EVAW: Draft response to Government RSE consultation

The Government consultation on Relationship and Sex Education is open until 7th November 2018. The End Violence Against Women Coalition has published a detailed draft response to the consultation, which they believe is ‘woefully inadequate – it is not what was promised – it gives a green light to schools to pick and choose what they will cover – and it is not solid enough on the different forms of violence against women and girls and their connection to women’s inequality.’

Making Places Work for Women

Agenda has launched a new research Making Places Work for Women, which explores how place-based systems change can work for women in local areas. Authored by the Point People for Agenda and funded by Lankelly Chase, the discussion paper calls on local leaders to work together better to help support the most disadvantaged women.

Report: The Bullying and Harassment of House of Commons Staff

Dame Laura Cox, who chaired The Fawcett Society’s Sex Discrimination Law Review earlier this year, has published a report on bullying and sexual harassment among House of Commons staff. It describes how 'bullying, harassment and sexual harassment have been able to thrive and have long been tolerated and concealed' in 'a culture, cascading from the top down, of deference, subservience, acquiescence and silence.' This comprehensive, damning report reveals that the culture of Westminster needs nothing short of transformational change.

Working Together to Prevent Domestic Abuse Among 16 to 24 Year Olds

Friday 9 November in Middlesbrough, Tuesday 13 November in North Tyneside, Monday 26 November in Sunderland, all 9.30am to 12.30pm. These workshops in November as part of a North East research project on domestic abuse prevention in 16-24 year olds. This age group experiences high rates of domestic abuse according to local and national data and therefore there is a need to prevent and educate from an earlier age. Domestic Abuse is a challenging social problem and this study is focused on getting research into practice.
 

Experiences Shared

The Truth Project has published an online anthology dedicated to the experiences of victims and survivors of child sexual abuse in England and Wales. 

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