Making the domestic abuse bill work for survivors - Women's Aid

Currently, the domestic abuse bill is silent on this issue of unsafe family courts and child contact.This is where we come in.

Our Child First campaign is calling for the bill to deliver safe child contact arrangements for children in cases of domestic abuse, and new protections to make the family courts safer for survivors. We keep survivors at the heart of our work and campaign to ensure their voices are heard. Read more about our work on the domestic abuse bill and keeping children safe below.

UK Parliament's Bullying Problem

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the new leader of the House of Commons, promises ‘kindliness and generosity’ when dealing with harassment.

Global Fund for Women expands young women's leadership programme to East Africa

With funding support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we have expanded the Young Women’s Leadership Initiative to East Africa–in Kenya and Tanzania. Global Fund for Women is working with 40 young women from 20 women’s rights organizations across Kenya and Tanzania, to strengthen their leadership and support them as they create and implement their own community projects to create social change. The initiative in East Africa is currently in its first year, and Global Fund for Women will be tracking the initiative’s progress.

The future is ours: Women, automation and equality in the digital age

Automation will produce significant productivity gains that will reshape specific sectors and occupations. These gains are likely to be recirculated, with jobs reallocated rather than eliminated, economic output increased, and new sources of wealth created. The problem is likely to be one of how income and wealth are distributed. Automation could create a ‘paradox of plenty’: society would be far richer in aggregate, but, for many individuals and communities, technological change could reinforce inequalities of power and reward.

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor - Changing Lives

Temporary, part time post, based in Newcastle, fixed salary £17,367. Deadline: Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 

Do you hold an NVQ level 3 in Social Care or equivalent appropriate qualification? Do you hold an ISVA/ IDVA qualification or willingness to complete qualification? Do you have experience working within a multi-agency and legislative framework - attending and providing reports to multi-agency meetings? Do you have experience working with vulnerable people, including victims of sexual and domestic abuse? Do you have experience of managing a caseload?

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