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In Her Own Way

Eleanor Lisney is looking for support for In Her Own Way, a book aimed at encouraging young women to aim high, whatever it may mean for them personally.

"Each of us is writing a chapter in the book and mine is about the journey of being a disabled women of colour. I am very excited to be able to share my experiences in a way that might benefit someone else.

You can help me do this by pledging to buy a copy of the book here: https://unbound.com/books/in-her-own-way/

Smart Works Newcastle

Smart Works has brought its award-winning service to the North-East to set more women up for interview success. Smart Works Newcastle opened in April 2018 and is need of clothing donations, volunteers and supporter partnerships. Details on how you can support the organisation can be found at smartworks.org.uk

 

Riverside looking for trustee

Riverside is managed by committed Board of Trustees and we are looking for new people to join our committee. In particular we are looking for someone with a background in finance. We welcome interest from those who use our services as well as those who are interested in furthering our work; through contributing to the management and development of our Charity.

  • Organisation - Riverside Community Health Project
  • Job type - Other
  • Hours - 12 hrs per year
  • Salary - N/A
  • Closing date - 31 July 2018

Universal Credit risks increasing women’s vulnerability to financial abuse

As Universal Credit continues to roll out nationally, women’s groups have published a new report, which raises concerns that Universal Credit payments which are paid into one bank account for everyone in the household, rather than individual accounts, risk giving more power to abusers in homes where women are domestic violence.

Women's Aid: Nowhere to turn 2018

Survivors of domestic abuse and their children are being forced to sleep rough as some local authority housing teams fail in their duty, findings from Women’s Aid’s latest report ‘Nowhere to turn 2018: Findings from the second year of the No Woman Turned Away project’ shows. The No Woman Turned Away project supported 264 women between 12th January 2017 and 11th January 2018 who were left with nowhere to turn at a time when they were at their most vulnerable. 

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