Media

Do you need digital support?

There are lots of pro bono offers for digital and technical support being talked about on the internet, on social channels, on online networks. Womens' Resource Centre want to see if we can harness that for you. If you think your charity needs such help for digital and tech through this urgent time due to Covid-19, we want to know what that is. We hope but do not guarantee that we will be able to access such support for you.

Tell us what you need by contacting hannah@wrc.org.uk 

Were you at Greenham Common?

ie ie productions are making a documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of the march to Greenham Common.

"We want our kids and grandkids to know why Greenham Peace Camp was so important. We'd love to hear from you!

We're collecting the incredible untold stories from the time - and never seen before photos and film footage."

Do yu have any hidden gems? You can get in touch with us here: greenhamcommonfilm@gmail.com 

 

Nominations for the 2020 Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards) are now open

As a Founding Partner, everywoman has supported the Awards since it's launch seven years ago. Since then, the Awards have gone from strength to strength and is still the only premium awards ceremony that recognises, celebrates and platforms black business excellence in the UK. Designed to transcend stereotypes, the BBBAwards highlights the financial contribution made by black professionals to the UK economy covering in a range of creative, corporate and tech-based industries – and we look forward to shining a light on this year’s talented individuals!
 

Request from North Tyneside Labour Party Women's Forum for BAME contributors to IWD film

North Tyneside Labour Part Women's Forum member Michelle Fox has volunteered to make a short film for an International Women's Day event to be hosted in North Tyneside about the challenges facing women (including LGBTQ+) and how we, as activists, can help and support them to tackle and overcome these challenges. 

UK Somalis 'racially profiled' over FGM

Parents are wrongly being arrested and having their children taken into care due to the stigma around female genital mutilation (FGM), members of the UK Somali community have told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. They say figures suggesting tens of thousands of girls are at risk in the UK are inaccurate.

"Social services with the police came to the house, removed our children and arrested my wife. We didn't know what the allegations were - nobody said anything, nobody asked us anything, it was just really a shock," said Yusef - not his real name.

Safe staffing and equality have been an issue since the start

 A new exhibition charts the history of nursing from the Nurses Registration Act to modern-day.

In the centenary year of nurse registration, a new exhibition charts the history of the journey from the Nurses Registration Act in 1919 through to the modern-day. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) was just three years old when registration first happened and securing this had been part of its founding ambitions.

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