Research findings – Sistah Space – 86% of women of African and/or Caribbean heritage in the UK have either been a victim of domestic abuse or know a family member who has been assaulted

According to research by Sistah Space, 86% of women of African and/or Caribbean heritage in the UK have either been a victim of domestic abuse or know a family member who has been assaulted. However, only 57% of victims said they would report the abuse to the police. For more information on their research and their … Continue reading “Research findings – Sistah Space – 86% of women of African and/or Caribbean heritage in the UK have either been a victim of domestic abuse or know a family member who has been assaulted”

Job Vacancy – Rochdale Womens Welfare Association – VAWG Development Worker

Job Title: VAWG Development WorkerSalary/ Rate: £10,296 per annum (£11.00 per hr)Location: RochdaleClosing Date: 24th September, 2021Hours: 18 hours per week. Evening work may be required. JOB TITLE: VAWG Development Worker FIXED TERM: October 2021 to September 2022 Salary: £10,296 per annum (£11.00 per hr) Holidays: 25 days per year including public holidays Hours of … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Rochdale Womens Welfare Association – VAWG Development Worker”

Job Vacancy – Rochdale Womens Welfare Association – VAWG Advocacy Worker

Job Title: VAWG Advocacy WorkerSalary/ Rate: £15,600 per annumLocation: RochdaleClosing Date: 24th September, 2021Hours: 25 hours/week Monday – Thursday Rochdale Women’s Welfare is a Specialist Support Services are seeking to engage a creative, dedicated and multilingual (ideally Urdu/Punjabi or Urdu/Bengali) VAWG Advocacy Worker. You will provide high quality multi-lingual information, advice, support and advocacy work … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Rochdale Womens Welfare Association – VAWG Advocacy Worker”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Senior Housing Worker

Job Title: Senior Housing WorkerSalary/ Rate: £22,077 (£11,038.50 pro-rata) per annumLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: Midday, 22nd October 2021Hours: 17.5 hours per week (35 hours per week also considered but will involve an increased caseload) About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Senior Housing Worker”

News – The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) – Police chief appointed to tackle violence against women and girls

Police chief appointed to tackle violence against women and girls The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has today announced that Deputy Chief Constable Maggie Blyth has been appointed as the National Police Lead for Violence Against Women and Girls, to coordinate police action across England and Wales. Maggie will be responsible for agreeing and delivering … Continue reading “News – The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) – Police chief appointed to tackle violence against women and girls”

Job Vacancy – Greater Manchester Rape Crisis – Trauma Informed Sessional Therapist

Job Title: Trauma Informed Sessional TherapistSalary/ Rate: £28 per session, including admin timeLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: 5pm, 8th October 2021Hours: 10 to 15 hours per week We have a new opportunity to work for Greater Manchester Rape Crisis. We are looking for a Trauma informed Sessional Therapist to join our friendly and supportive team of … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Greater Manchester Rape Crisis – Trauma Informed Sessional Therapist”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Children and Families Therapeutic Intervention Worker

Job Title: Children and Families Therapeutic Intervention WorkerSalary/ Rate: £23,868 per annumLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: midnight, 5th October 2021Hours: 35 hours per week (will also consider 17.5) About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery by … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Children and Families Therapeutic Intervention Worker”

Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Emerge Worker

Job Title: Emerge WorkerSalary/ Rate: £21,077 per annumLocation: Greater ManchesterClosing Date: 5pm, 6th October 2021Hours: 35 per week on a rota covering the hours of 09.00 – 20.00 About us: PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. We assist recovery … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Emerge Worker”

Job Vacancy – Manchester Metropolitan University – Research Associate (Gender-Based Violence)

Job Title: Research Associate (Gender-Based Violence)Salary/ Rate: Grade 7 (£30,942 to £34,804)Location: Manchester Birley CampusClosing Date: 23 September 2021Hours: 35 hours per week Duration: Fixed Term: 2 years from time of appointment (Job share also available) This is a unique opportunity to develop your work in the field of gender-based violence. The post is based in … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Manchester Metropolitan University – Research Associate (Gender-Based Violence)”

Event – Gill Hague – History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement

Come and join us online in this live streamed event to celebrate the history of the struggle against domestic violence since the 1960s in the UK and internationally. The event will launch the unique new book, ‘History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement: We’ve come further than you think ‘ by Gill Hague, and discuss the women’s … Continue reading “Event – Gill Hague – History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement”