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30 April 2020 ~ Unequal impact: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics – Women and Equalities Committee Enquiry – Submit Information Closing Date

The Women and Equalities Committee wants to hear about the different and disproportionate impact that the Coronavirus – and measures to tackle it – is having on people with protected characteristics under the Equality Act. The Equality and Human Rights Commission and other organisations have expressed concerns that there may be a particular impact on […]

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Urgent action for DV survivors during Covid-19 – Public Interest Law Centre, Solace Women’s Aid & others

PILC and others have written to the Secretary of State for Housing to demand urgent action is taken for survivors of domestic violence during Covid-19 In light of the current Covid-19 outbreak, the Public Interest Law Centre and Solace Women’s Aid, along with many other specialist VAWG organisations, charities, pressure groups and lawyers, have written […]

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5 Ways to Well-being – Give

Giving can be a wonderful way to make both yourself and other people feel better, happier and freer, especially in this stressful time. But giving isn’t just about giving your money or items to someone else; this can be about giving your time or help too. There’s plenty you can do from the comfort of […]

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5 Ways to Well-being – Keep Learning

  As the famous saying goes “The world is your Oyster” and the same can be said about learning. There is so much out there for people to learn about, you just need a little bit of curiosity. During this lockdown, there are fewer distractions and no social events to get in the way! The best […]

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5 Ways to Well-being – Take Notice

The Five Ways to Wellbeing is all about protecting your mental health and wellbeing, and the Take Notice step encourages you to really make sure you’re paying attention to your self-care. Self care is all about doing things that make you feel good, happy and safe, and can something as small as taking a bath […]

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5 Ways to Well-being – Be Active

It might be hard to be active when you’re stuck in the house during a lockdown, but there are still many ways you can be active. For some of you, this may link in with the Learn section as you may decide to discover how to be active in a new way, for instance, Yoga […]

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5 Ways to Well-being – Connect

The first step on the 5 Ways to Wellbeing vitural programme is all about connecting to those around you. Connecting is all about strengthening your relationships with others and helping you feel valued and close to friends and family. Having strong relationships to others is very important to helping you boost your wellbeing as having […]

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30th March 2020 All Comments

bpas comment on the reinstatement of guidance to permit telemedicine for Early Medical Abortion

Ann Furedi, CEO of bpas, said: “We welcome the confirmation we have received today that the government will re-instate telemedicine for Early Medical Abortion in England. This will prevent tens of thousands of women from having to travel needlessly to clinics and will also enable many of our healthcare professionals to provide teleconsultations and prescriptions […]

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2nd April 2020

Take Notice – Being Mindful at Home

Good morning everyone! Today’s theme is “Take Notice” Take notice (or being mindful) is all about paying attention to the present moment. This is a hard pathway to follow when we are all so confused and upset but practicing mindfulness can help with our mental wellbeing and keep us focussed on the positives. How can […]

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5th April 2020

Moving into Stillness

Sunday Night Live at A Space to Be During the corona virus pandemic, I am sharing a relaxing yoga class every Sunday at 8pm GMT. I’m offering these classes as a gift, in the spirit of contributing something that I hope might help you find some calm amidst the chaos. The videos are shared freely and […]

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