Book Launch – Bekhal Mahmod – No Safe Place: Murdered by Our Father

“Honour has nothing to do with it at all.” https://bit.ly/3xLtOWZ Bekhal Mahmod made legal history & helped bring her father, uncle & 3 other men to justice for the murder of her beloved sister, Banaz. Bakhal is campaigning with Southall Black Sisters for Banaz’s law, which would make misogynistic cultural or religious defences aggravating, not … Continue reading “Book Launch – Bekhal Mahmod – No Safe Place: Murdered by Our Father”

Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Family Support Worker

Job Title: Family Support Worker Salary/ Rate: £10.52 per hourLocation: BoltonClosing Date: Midnight, Wednesday 6th July 2022Hours: 35 hours per week Do you have an empathic personality and want to work in a challenging but rewarding field? If you have a passion for working within the domestic abuse sector, Fortalice has an exciting opportunity to recruit a Family Support Worker … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Family Support Worker”

Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Children’s Worker Early Years

Job Title: Children’s Worker Early YearsSalary/ Rate: £9.54 per hourLocation: BoltonClosing Date: Midnight, 27th July 2022Hours: 20-25 hours per week Background Information Fortalice was established in 1977 to provide emergency accommodation and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse within their own homes. The organisation has expanded over the past years and now provides a wide range of services … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Fortalice – Children’s Worker Early Years”

Job Vacancy – Fortalice – IDVA

Job Title: IDVASalary/ Rate: £12.10 per hourLocation: Community-based – Bolton Closing Date: Midnight, 18th July 2022Hours: 37 hours per week / 17.5 hours per week 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 join our highly experienced team. … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – Fortalice – IDVA”

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

Job Title: IDVASalary/ Rate: £24,832 per annumLocation: ManchesterClosing Date: Midnight, 18th July 2022Hours: 35 hours per week (part-time role [17.5 hours] also available) 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 providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – IDVA”

Book Launch – Nicola Sharp-Jeffs – Understanding and Responding to Economic Abuse

Despite being recognised by victim-survivors as a tactic used by abusers, economic abuse has received little attention in research, policy, or practice. Written by an internationally recognised expert on economic abuse, this powerful book provides a crucial validation of the lived experience of victim-survivors, and highlights the urgent need to develop effective responses to the … Continue reading “Book Launch – Nicola Sharp-Jeffs – Understanding and Responding to Economic Abuse”

Research – City University of London – England-wide study first to show link between intimate partner violence, self-harm and suicidality in both men and women

Study shows that intimate partner violence is strongly associated with self-harm and suicidality in both men and women, and across all adult ages in England. Published in The Lancet Psychiatry, a new study is the first to show that intimate partner violence (IPV) is strongly associated with self-harm and suicidality in both men and women, and … Continue reading “Research – City University of London – England-wide study first to show link between intimate partner violence, self-harm and suicidality in both men and women”

News – Could an Algorithm Help Tackle Online Gender Abuse?

Despite the epidemic of abuse facing women and non-binary people, identifying and defining it can be difficult. Researchers at the National Robotarium have received £1 million in funding to help develop advanced ‘machine learning’ algorithms to improve the detection, intervention, and prevention of online gender-based abuse. The funding came from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) … Continue reading “News – Could an Algorithm Help Tackle Online Gender Abuse?”