Revenge porn amendment proposed - support needed now

Last month the Women's Equality Party launched its e-Quality campaign to protect women’s rights online. Using the hashtag #CtrlAltDelete it spoke out about the ways in which cyber abuse is controlling, modifying and excluding women’s voices from online discussion. It now wants to put its proposals into law.

Griffin Society publishes research around women and criminal justice

In the last few weeks, the Griffins Society has published four new pieces of research by Griffins fellows:  Probation Officers accounts of practice with women convicted of intimate partner violence towards men (Gareth Hole);  Losing my voice - a study of the barriers and facilitators to disclosure for sex-working women in residential drug treatment (Kirsty Tate); Time after time - a study of women's transitions from custody (Jean O'Neill): Prison as a place of safety for women with complex health needs (Tamara Pattinson).

Transform your website

The Transform Foundation has launched a new funding programme to help charities develop an effective web presence. In collaboration with Raising IT, the £18,000 funding package includes

•a website

•a digital engagement focused strategy

•measurement built in to help the charity track results

 Grants are aimed at small to medium-sized charities and other not for profit organisations with a social mission. The grant covers the upfront costs; organisations will need to fund ongoing costs.

Do You See Her? Short film about older women and domestic abuse

Women’s Aid and leading production company Ridley Scott Associates and have joined forces to make ‘Do You See Her’, a short film about older women and domestic abuse. The film stars Anne-Marie Duff (Suffragette, Shameless), Phil Davis (Quadrophenia, Whitechapel) and Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses). Louiza Patikas, who plays domestic abuse victim Helen in BBC Radio 4’s The Archers, provides the voiceover. It was directed by Paul Andrew Williams (Murdered By My Boyfriend, London to Brighton).


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