Coronavirus Diaries

Fawcett Society has invited women to share their experiences of how coronavirus is impacting them through the keeping of a weekly journal! Read more on the coronavirus diaries here and here

Centenary Action Group

The Centenary Action Group are a coalition of over 100+ women’s rights organisations and activists who are #stillmarching for women’s right to take part in decisions that affect their lives. Their main aims are for:

  • Greater women’s political participation and leadership
  • An end of violence and abuse against all women, including those in politics
  • Targeted efforts to make political life more family-friendly

During this pandemic they submitted evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee on the impact of Covid19 on women.

GLITCH

Glitch is a small ambitious charity that exists to end online abuse. It was established in 2017 by activist and former politician Seyi Akiwowo, after she faced horrendous online abuse when a video of her speech at the European Parliament went viral. Glitch aims to bring an end to online abuse by championing digital citizenship through advocacy, training and campaigns.

ATD Fourth World - Racism, Poverty and Human Rights

An interview by ATD Fourth World (All Together in Dignity) with three of its members to share their experiences of poverty and their thoughts on the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Read the interview here

Cupcakes for Breakfast - Is that what poverty looks like?

Davine takes us through her life so far, touching on her experiences as a mother, a dedicated volunteer in Manchester, and a user of the social security system, asking why there is not equal access to the systems and structures that are supposed to protect us all from harm.  

Potentially game changing Legal Challenge to the Legal aid DA means test

Fitzgerald Solicitors went to the high court to challenge the financial eligibility, or means rules that prevent so many women getting access to free legal support to protect themselves and their children from abuse, even when in terms of their income, they qualify for legal aid.

Trustee - Wearside Women in Need

Application deadline: Sunday, 16 August, 2020 - 16:30 

WWiN is a dynamic Sunderland-based organisation with expert, dedicated staff and a highly engaged and strategic Board. We are looking to recruit new trustees to join the Board as we embark on an exciting period of development, opening new services and implementing community-wide approaches to tackling domestic abuse.

Sexual Exploitation Caseworker - A Way Out

Tuesday, 16 June, 2020 - 17:00 Based: Stockton Fixed Salary £22,923 Per Annum Employer: A Way Out

Sexual Exploitation Caseworker, full time (37.5 hrs pw), salary £22,923

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