Newstalk is proud to bring you a week of insightful content, in partnership with The Shona Project.
Throughout the week, we'll discuss thought-provoking topics, including a deep dive into The Shona Project itself, the empowering Shine Festival, the impact of influencers on body image, breaking the glass ceiling for young women in their careers, and the stark facts about self-harm and suicide.
Let's start a conversation that truly matters. Tune in to Newstalk and be a part of the change!
25.09.23: Newstalk Breakfast - The Shona Project empowering women all over the world
Are you a young woman in Ireland struggling with who you are and where you fit in the world? Well, The Shona Project might be able to help you.
Its founder Tammy Darcy spoke to Newstalk Breakfast on the workings of The Shona Project.
26.09.23: The Hard Shoulder - 'If you do what you enjoy, you don't really work'
The Shine Festival is set to kick off this October with a range of events that aims to inspire young women across Ireland.
The festival is run by The Shona Project: Empowering and Inspiring the girls of Ireland and will feature events and talks from speakers across many sectors including health, sport, politics and business.
One of the speakers, Ellen Gunning, CEO of MetaComms joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder to discuss.
27.09.23: The Pat Kenny Show - The stark facts of self-harm and suicide amongst young women
We investigate the stark facts of self-harm and suicide amongst young women with Dr Tara logan-Buckley Chartered Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Connolly Counselling Centre.
28.09.23: Lunchtime Live - The Impact of Social Media on Young Girls
We talk about managing social media and the expectations it can put on you.
Andrea Gilligan was joined by Sarah Doyle from The Better Life Project and author of ‘Be Your Own Best Friend’ and other listeners to discuss.
30.09.23 - Let's Hear It From The Girls
Join Jess Kelly as she sits down with three junior ambassadors from The Shona Project to discuss the realities of being a girl in 2023.
1.10.23: Alive and Kicking - Women’s Aid - 'Too Into You' campaign
'Too Into You' is a campaign run by Women’s Aid, the national domestic violence service. The focus of the campaign is to educate young women the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships, the red flags of abuse that they should watch out for, as well as to provide support if they have any concerns about a current relationship they're in.
Mary Hayes, the 'Too Into You' Project Lead with Women’s Aid joins Clare to discuss.