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Event – The Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network – Domestic abuse and mental health webinar

The Connect Centre and the Violence and Mental Health Network are running a webinar jointly on domestic abuse and mental health on the Wednesday 29th September from 11.30am-1pm. Talks scheduled include: Mental health outcomes for survivors: Findings from an evaluation of community-based domestic abuse services – Dr Helen Richardson Foster, Connect Centre, UCLan Establishing the causal role of intimate partner … Continue reading “Event – The Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network – Domestic abuse and mental health webinar”

News – Jewish Women’s Aid – Government proposals will deter get-refusers

The chief executive of Jewish Women’s Aid has said that recognising get refusal as a form of domestic abuse will act as a deterrent to would-be refusers.  Naomi Dickson backed government proposals to include get refusal in statutory guidance to the Domestic Abuse Act passed earlier this year in her submission to a public consultation … Continue reading “News – Jewish Women’s Aid – Government proposals will deter get-refusers”

News – Women’s Aid – #DeserveToBeHeard Campaign

Women’s Aid’s new flagship campaign, Deserve To Be Heard, aims to ensure that the mental health needs of women, who are all too often not listened to and not believed, are heard and responded effectively. Survivor voice is at the heart of this campaign, and we will not be silenced until all women and children have access to the mental health support they deserve.     Our … Continue reading “News – Women’s Aid – #DeserveToBeHeard Campaign”

News – Black and Minoritised Women’s Fund – Applications for £10,000 grants are open

Applications for £10,000 grants are open. These grants are to help Black and minoritised women’s organisations, led-by-and-for women, which have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, to support women and girls, dealing with the impact of Covid-19. Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) are really keen to fund small organisations that have limited access to funds and … Continue reading “News – Black and Minoritised Women’s Fund – Applications for £10,000 grants are open”

Volunteer Opportunity – Families Against Violence (FAM) – Treasurer

FAM support principally Black and ethnic minority families in the Moss Side and surrounding areas of the city with the over-arching aim of helping to prevent young people getting sucked into anti-social behaviour, criminal activity, gangs and violence. FAM do this through providing mentoring, role-models, diversionary sports activities, safe spaces and pathways into training and … Continue reading “Volunteer Opportunity – Families Against Violence (FAM) – Treasurer”

Event – FiLiA Conference Registration – 16th-17th October 2021

Book your tickets today to participate in the largest annual feminist conference in Europe. Learn about global feminism and be inspired by the women who are taking down the patriarchy and challenging sex-based injustices across the world. Before you book, please review the covid policy which reflects the venue’s guidance. Note that children are welcome … Continue reading “Event – FiLiA Conference Registration – 16th-17th October 2021”

Report – HMICFRS – Police Should Change Approach to Using Protective Measures to Safeguard Women and Girls

The police do not always use protective measures effectively to safeguard women and girls, despite evidence of dedicated officers working to protect victims, a new report has found. A police super-complaint, submitted by the Centre for Women’s Justice, raised concerns that the police are failing to use protective measures – such as pre-charge bail with … Continue reading “Report – HMICFRS – Police Should Change Approach to Using Protective Measures to Safeguard Women and Girls”