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27th September 2016 All Comments

ASA ‘OKs’ Porn Ads in Newspapers – Not Buying It

The ASA has just ruled that it is ‘Socially Resonsible’ for Newspapers to advertise pornography and prostitution. Take Action Tell the ASA They’re Wrong HERE Should Porn Ads be in Newspapers? VOTE HERE Read our Press Release Here Read All About It 6 months ago we made a formal complaint to the ASA asking them to rule if […]

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27th September 2016 All Comments

26 October 2016 13:30 ~ Let’s Talk Honour – University of Gloucestershire

Until 19:00 @ University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Longlevens, Gloucester GL2 9HW The Honour Based Violence Awareness Network report that there are 5000 honour killing a year in the world. In 2015, Karma Nirvana, a charity working with women experiencing honour based violence and forced marriage reported receiving 850 calls per month. The […]

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27th September 2016 All Comments

Jobs: EVA is recruiting

EVA Women’s Aid (Redcar, Cleveland) is recruiting to the following posts: Specialist Support Worker (Outreach /Under-Represented groups) – fixed–term contract until October 2019, 20hrs per week, Salary – £17,161 – £19,126 (FTE). Volunteer Coordinator – fixed-term contract until October 2019, 7.5hrs per week, salary – £17,161 – £19,126 (FTE).

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26th September 2016 All Comments

New call to shut down Yarls Wood

Every year around 2,000 women seeking asylum are detained in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. The majority of these women in detention have experienced sexual violence or torture in their countries of origin. The Home Office says detention is necessary to effect deportations – but only a quarter of the women leaving Yarl’s Wood face […]

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26th September 2016 All Comments

New call to shut down Yarls Wood

Every year around 2,000 women seeking asylum are detained in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. The majority of these women in detention have experienced sexual violence or torture in their countries of origin. The Home Office says detention is necessary to effect deportations – but only a quarter of the women leaving Yarl’s Wood face […]

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26th September 2016 All Comments

Mental health services not meeting women’s needs

Mental health services across England are not adequately considering the needs of female mental health patients, according to the results of a Freedom of Information request released by Agenda. As it launches its Women in Mind Campaign, the charity reports that only one NHS Mental Health Trust, out of 35 who responded, had a women’s mental hea

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26th September 2016 All Comments

Mental health services not meeting women’s needs

Mental health services across England are not adequately considering the needs of female mental health patients, according to the results of a Freedom of Information request released by Agenda. As it launches its Women in Mind Campaign, the charity reports that only one NHS Mental Health Trust, out of 35 who responded, had a women’s mental hea

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23rd September 2016 All Comments

The Sun v The Guardian

Academics at University of Herefordshire have looked in detail at how two of our newspapers report on domestic abuse over a ten year period. Whilst the results aren’t exactly surprising they remind us of what we are up against when trying to change the culture around domestic abuse.

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