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7th July 2020 All Comments

14 July 2020 13:30 ~ Mediation or Militarization: Resolving Conflicts in the Age of Corona – LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security and the Women Mediators across the Commonwealth – Online

Until 15:00 From North America to South Asia the corona virus pandemic has exacerbated societal conflicts promoting a rise in militarised responses from governments. But behind the headlines and stark images, community leaders, including women peacebuilders are stepping in to mediate and deescalate tensions. This seminar will bring together the experiences of women peacebuilders from the […]

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7th July 2020 All Comments

60% of those rehoused because of domestic abuse came from a BAME background – Revive report

Homefinder UK’s relocation service specialised in domestic abuse, Revive, rehoused over 60 domestic abuse survivors in just under 18 months. Most of the movers are from the BAME community and have experienced, aside from domestic abuse, different levels of racism and prejudice. Some feel that these become a barrier when seeking support from other services. […]

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3rd July 2020 All Comments

8 July 2020 14:00 ~ Where are the words? – LSE Centre for Women Peace and Security & WILPF – online

The Disappearance of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Language of Country-Specific UN Security Council Resolutions Wednesday 8th July, 14:00 – 15:30 (BST), 09:00 – 10:30 (EST) Join is for the presentation of the “Where are the Words? The Disappearance of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Language of Country-Specific UN Security Council Resolutions” […]

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3rd July 2020 All Comments

Gingerbread supports legal action against the DWP to address critical failings of the Child Maintenance Service

Gingerbread supports legal action against the DWP to address critical failings of the Child Maintenance Service Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families, is partnering with Mumsnet and the Good Law Project (GLP) to support four women who have sent a Letter Before Claim to notify the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) of their […]

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1st July 2020 All Comments

New Inquiry research finds that racism and cultural stereotypes impact institutional response to child sexual abuse – IICSA

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published new research exploring barriers faced by ethnic minority communities in reporting child sexual abuse. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published new research exploring barriers faced by ethnic minority communities in reporting child sexual abuse. Working in collaboration with the Race Equality Foundation, the […]

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1st July 2020 All Comments

Non-fatal strangulation: Joint statement from the Victims’ Commissioner and Domestic Abuse Commissioner

The Victims’ Commissioner Dame Vera Baird QC and Domestic Abuse Commissioner Nicole Jacobs are calling on the Government to introduce a specific offence of non-fatal strangulation as part of the Domestic Abuse Bill The two Commissioners have issued the following joint statement: We are disappointed that this has not been introduced into the Bill at […]

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29th June 2020 All Comments

Major overhaul of family courts to protect domestic abuse victims – Ministry of Justice

Survivors of domestic abuse and their children will receive greater protections after the government announced an overhaul of how the family courts deal with the horrific crime on 25 June 2020. more victims to receive special protections in court stronger powers for judges to prevent abusers repeatedly dragging a victim back to court new investigative […]

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13th July 2020

Mindful Monday

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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15th July 2020

Online course – Level 2 in Peer Mentoring

An online session in our three month online programme, offering a Level 2 qualification in all the skills you need to support other people while they explore and pursue their aspirations and overcome hurdles. We will be running sessions on alternate Wedsnesday evenings and repeating themon a weekday daytime slot to suit as many as […]

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20th July 2020

Mindful Monday

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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27th July 2020

Mindful Monday

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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29th July 2020

Online course – Level 2 in Peer Mentoring

An online session in our three month online programme, offering a Level 2 qualification in all the skills you need to support other people while they explore and pursue their aspirations and overcome hurdles. We will be running sessions on alternate Wedsnesday evenings and repeating themon a weekday daytime slot to suit as many as […]

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3rd August 2020

Mindful Monday

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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10th August 2020

Mindful Monday

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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12th August 2020

Online course – Level 2 in Peer Mentoring

An online session in our three month online programme, offering a Level 2 qualification in all the skills you need to support other people while they explore and pursue their aspirations and overcome hurdles. We will be running sessions on alternate Wedsnesday evenings and repeating themon a weekday daytime slot to suit as many as […]

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17th August 2020

Mindful Monday

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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24th August 2020

Mindful Monday

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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