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21st January 2021 All Comments

Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector – Report published- International Development Committee

This Committee agreed early in this Parliament to draw up a comprehensive re-examination of progress taken to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Our focus is the aid recipients who become victims and survivors of abuse at the hands of individuals working in the sector. This inquiry will consider the support needed […]

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21st January 2021 All Comments

Working mums: Paying the price – TUC Report

The TUC is calling for a temporary legal right to access the furlough scheme for parents and those with caring responsibilities who have had these significantly disrupted due to coronavirus restrictions, and people who cannot work because they are required to shield. The main purpose of the furlough scheme is to support jobs where there […]

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12th January 2021 All Comments

Employers should offer furlough to working parents affected by school closures – TUC

The TUC is calling on employers to offer furlough to all parents affected by school closures. Last minute decision by ministers to close schools means many working mums and dads are now without childcare TUC asks employers to ‘do the right thing’ and offer furlough to parents And union body calls on government to introduce 10 days’ paid parental leave Last week the government announced that some schools would not reopen to all children as planned this week, followed by a u-turn on closing […]

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12th January 2021 All Comments

The Divorce Gap – women see incomes fall by 33% following divorce, compared to just 18% for men – Legal & General research

Women are likely to see their household incomes fall by a third in the year following their divorce, almost twice as much as men (33% women vs. 18%), according to research from Legal & General Retail Retirement. Women see their annual income fall by almost twice as much as men following divorce Women are significantly […]

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7th January 2021 All Comments

Only 12% of sexual offence victims feel police investigations are fair and proportionate a new study has revealed

Only one in five victims of sexual offences in England and Wales were satisfied with their criminal justice experience, a new Loughborough-led study has revealed. Dr Olivia Smith, a Criminology and Social Policy expert in Loughborough University’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities, hopes her research findings will raise awareness and lead to positive changes […]

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7th January 2021 All Comments

New research raises concerns about experiences of parents and families in newly ‘virtual’ child protection conferences – Nuffield Family Justice Observatory

COVID-19 has forced an abrupt change in practice for child protection conferences, with a new survey suggesting that the majority of formerly face-to-face meetings are now being held remotely by video or phone – and now that the shift has been made, professionals feel that in-person conferences are unlikely to resume even beyond the pandemic. […]

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25th January 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

1st February 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

8th February 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

15th February 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

22nd February 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

1st March 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

8th March 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

15th March 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

22nd March 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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Upcoming Events

29th March 2021

Mindful Mondays

A weekly programme using the five ways to well-being approach to help women stay well and connected. Every week we will be at the Women’s Workshop on Mondays, for chat, food, and a whole range of one-off activities to support our mental health and well-being – from gardening and DIY to sessions on self care […]

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