16 Days programme Newcastle

The Violence Against Women and Girls services and organisations from across Newcastle work together to provide support and recovery services for women and girls who have experienced gendered violence.  During 16 Days of Activism 2019 we are also joining our voices to talk about the spectrum of violence women and girls experience throughout their lives.

Aspire Supporting Sisters Interim Report

Aspire's Supporting Sisters project is entering its 4th year!

"Supporting Sisters has been funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund Women and Girls Initiative to enable “at risk” women to stay well, feel supported and get more from life. For the National Lottery’s 25th birthday, we are releasing our Interim Report to celebrate our work so far and look ahead to the final two years of the Supporting Sisters project.

Our Interim Report tracks the development of Aspire’s holistic, integrated support services and their impact on the lives of the women who use them.

Trustee vacancy RSACC

Application deadline: Friday, 20 December, 2019 - 12:00

The Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (RSACC) was established in 1993, we work to end rape and sexual violence by supporting and empowering women and girls in Darlington and County Durham. Each year we support over 750 survivors of sexual violence. We are a small independent charity with 14 staff and 30 volunteers. We are the only provider of specialist sexual violence services in Darlington and County Durham and commitment to ensuring survivors get the support they need.

Refuge Project Workers - various flexible posts

Part-time permanent posts based in Sunderland 

Salary Scale £18426 - £22462 pro Rata

Employer: Wearside Women in Need

21 – 37.5 hours

Pay scale SCP 4 -14 (depending on experience)

Could you provide quality advice and guidance to women and their children living in the refuge in the community?  Posts include out of hours cover, sleepovers and various shift work.

More young women than ever now call themselves feminists – Young Women’s Trust

Nearly 70 percent of young women aged 18-24 call themselves feminist and say that sexism is a major problem in the UK, according to new research by Young Women’s Trust.

The annual poll also revealed one in 10 young women took part in a protest or other form of activism in the last year, indicating a rise in civil and political protesting among those who feel ignored by decision makers.

Why Working with Girls and Young Women Matter

This research and findings were collated by organisations who work with and for young women nationally.  
Funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund - Womens and Girls Fund and we worked with CWASU, DMSS, The Tavistock Insitute 
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