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Speeches, Strikes & Struggles – a DCSDC Heritage & Museums Service project
Unheard voices participants worked alongside Derry & Strabane District Council’s Museum Service personnel to explore the museums collections and the social history of significant actors involved in the era of the civil rights movement as part of the Speeches, Strikes & Struggles project. UV’s role in the project focused on the contribution of Bridget Bond, Peter Maloney and Gerry Lynch.

Click here to visit www.speechesstrikesandstruggles.com

Beyond the silence – a short film developed by Unheard Voices

Beyond the Silence (Printed Publication & Ebook)
Women are so often the backbone of communities – and frequently the most isolated. Nowhere is this more evident than in today’s post conflict society, where women can often find themselves marginalised and without means of expression. Creggan Enterprises’ Unheard Voices Programme sought to connect with many such women across Northern Ireland, fostering understanding and reconciliation as they begin to examine the recent history of which they were a part.

Within the pages of this book, twenty-eight participants of the Unheard Voices Programme share their intensely personal experiences of life here during the Troubles – many for the first time. These reflections offer just a glimpse of how ordinary families coped in extraordinary times, and how these various experiences now empower them within the broader context of peacebuilding.

The aim was simple – to ask and to listen. What emerged from this process is a truly powerful collection of stories that have proved cathartic for all involved. Filled with raw emotion and compelling honesty, Beyond The Silence will inspire, provoke and challenge anyone who reads it.
Through stories like these, women everywhere can find a voice.

Click here to download the Beyond the Silence ebook from Amazon.

A clip The Unheard Voices radio programme ‘Make it Happen’ broadcast from the Hive Studios

A clip The Unheard Voices radio programme discussing third level education provision in Derry broadcast from the Hive Studios

 

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