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Event – Connect Centre Conference – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse

CONNECT CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ON INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE AND HARM CONFERENCE – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse. Wednesday 5 October 2022 9.15 am. – 4.30 pm Preston Marriott Hotel, Preston Keynote speaker:Professor Sherry Hamby – University of the South, U.S.AThe Keys to Preventing Harm & Abuse: Less Admonishment & MoreStrengths-Building The … Continue reading “Event – Connect Centre Conference – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse”

Update – NESTAC – Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness – Summer 2022

NESTAC would like to raise your awareness around the risk of FGM during the summer holiday, which is a high prevalence period for the practice ofFGM. Coincidently, during the period of 29th July and the 7th of August 2022, Dr Syedna Mufaddal Salfuddin, Head priest of the Dawoodi Bohrafaith, visits London to perform the Moharam … Continue reading “Update – NESTAC – Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Awareness – Summer 2022”

News – Eight in ten sexual violence victims seeking support diagnosed with psychiatric disorder

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/sexual-violence-psychiatric-disorder-report-b2135605.html Around eight in ten women seeking support after experiencing sexual violence were formally diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, according to a new report. The research, by Victim Focus, which campaigns for trauma-informed responses to rape, found women were still likely to be given psychiatric diagnoses even if they stated they did not deem themselves mentally ill but were traumatised by … Continue reading “News – Eight in ten sexual violence victims seeking support diagnosed with psychiatric disorder”

News – Women’s Aid – Abusers using cost of living crisis as ‘a tool for coercive control’

Abusers are using the cost of living crisis and concerns over financial hardship as a tool for coercive control, according to new research. Women’s Aid says this lack of financial stability has prevented almost three-quarters of domestic abuse survivors from leaving their abuser. Farah Nazeer, chief executive of Women’s Aid said the current cost of … Continue reading “News – Women’s Aid – Abusers using cost of living crisis as ‘a tool for coercive control’”

News – Dermalogica partners with anti-domestic abuse initiative Shear Haven

https://cosmeticsbusiness.com/news/article_page/Dermalogica_partners_with_anti-domestic_abuse_initiative_Shear_Haven/202672 Dermalogica’s skin care therapists will be trained to spot signs of domestic abuse, as well as how to respond appropriately. Dermalogica has partnered with Shear Haven, an initiative which provides domestic violence education to beauty professionals and salons. The skin care brand aims to increase the number of its therapists who are able to … Continue reading “News – Dermalogica partners with anti-domestic abuse initiative Shear Haven”

Event – Centre for Gender and Violence Research, School for Policy Studies, UoB – The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change-Early Intervention Focus

Date and time: Mon, 12 September 2022 – 09:00 – 13:00 BST Location: Wills Hall, Parrys Lane, Stoke Bishop. BS9 1AE The OSSPC project has focused on capacity building work around early intervention with domestic abuse perpetrators. About this event The OSSPC project has been a 2.5 year European Commission funded project which has focused … Continue reading “Event – Centre for Gender and Violence Research, School for Policy Studies, UoB – The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change-Early Intervention Focus”

Volunteering Opportunity – TRC

TRC are going to be holding Information Cafes in September and October where you can find out more details on volunteering with them. If you have any questions, email recruitment@traffordrapecrisis.com. Closing date – 5th September Please note, female applicants only.

Job Vacancy – Fortalice – IDVA

Job Title: IDVASalary/ Rate: £12.34 per hourLocation: Bolton and local communityClosing Date: 2pm, Tuesday 16th August 2022Hours: 1 x Part-time (17.5 hours) and 1 x Full-time (37 hours) available Do you have a resilient and empathetic personality and a genuine passion for supporting people? We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a full time and part time IDVA to … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Fortalice – IDVA”

Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Children’s and Young People’s Project Worker

Job Title: Children’s and Young People’s Project WorkerSalary/ Rate: £11.73 per hourLocation: Bolton and local communityClosing Date: 2pm, Tuesday 16th August 2022Hours: Various part-time and full-time hours available Due to exciting new funding opportunities and the expansion of our children and young people’s services, Fortalice is looking to recruit specialist workers to support children and young people recovering from … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Children’s and Young People’s Project Worker”

Nominations open – Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize and Centre for Women’s Justice Award 2022

https://emmahumphreys.org/nominate/ Nominations are now open for the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize and Centre for Women’s Justice Award 2022! The closing date for nominations is Friday 16th September. We all know many incredible women who deserve recognition for the work they do to end violence against women and girls.  Please take time to nominate an amazing woman or … Continue reading “Nominations open – Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize and Centre for Women’s Justice Award 2022”