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20th July 2020 All Comments

30 July 2020 14:00 ~ “Waging war” against “a little flu” – Masculinities & COVID-19 – Gender Justice and Security Hub – Online

Until 15:00 As the corona virus pandemic continues to escalate around the globe, the expression of masculinities in responding to the crisis demands attention. From ‘waging war’ against the virus on the ‘frontlines’ to one state leader referring to COVID-19 as ‘a little flu’, to prioritising re-opening the economy over protecting lives, these responses have […]

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20th July 2020 All Comments

19 August 2020 – Submit Evidence to Sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector: next steps – International Development Committee Inquiry

This Committee agreed early in this Parliament to draw up a comprehensive re-examination of progress taken to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector. Our focus is the aid recipients who become victims and survivors of abuse at the hands of individuals working in the sector. This inquiry will consider the support needed […]

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20th July 2020 All Comments

New paper calls on Instagram to do more to protect women and vulnerable users online – City University of London

A new paper from City, University of London argues that Instagram’s algorithm is censoring women and vulnerable users but doing little to stop abusers. The paper, How Instagram’s algorithm is censoring women and vulnerable users but helping online abusers, which was published in Feminist Media Studies, argues that Instagram’s algorithm censors female accounts for showing […]

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20th July 2020 All Comments

A third of nurseries in the most disadvantaged areas may be forced to close due to financial difficulties – Sutton Trust

New Sutton Trust research examines impact of the crisis on early years, finds parents worried about their children’s social and emotional development Nurseries, childminders and pre-schools are facing major financial uncertainty in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with many unsure as to whether they’ll still be able to operate next year. This is according […]

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16th July 2020 All Comments

19 July 2020 ~ Changing the perfect picture: an inquiry into body image – Women and Equalities Committee Survey Closes

Inquiry Awareness of the impact of advertising and media consumption on people’s body image has increased in recent years. Negative body image is widely perceived as solely a young women’s problem. But more recently, research has shown that this is a wider issue: Recent studies report that over a third of adults feel anxious or depressed about their body image, […]

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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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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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31st 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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7th September 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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14th September 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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21st September 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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28th September 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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