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25th November 2020 All Comments

2 December 2020 14:00 ~ Women’s Agency in War and Peace: Bridging the gap on female (ex-)combatants in the UNSCR 1325 agenda – LSE Centre for Women, Peace & Security – Online

Until 4:00pm  – Free but please register(*) Hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security and Berghof Foundation Please note the event time stated is 14:00 – 16:00 (GMT) 15:00 – 17:00 (CET) Twenty years after the UN Security Council launched the landmark Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, substantive progress has been […]

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25th November 2020 All Comments

Stories of Injustice – women serving prison sentences under joint enterprise legal principles – new research published

A new report written by academics at Manchester Metropolitan University reveals fresh evidence about the number and experiences of women in prison under laws of complicity known as joint enterprise. The report, Stories of Injustice is an examination of the process of criminalisation for women convicted under joint enterprise laws. The use of this law […]

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25th November 2020 All Comments

Caring without sharing: Single parents’ journeys through the Covid-19 Crisis – Interim Report – Gingerbread

Interim findings from Gingerbread’s Caring Without Sharing research report reveals the unique challenges for working single parents created by the COVID-19 Crisis that the government needs to address. Summary New research published by Gingerbread and the Institute for Employment Studies highlights unique challenges faced by working single parents, including for those who will lose their […]

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25th November 2020 All Comments

Mothers needlessly separated from babies in hospitals – Letter to Matt Hancock

On 13th November 2020, The Hospital Infant Feeding Network, the GP Infant Feeding Network and Breastfeeding for Doctors published the following letter to the Health Secretaries of the four UK nations on the separation of mothers and children in hospitals, which was signed by 21 organisations, 342 doctors and 1179 other professionals and parents (as of 1130 15/11/2020). If you […]

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12th November 2020 All Comments

BPAS comment on restrictions on infant formula to foodbanks

Families who cannot afford formula may resort to unsafe feeding practices, such as watering down formula or stretching time between feeds. Given the current pandemic and the huge economic impact, this situation is only likely to worsen. While there are many restrictions around the promotion of formula milk, there is absolutely nothing in law restricting […]

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9th November 2020 All Comments

27 November 2020 ~ Reform of the Gender Recognition Act – Women and Equalities Committee – Submission deadline

Inquiry The Government has published its proposals for changes to the gender recognition process and set out how it plans to move forward. The Women and Equalities Committee will examine these proposals, gathering evidence on whether the Government’s proposed changes are the right ones and whether they go far enough. This inquiry will explore what […]

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9th November 2020 All Comments

6 December 2020 ~ Freedom of Expression Inquiry – UK Parliament Human Rights (Joint Committee) – Submissions closing date

Freedom of expression is an essential foundation of democratic society, guaranteed by the common law and by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The Joint Committee on Human Rights will investigate this issue. Our inquiry will focus on the following questions: Does hate speech law need to be updated or clarified as […]

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9th November 2020 All Comments

MPs set up all-party group on Muslim women – First inquiry will look at Muslim women’s experience of maternity care

A new All Party Parliamentary Group on Muslim Women has been formally established and has appointed the national, award-winning charity Muslim Women’s Network UK, as its Secretariat. “The purpose of the APPG on Muslim Women is to support social justice and equality for Muslim women by debating, scrutinising, investigating and raising awareness of issues affecting […]

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30th November 2020

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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7th December 2020

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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14th December 2020

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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21st December 2020

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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28th December 2020

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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4th 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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11th 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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18th 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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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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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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