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Less than three minutes for new mums’ mental health – NCT and Netmums

6th September 2019 All Comments

Nearly half (47%) of mothers who’ve recently given birth get less than three minutes or no time at all to discuss their mental and physical health at a postnatal check, according to new research by NCT (National Childbirth Trust) and Netmums. The recommended six-week postnatal check-up with a health professional is meant to uncover mums’ and […]

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11 October 2019 ~ Tampon Tax Community Fund – Application Closes

6th September 2019 All Comments

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates the funds generated from the VAT imposed on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Local not-for-profit organisations across the country can apply now for a grant to run local projects and services directly benefiting women and girls facing issues such as period poverty, […]

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3 October 2019 18:30 ~ Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: national action plans and beyond – Centre for Women, Peace and Security – London

2nd September 2019 All Comments

Until 8:00pm @ Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building , LSE Speaker Professor Laura J Shepherd Professor of International Relations, University of Sydney Chair Dr Paul Kirby Assistant Professorial Research Fellow with the Centre for Women, Peace and Security As we approach the 20th anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on […]

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Victim-Survivors of rape don’t feel justice has been met, even if the accused goes to prison – Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research

2nd September 2019 All Comments

The Scottish criminal justice process leaves those who have reported a rape or serious sexual assault feeling marginalised and with little control regardless of their case’s outcome, a new study has found. Researchers from the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow interviewed victim-survivors who have navigated their way through […]

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