Human Rights Day 2023: Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

16 Days of activism against gender-based violence There is #NOExcuse

With 10 December marking Human Rights Day, CEO Gona Saed shares a touching story of migration, loss and the endless fight for women’s rights. 10 December By Hannah Uguru The women at The Maya Centre make up a rainbow of different cultures, histories and struggles that reflect the complex backgrounds of those we support and […]

How Emotional Emancipation Circles Promote Community and Healing for Black Women

A pair of Black female hands touch

An emotional emancipation circle (EEC) is a psychoeducational space for Black women to understand the role of cultural values specific to the Black diaspora in their emotional wellbeing and mental health. In January 2023, The Maya Centre launched a series of EECs as part of our expansion of the Black Women’s Project (BWP), which was formerly the Black Women’s Therapy Group.

The Irish Women’s Service

International Women's Day Portrait of Multi Ethnic Mixed Age Range Women Looking Confidently towards Camera

The Irish Women’s Service (formerly the Irish Women’s Project) is a specialist mental health initiative that helps Irish women and women of Irish descent to explore issues relating to their culture and heritage. As our longest-running specialist service, this support includes those from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.