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Welcome to our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Events page. Here you will find details of upcoming EDI events at TUS, or you can scroll down to browse some of our past events in recent years.

Activism in Action: The Fight for Stalking Legislation

Date and Time: 29th November 12:00 – 13:00

Location: MS Teams

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the EDI office is delighted to announce that Eve McDowell will deliver an online talk for TUS staff on November 29th.

Eve is a Co-Founder of Stalking Ireland, a campaign which called on the Department of Justice to make stalking a crime in Ireland. Eve is an activist and advocate. She is currently working with national consent education programme, Active* Consent. Active* Consent supports young people and those important to them (teachers, parents, college staff and policy makers) in building their knowledge of consent and healthy relationships. Eve has just completed her Masters in Public Advocacy & Activism and has a Level 9 Qualification in Sexual Consent Promotion: Skills and Practice. Eve’s work in this sector has been driven by her own personal experiences and dedication to raise awareness about the issue of stalking.

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Haven Horizons Book Donations to TUS Libraries

Date and Time: 1st Dec – TUS Midlands Library 11.30am / 7th Dec – the Street, Moylish 11.00am

Haven Horizons, an organisation set up to focus on education, research and prevention of domestic abuse and coercive control is making their annual book donation to TUS (Athlone & Moylish Libraries) as part of the international 16 Days of Awareness of Gender-based Abuse.

Haven Horizons will present the books to Athlone library on Friday 1st December at 11:30am and on the Street in the Moylish Campus on Thursday 7th December at 11:00am.

This year’s donation will bring the number of books donated to 70. The collection ranges from powerful memoirs to books that focus on specific topics such as coercive control, addressing gender-based abuse at third level, cyber and image-based abuse and includes a cutting-edge academic research compendium on the topic. Sincere thanks to Madeline McAleer – TUS Lecturer on Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control – for making this happen and for her continued powerful work in this space.

Background Information

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence