General Election Countdown - Women's Budget Group

We have a few days left before the General Election...

The last few weeks have consisted of a flurry of manifesto announcements from different parties and if you wondered about what this means for women then look no further...we have been busy ensuring that the coverage of vital issues surrounding the election have a gendered perspective. 

British women ‘being forced into polygamous relationships’ because law lets them down, campaigners say

‘The government is always perfectly happy to relegate minority women to kangaroo courts and faith-based parallel legal systems’  Maya OppenheimWomen’s Correspondent, The Independent

British women are increasingly being pressured into polygamous relationships or left without child support when relationships break up because UK law does not offer adequate protection to spouses in religious marriages, campaigners have warned.

Aspire - Female Paid Sessional Tutors Wanted to Start January 2020

Location: Aspire House, Chester le Street, NE3 3A

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to lifelong learning and be ready to build the skills, confidence and knowledge of women through the delivery of inclusive and engaging teaching and learning.

LGBTQ Advocacy Survey

Connected Voice Advocacy would appreciate your help to evidence need for LGBTQ+ Independent Advocacy support in health and social care. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that LGBTQ+ people experience discrimination and inequality but very little evidence about what works to address this.
We have produced a short survey to help us gain some information about experiences of LGBTQ people in accessing health and social care.
Please circulate amongst your LGBTQ+ networks:


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