Researching women and the justice system in the West End of Newcastle

Ana Speed is a solicitor and PhD student at Northumbria University. Her doctorate focusses on barriers women face engaging with the justice system. As part of this, she is carrying out a study into perceptions of access to justice for women in the West-End of Newcastle and the role that community and religious organisations play in supporting their female service users in legal disputes.

Smallwood Trust are recruiting a Board Member

The Smallwood Trust has been helping women out of poverty for more than a century. As they move towards their 135th anniversary in 2021 they are looking for additional board members who can help them accelerate their strategy to achieve a gender equal economy and society. Deadline to apply is March 8th 2020.  Find out more here.



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