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Inside Out feature on safety and justice for migrant women

On 24th Feb Inside Out NE and Cumbria Documentary featured the safety and protection for migrant women without recourse to funds. The feature includes commentary from Rosie Lewis of the Angelou Centre and Chi Onwurah, Newcastle Central MP. The item is 10 mins into the programme which can be downloaded at:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000ft71/inside-out-north-east-and-cumbria-24022020

Women's End2End Relay

Love Her Wild is launching our most exciting adventure yet…. Women’s End2End; a hiking relay stretching the length of the UK. And we need your help! 

Starting 1st April in Land’s End, the Women’s End2End relay will finish 74 days later in John O’Groats. Hundreds of women from across the UK will come together to help carry the baton across 2,028km and over 36.970m of elevation.

All money raised from the relay will go to The Woodland Trust to help protect UK’s wild spaces.

What Next for Activate

The Activate Team plan to follow up on their North East launch events in Middlesbrough and Newcastle. 

"We hope the events provided you with a source of energy - energy that we’d love for you to channel into Activate! Help us champion female community activists to stand for office. Help us renew politics so that it is more reflective of the society we live in. It is time! Here are the things you can do to help:

Girls Speak Campaign

Every girl should be able to live her life free from inequality, poverty and violence.

But too often girls at the sharpest end of inequality are missing from the public debate about the issues young people face and services and policies are designed without them in mind. 

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.

16 Days programme Newcastle

The Violence Against Women and Girls services and organisations from across Newcastle work together to provide support and recovery services for women and girls who have experienced gendered violence.  During 16 Days of Activism 2019 we are also joining our voices to talk about the spectrum of violence women and girls experience throughout their lives.

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