Jobs: Victims First Northumbria

Victims First Northumbria is recruiting a Domestic Abuse and Criminal Justice System Liaison Worker (Full time, Fixed term/ Secondment up to 31/3/19, Grade and Salary: F, £24,240 to £26,535). Closing date: Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 17:00. As a Domestic Abuse and Criminal Justice System Liaison Worker with Victims First Northumbria you will be responsible for providing support to the police and domestic abuse workers to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded.

Women-only charities lose out in funding from tampon tax

Only two in 10 charities awarded funding from the government’s controversial tampon tax are specialist women’s organisations, despite a pledge to dedicate £15m a year raised from the levy to “women’s health and support charities”. Read the full piece on The Guardian website. 

Home Office funds University of Bristol research into prostitution

As part of efforts by the government and law enforcement to better understand the nature of prostitution and sex work, the University of Bristol has been granted £150,000 to carry out a new research project. It follows the Home Affairs Select Committee’s report on prostitution and will create an impartial evidence base covering the nature and prevalence of sex work in England and Wales.

18 May 2018 23.59 ~ Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme – Round 2 of Small Grants Fund – application deadline

Round 2 of Large Grants Fund will be open from 26 April 2018.

  • It will be for projects between £2,000 and £65,000.

About the Grant Scheme

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme is a £1.5 million government fund that will support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

The grant scheme has two types of funds:

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