Click here for statistics on the cases reported to the Forced Marriage Unit through its public helpline and email inbox during calendar year 2021.
https://manchester.ssboxoffice.com/events/on-me/ Event Details Seven Oaks Pub Wed 27th Jul – Sat 30th Jul 15:00,19:30 60 mins £10.50 DTKManc DangerousToKnow Shona and Christian are performing in a “gritty” re-enactment for a true crime documentary. Shona plays the ex-partner of a violent sex offender and murderer. Christian plays the sex offender and murderer. As the two actors … Continue reading “Event – Theatre – On Me”
Liz Truss has vowed to crack down on violence against women by introducing a new law to criminalise street harassment and a national domestic abuse register to protect victims at home. The Tory leadership candidate pledged to do more to make Britain’s streets safer for women after the nation was “shocked” by a series of high-profile cases over the past two … Continue reading “News – Politics – I’ll make streets safe for women, vows Liz Truss”
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/jul/26/labour-fast-track-rape-domestic-violence-cases-courts Rape and domestic violence cases will be fast-tracked through the courts under a Labour government so that no victim has to wait more than a year for justice, Keir Starmer has pledged. In an interview with the Guardian, the Labour leader said Boris Johnson had made no progress tackling gender-based violence during his premiership because of his “appalling” … Continue reading “News – Politics – Labour pledges to fast-track rape and domestic violence cases through courts”
https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgydwj/british-army-sexual-assault A record number of teenage girls under the age of 18 serving in the British military have reported being sexually assaulted and raped while training in the last year, VICE World News can reveal. The revelations come as the British Armed Forces actively seeks to recruit more women into its ranks, advertising enticing careers … Continue reading “News – VICE World News – Teenage Girls Serving in British Army Report Record Levels of Sexual Assault”
Date of Event: Thursday, August 18th 2022 Time of Event: 9:30 AM — 1:20 PM Place of Event: Webinar Key Speakers: Nusrat Ghani MP, Member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security Ibrahim Ismail & Hodan Osman, Development Manager & Project Co-ordinator at Bolton Solidarity Community Association Dr Deborah Hodes, Consultant Community Paediatrician at University College London Hospitals Kate Agha, CEO and … Continue reading “Webinar – Public Policy Update – Protecting Women and Girls in the UK from Female Genital Mutilation:Taking Action to Tackle a Global Problem at Home and Abroad”
Click for the national statement of expectations and commissioning toolkit provide guidance on how to commission effective services to tackle violence against women and girls.
Keynote speaker: Professor Sherry Hamby, University of the South, U.S.A The Keys to Preventing Harm & Abuse: Less Admonishment & MoreStrengths-Building The Programme will include:• The latest research from the Connect Centre team• Research on effective interventions from other UK researchers• Opportunities to network with other practitioners, researchers,students and commissioners Cost: £40 practitioners & undergraduate … Continue reading “Event – Connect Centre Conference – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse”
Job Title: Emerge-based Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIWSalary/ Rate: £24,832 per annumLocation: ManchesterClosing Date: 12 noon, 15th August 2022Hours: 17.5 or 35 hours per week – 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 … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Emerge-based Children and Young People (CYP) Therapeutic Intervention Worker (TIW”
Job Title: Business Support Officer Salary/ Rate: £19,178 per annumLocation: ManchesterClosing Date: 9am, 15th August 2022Hours: 35 hours per week About us: The Pankhurst Trust brings together Manchester Women’s Aid and the Pankhurst Centre. We work together to ensure the story of the women who won the vote continues to inspire us all to challenge gender inequality, and to … Continue reading “Job Vacancy – The Pankhurst Trust Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid – Business Support Officer”