FLOWS – Finding Legal Options for Women in the North East

FLOWS – Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors is delivered by the Family Team of RCJ Advice, in partnership with Rights of Women. We can provide advice about the legal options available. Please make contact if you are a front line worker or if you are a domestic abuse survivor. 


Poverty and Inequality - Join the APLE Collective

Join the APLE Collective in trying to light the UK map up on October 17th - the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The APLE Collective are asking organisations and individuals to stand up together and have a visible show of solidarity on this date. They want to promote the fantastic work going on and talk about proposed solutions - raising awareness of the need to eradicate poverty on a local and national level.

Female Services Development and Delivery Coordinator at WHiST

Funded until end March 2020
In line with the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9 Women’s Health in South Tyneside are seeking to appoint a female Services Development and Delivery Coordinator 17.5 hrs a week.
We encourage women from underrepresented groups to apply for this post.

New domestic abuse laws in Scotland: More than 400 crimes recorded

More than 400 crimes have been recorded by Police Scotland in the first three months after a new domestic abuse law was introduced. The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act criminalises the "coercive and controlling behaviours" of offenders. It created a single offence, carrying a maximum 14-year sentence, covering psychological, financial or sexual abuse. So far, 190 cases have been reported to the Crown Office with 13 convictions.


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