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1st March 2021 All Comments

27 May 2021 ~ Reforms to laws around intimate image abuse proposed to better protect victims – Law Commission Consultation – Closes

Proposals to improve protections for victims whose intimate images are taken or shared without their consent have been published by the Law Commission of England and Wales. The proposals include: An expansion of the types of behaviours outlawed by existing criminal laws on taking and sharing intimate images without consent to include ‘downblousing’ and sharing […]

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26th February 2021 All Comments

3 March 2021 17:00 ~ Sexual Violence & Criminal Justice: Approaches in Psychology, History, and Literature – Clear Lines – Online

In conversation with Amina Memon, Winnie M Li, and Joanna Bourke Finishes at 6.30pm Online via Microsoft Teams We are pleased to launch our season of spring events in partnership with The SHaME Project, an interdisciplinary research hub at Birkbeck, University of London. Funded in part by The Wellcome Trust, these events are designed to […]

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17th February 2021 All Comments

18 February 2021 18:00 ~ LGBT+ History Month 2021: Angela Bowen + The Watermelon Woman + Q&A – Newham Community Cinema – Online

LADIES WHO LOVE season takes a look through time at the romantic bonds between couples that identify and/or relate as women. Newham Community Cinema presents an online month-long celebration of LGBT+ culture on film with curated conversations and special guests brought to you free by Newham Council and in partnership with Women Over Fifty Film […]

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17th February 2021 All Comments

23 February 2021 14:00 ~ Talking to Extremists: Gender, power and belonging – Centre for Women, Peace and Security – Online

Speakers Shannon Foley Martinez Consultant, Polarization & Extremism Research & Innovation Lab Deeyah Khan Documentary Filmmaker Shafqat Mehmood Founder and Chairperson of PAIMAN Alumni Trust Chair Sanam Naraghi Anderlini MBE Director, LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security In the second event of the “Coming of Age of Women Peace and Security, In Conversation” series, […]

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17th February 2021 All Comments

25 February 202118:00 ~ LGBT+ HISTORY MONTH 2021: Halwa + The Journey + Q&A – Newham Community Cinema – Online

Free LADIES WHO LOVE season takes a look through time at the romantic bonds between couples that identify and/or relate as women. Newham Community Cinema presents an online month-long celebration of LGBT+ culture on film with curated conversations and special guests brought to you free by Newham Council and in partnership with Women Over Fifty […]

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10th February 2021 All Comments

14 February 2021 19:00 ~ All in Your Head: a one woman show based on real women’s accounts of coercive control and domestic abuse – Online

A live theatrical online experience. With calls to domestic abuse helplines doubling since lockdown, this important performance will be followed by a panel discussion with survivors of domestic abuse and representatives from women’s organisations. Women’s experiences of domestic abuse and coercive control will be given voice in the one-woman show All In Your Head, a pay what […]

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10th February 2021 All Comments

BPAS urges governments to make telemedical abortion care a permanent option for women

New research from Scotland reaffirms the safety and efficacy of the service A study published in the BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health has found that telemedicine abortion is safe, effective, and preferable for many women. Telemedical abortion care was introduced in Scotland, England, and Wales in March 2020 as a temporary measure to control the spread […]

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2nd February 2021 All Comments

Clare’s Law – Survey of women who have used the scheme

Domestic Violence Disclosure Schemes (DVDS), also known as ‘Clare’s Law’, was rolled out in England and Wales in 2014. It allows police to disclose normally confidential information about a person’s criminal history to someone deemed at risk of future abuse, with the view that this will help them make more informed choices about their safety. […]

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8th March 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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15th March 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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22nd March 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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29th March 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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