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Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
# Assembly Elections
# Assembly Elections

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing

May 17th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,235 Views 3 Comments

Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.

Thursday 27 January, 2022

Opinion: Doug Beattie's tweets highlight the widespread misogyny in Northern Ireland politics
# UUP
# UUP

Opinion: Doug Beattie's tweets highlight the widespread misogyny in Northern Ireland politics

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 8:30 AM 21,940 Views 38 Comments

In order to tackle toxic masculinity in everyday life, we need political leaders to take ownership of their own actions, writes Emma DeSouza.

Sunday 10 October, 2021

Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past
# Cross Border Survey
# Cross Border Survey

Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past

Oct 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,360 Views 12 Comments

While politicians argue over commemorations, Emma DeSouza says new youth-led cross-border research shows young people have moved on.

Friday 10 September, 2021

Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?
# Leaving Cert 2021
# Leaving Cert 2021

Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 10:15 AM 15,844 Views 22 Comments

It’s an ideal time to reform the Irish educational system, writes Emma DeSouza.

Friday 9 April, 2021

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder

Apr 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 20,352 Views 21 Comments

Emma DeSouza says the unrest in the North is not a failure of peace but a failure of leadership.

Saturday 26 December, 2020

Opinion: Teaching children digital literacy is a must if we are to combat misinformation
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Teaching children digital literacy is a must if we are to combat misinformation

Dec 26th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,432 Views 27 Comments

Emma DeSouza says children and the wider community must be taught the required skills to navigate a digital world.

Saturday 12 September, 2020

Opinion: Is Britain on the path to becoming a rogue state?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is Britain on the path to becoming a rogue state?

Sep 12th 2020, 7:30 AM 30,795 Views 36 Comments

The UK government this week told the Commons that it would be breaking international law in relation to Brexit in ‘a limited and specific way’. Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza says she’s seen this before.

Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Opinion: John Hume gave us the gift of peace, it's our responsibility to protect it

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,676 Views 8 Comments

Rights campaigner Emma DeSouza pays tribute to John Hume, the peacemaker, who will be laid to rest today.