Confidently Me

27 Apr 2018 - 10:00
William Elder Building, Berwick-upon-Tweed

The Pilgrim Trust's Social Welfare funding targets women

The Pilgrim Trust funds smaller charities, with the aim of improving the life chances of vulnerable women and girls, and their interest is in supporting early interventions that address their needs before these become too deep-seated.

Justice: Decision to release John Worboys overturned

On 28th March 2018, The High Court overturned the Parole Board decision to release serial rapist and sexual offender John Worboys. The Parole Board has been ordered to carry out a 'fresh determination' in the case, and Worboys will remain in prison pending the outcome. Giving judgment, Sir Brian Leveson, Mr Justice Jay and Mr Justice Garnham said that the Parole Board should have undertaken "further inquiry into the circumstances of his offending".

Students' experience of sexual violence

National consultation into the sexual assault and harassment experienced or witnessed by students and graduates from universities across the UK. Consultation conducted by Revolt Sexual Assault and The Student Room, generating a final sample of 4,491 students and recent graduates across 153 di erent institutions. 

Domestic Abuse Good Practice Briefing

AVA has published a good practice briefing in response Government’s ‘Transforming the response to Domestic Abuse’ consultation, launched on 8 March. The briefing, published on behalf of the Ascent London VAWG Consortium, can be used as a resource to support services to respond to the consultation. It provides details of the consultation’s key proposals as well as points for consideration, building on the conversations held at AVA’s Domestic Abuse Bill seminar

Jobs: Changing Lives

Changing Lives is recruiting for a Co-Production Worker (Full time, temporary contract, £22,633.00 - £24,571.00) to join the Fulfilling Lives Programme in Newcastle and Gateshead. Reporting to the Systems Change Lead, you will be jointly responsible for the development and co-ordination of the programme's established 'Experts by Experience' network, including recruitment of members of the group and managing apprentices / volunteers. As a Women's Co-Production Worker, you will focus on increasing the voice of women experiencing multiple-c


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