Maurice McQuillan, writes from northern Myanmar, where ethnic conflict has displaced 85...

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Guatemala

Women challenging oppression in Guatemala

by Lorraine Keane. My visit to Guatemala with Trócaire was a week of incredibly mixed emotions; delight at seeing how T...

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Access to Justice

Equality in the balance as Obama visits South East Asia

By Suzanne Keatinge, 15 November 2012 The streets of Yangon and Phnom Penh are being hastily cleaned up – and blocked ...

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Malawi

Life-changing gifts in action in Malawi

The gift of goats had a life-changing effect for the lives of the Thole family in Malawi. For years husband and wife, Ch...

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Access to Justice

Participation and inclusion: celebrating Human Rights Day 2012

by Julian Waagensen This year’s Human Rights Day (10 December) highlights the importance of inclusion and the right to...

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DR Congo

Lasting solution needed to Congo conflict

Trócaire’s office is based in Kinshasa, the country’s capital city, but our programmes are implemented by local par...

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Zimbabwe

A cycle to work scheme that can save lives

This is a cycle to work scheme with a difference. At the Chinyika Clinic in Zimbabwe’s Gutu District, Janet pedals unt...

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Malawi

Retail therapy in Malawi

Mary Thole (28) from Malawi has a shrewd eye for buying clothes. When she displays her second-hand clothes on a mat outs...

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Access to Justice

Why Ireland must ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements

By Justin Kilcullen, Executive Director of Trócaire.This article was first published in The Irish Times on  4 Octo...

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Access to Justice

‘There is no justice here’ – Waleed’s story

Waleed Abohanya was farming his land when the soldiers came. There were dozens of them, supported by dozens more policem...

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Zimbabwe

Small stones building mountains in Zimbabwe

by Bríd Dunne, Trócaire Education Officer Upon arriving at Amazon school in the Insiza District, our Zimbabwean collea...

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Ireland

Billy’s Big Cycle raises funds for Central America

Trócaire supporter Billy Lavelle is pedalling against poverty by cycling an incredible journey from Alaska to Argentina...

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Myanmar

Discord amidst democracy: Myanmar’s ethnic woes

The news from Myanmar these days is relentlessly positive. The release of political prisoners, including that of Aung Sa...

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Palestine & Israel

How your support made a difference in Jerusalem

Last summer we asked you to stand up and support Nassir Al-Ghawi, who had been evicted from his home in Jerusalem. Nassi...

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Sudan

Unhindered aid access vital for isolated Sudanese

by Bishop Macram Max Gassis of El Obeid Diocese, Sudan, 15 May 2012 Plumes of black smoke stream across the barren footh...

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