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15th February 2019 All Comments

Government failing to tackle social injustice in early years education – Education Committee

The Government has a confused approach to early years education, and measures such as the 30 hours childcare commitment appear to be entrenching disadvantage, says the Education Committee in its report on early years education. Read the report summary Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the full report: Tackling disadvantage in the early years The […]

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Female offending and brain injury: 62% reported they had sustained their brain injury through domestic violence

Making the link – new report publishes results of study The Disabilities Trust, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London, has launched the results of the first study of its kind into brain injury in female offenders.  The report ‘Making the link: Female offenders and brain injury’ recommends a support pathway be put in […]

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15th February 2019 All Comments

Government response to Petition: Review rules that allow male prisoners who identify as female in women’s prisons

Petition: Fair Play For Women is calling for MPs to ensure the relevant prison rules are urgently reviewed, in full consultation with women’s organisations. Prison guidance PSI-17/2016 allows male prisoners who identity as female to be moved to a female prison at the discretion of a Transgender Case Board. No women’s organisations were consulted when […]

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13th February 2019 All Comments

Senior Independent Sexual Violence Advocate @ Jewish Women’s Aid

Job title:   Senior Independent Sexual Violence Advocate – London Closing Date: 21st February 2019 Organisation: Jewish Women’s Aid        Website: http://www.jwa.org.uk/about-jwa/job-vacancies/ Description: Jewish Women’s Aid is the only charity in the UK working with Jewish women and their children affected by domestic and sexual violence. We provide a range of services including advocacy, advice and counselling. […]

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13th February 2019 All Comments

Chair @ Rise

RISE, a Sussex based, 2.5 million turnover, violence against women and girls charity, is seeking an outstanding leader as our new Chair of the Board of Trustees. The successful applicant will take ownership, shared with our board, of this next phase for RISE as it seeks to continue to secure funding for its services and […]

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12th February 2019 All Comments

18 February 2019 19:30 ~ ‘Rouse, Ye Women!’ – a folk ballad retelling the story of Mary Macarthur and the women chainmakers’ strike – Greenwich Theatre – London

Women chainmakers in the Black Country in the 1900s started work at the forge as children and spent their entire lives making chains. These women had no vote, were largely illiterate, worked a 54-hour week for ‘starvation wages’, and had to take their children to work. But in the Autumn of 1910 hundreds of women […]

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19th March 2019

Northumberland Tourism Fair Alnwick

Come and visit the HERitage stall at the Northumberland Tourism Fair in Alnwick in March. We will be sharing information and samples of products and services listed on our site and promoting their businesses to tourism agencies, holiday let agencies and many others.

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