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Paying GPs to provide contraception information linked to reduced abortions – Imperial College London Research

17th September 2020 All Comments

Providing general practitioners (GPs) with financial incentives to offer information about long-acting contraceptives, such as the hormonal implant, is associated with an increase in their use, and a fall in the number of abortions . This is the finding of researchers from Imperial College London, who conducted the first large-scale analysis of an incentive scheme […]

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A further 25 charities will receive a share of £1 million boost as part of the government’s £10 million emergency fund – MHCLG Press Release

17th September 2020 All Comments

Further 25 domestic abuse charities will receive emergency funding Almost £10 million has now been allocated to 166 charities and service providers Funding to deliver over 1500 additional beds to support more victims and their children Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing Kelly Tolhurst MP announced on 16 September 2020 that a further 25 charities […]

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10 December 2020 ~ Equally Safe: A consultation on challenging men’s demand for prostitution, working to reduce the harms associated with prostitution and helping women to exit – Scottish Government Consultation – Closes

11th September 2020 All Comments

Overview Prostitution is a form of commercial sexual exploitation. Commercial sexual exploitation persists as a result of how women are viewed by society. The Scottish Government’s definition of gender based violence is clearly set out in Equally Safe, Scotland’s strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls: “Gender based violence is a function of […]

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15 September 2020 10:00 ~ Visions of Feminist Peace – Centre for Women, Peace and Security – Online – + 17 & 21 September 2020

8th September 2020 All Comments

Now open for registration  The Feminist International Law of Peace and Security (FILPS) is hosting a series of virtual events in collaboration with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) to build on visions of a feminist peace. Women’s tireless activism through political institutions and local communities, through protest, advocacy, litigation and scholarship, […]

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Job Vacancies at Women’s Workshop

5th September 2020 All Comments

We are looking for two exceptional half-time workers: Post One – Programme Coordinator (minimum 7 months @ 18 hours a week, pro rata £30,507 NJC SO2) offered on an employed or freelance basis The focus of this post is to coordinate the Women’s Workshop programme between October 2020 and April 2021. This year much of […]

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