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2 December 2020 14:00 ~ Women’s Agency in War and Peace: Bridging the gap on female (ex-)combatants in the UNSCR 1325 agenda – LSE Centre for Women, Peace & Security – Online

25th November 2020 All Comments

Until 4:00pm  – Free but please register(*) Hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security and Berghof Foundation Please note the event time stated is 14:00 – 16:00 (GMT) 15:00 – 17:00 (CET) Twenty years after the UN Security Council launched the landmark Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, substantive progress has been […]

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Stories of Injustice – women serving prison sentences under joint enterprise legal principles – new research published

25th November 2020 All Comments

A new report written by academics at Manchester Metropolitan University reveals fresh evidence about the number and experiences of women in prison under laws of complicity known as joint enterprise. The report, Stories of Injustice is an examination of the process of criminalisation for women convicted under joint enterprise laws. The use of this law […]

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Caring without sharing: Single parents’ journeys through the Covid-19 Crisis – Interim Report – Gingerbread

25th November 2020 All Comments

Interim findings from Gingerbread’s Caring Without Sharing research report reveals the unique challenges for working single parents created by the COVID-19 Crisis that the government needs to address. Summary New research published by Gingerbread and the Institute for Employment Studies highlights unique challenges faced by working single parents, including for those who will lose their […]

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Mothers needlessly separated from babies in hospitals – Letter to Matt Hancock

25th November 2020 All Comments

On 13th November 2020, The Hospital Infant Feeding Network, the GP Infant Feeding Network and Breastfeeding for Doctors published the following letter to the Health Secretaries of the four UK nations on the separation of mothers and children in hospitals, which was signed by 21 organisations, 342 doctors and 1179 other professionals and parents (as of 1130 15/11/2020). If you […]

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2020 Review

15th November 2020 All Comments

We are using these challenging times to carry out a review of our work – including individual support and our programme of activities. We are planning to invite all the women we know to get involved in this review and to record their views through: feedback within mentoring sessions contributions using the arts such as […]

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