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Jobs: Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

The board of Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland are now seeking to recruit a new Chairwoman to support the continued ambition of the charity in changing the lives of more women and girls. This is a Trustee (unpaid) position. 

Life-Changing & Life-Saving: Funding for the women’s sector

This is a report about the status of funding for the women’s sector. It sets out the case for specialist women’s organisations, identifies their current sources
of funding and explores the challenges that they face in terms of financial sustainability. The report explores recent changes in the funding landscape for voluntary organisations, including the shi to commissioning of services, the impact of austerity on the demand for support services and on funding available, and the likely impact that Brexit is going to have on the women’s sector. 

Bill bans ‘abhorrent’ quizzing of domestic abuse victims in court - bill published 21st Jan

Landmark draft legislation to be introduced also includes measures to raise awareness and support survivors. Domestic abusers will no longer be able to cross-examine their former partners in family courts under a comprehensive government package of reforms to tackle the issue. The landmark draft domestic abuse bill, published on 21st January after an 18-month delay, will prevent victims from being subjected to the “abhorrent pract

Last chance to see Represent! Voices 100 Years On exhibition – ends Sunday 3 February

Don’t miss your chance to see this crowdsourced exhibition reflecting on those who campaigned for better representation in the past; most famously the suffragists and the militant suffragettes.  This Family Friendly exhibition questions how far we have really come in 100 years, giving a platform to individuals and communities who are still fighting to make their voices heard today.  Listen to our six part 


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