21 May 2020
Since lockdown began in March the internet has been overrun with images of happy home schooling, Joe Wicks sessions, baking triumphs and DIY transformation projects. But the reality for many is very different as many people struggle to cope with losing jobs, income and daily contact with a support network of family and friends. Women in particular are finding it difficult to meet the new demands of the additional roles of teacher,homeworker,homemaker and mother and living up to the pictures of domestic harmony dominating social media.
The Women’s Centre in Derry is normally a busy hub promoting and supporting local women providing training, education and childcare and helping people realise their ambitions in terms of achieving personal and professional fulfilment.
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