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The Women's Budget Group is heading up a new Commission on a Gender-Equal Economy. Here are details of the first general call for evidence which your organisation might want to feed in to. Full details of the call from the WBG for evidence are below – the deadline is 31 March 2019.
Commission on a Gender-Equal Economy
GENERAL CALL FOR EVIDENCE
The Young Women’s Film Academy (YWFA) is unique in being the only dedicated film academy for young women in the UK, and is based in Newcastle. The YWFA includes both short-term outreach film projects working with young women in communities across the North East, as well as an on-going Saturday Club enabling young women aged 12 years and over the opportunity to be introduced and eventually well-skilled in filmmaking. The films produced are then used to highlight issues of oppression or difficulty to other young women in the region.
Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services supports adults and children who are living in terrifying and unpredictable circumstances. Over the past six months the charity has been fighting to keep the doors open, and has called on our communities for support. The response has been overwhelming.
Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services is recruiting:
A Way Out is looking to recruit to a Family Intervention Co-ordinator – Liberty (women with complex needs)– part time (22.5 hrs pw), £21,312 pro rata.
A report written by Heather Wakefield for Women’s Budget Group, Triple Whammy – the impact of local government cuts on Women explores the crisis that has been created by finding cuts to local government since 2010. The reports key findings include:
Rosa’s Voices From the Frontline grant programme is now open for applications. This fund supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK. It resources advocacy, campaigning and activists with lived experience of injustice and inequality – giving voice especially to women facing intersecting disadvantages including race, class, sexuality, disability, poverty or migration status.
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Eliminating discrimination against women (CEDAW)
The NEWomen's Network aims to strengthen the women's sector by encouraging collaboration between women's groups and by building alliances across other sectors. Read more »
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