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Special programme of support for women whose busness have been affected due to Covid19 with the Millin Charity

The Millin Charity is thrilled to have received funds from the NET Coronavirus Appeal Fund at the Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Community Foundation to support local women whose businesses or start-ups have been affected or disrupted by Covid-19.

This programme will offer a range of specialist support over the next few months including one-to-one advice and specially tailored workshops. More information will be coming soon, but just wanted to let you know about some of the first response workshops we have booked in.

Police forces approach to digital downloads is unlawful’ – response to UK ICO report – Centre for Women’s Justice

A report published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office found that police forces are routinely processing ‘potentially excessive’ sensitive personal data belonging to members of the public from mobile phones in the course of criminal investigations.

WRC Statement on Racism and the Global Movement for Change

To be a feminist, you must be anti-racist. Liberation for only some, is not liberation.

The events of the past few weeks following the murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers have sparked an unprecedented global uprising against racism and collective demand to defund the police and fund our communities.

At WRC, we are committed to feminism and anti-racism being at the heart of everything we do. 

Centenary Action Group

The Centenary Action Group are a coalition of over 100+ women’s rights organisations and activists who are #stillmarching for women’s right to take part in decisions that affect their lives. Their main aims are for:

  • Greater women’s political participation and leadership
  • An end of violence and abuse against all women, including those in politics
  • Targeted efforts to make political life more family-friendly

During this pandemic they submitted evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee on the impact of Covid19 on women.

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