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Women in high-stress jobs more depressed due to rising State Pension age – New research by Institute of Gerontology King’s College London

18th May 2020 All Comments

The harmful mental health consequences of these State Pension Age reforms may have been overlooked, new research finds A new study published in the journal Health Economics by a team of researchers from the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London examined the health implications of increases to the State Pension age (SPA) in Britain […]

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Emergency refuge for women fleeing domestic violence opens in Westminster

18th May 2020 All Comments

A first emergency refuge for female victims of domestic abuse fleeing their home during the coronavirus pandemic has been opened in Westminster. The project, run by crisis charity Hestia, one of the largest providers of domestic abuse refuges in London, is the first of its kind to open since Britain was placed into lockdown. The 12-bed accommodation is funded by the Mayor’s Office for […]

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21 May 2020 ~ Domestic abuse charities can apply for vital funds – Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government – England – closing date

12th May 2020 All Comments

Charities can bid for a share of £10 million funding to support victims of domestic abuse. Charities can bid for a share of £10 million funding to support victims of domestic abuse The money will be used to support additional refuge bed spaces and specialist support A further £6 million will also be given to […]

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