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Jobs: Aspire

Aspire is recruiting a Marketing, Media and Communications Officer – National Lottery Community Fund: 10 hours per week, salary range £18 – 22k per annum (pro-rata). This part-time position will be responsible for producing and implementing a marketing, communication and public relation strategy primarily for The Supporting Sisters’ Programme, undertaking similar tasks in other areas of Aspire’s work as appropriate.

Female offending and brain injury: 62% reported they had sustained their brain injury through domestic violence

The Disabilities Trust, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London, has launched the results of the first study of its kind into brain injury in female offenders.  The report ‘Making the link: Female offenders and brain injury’ recommends a support pathway be put in place to manage the health, cognitive and behavioural issues which may impact on likelihood of reoffending.

International Women's Day at Beamish

Friday 8 and Sunday 10 March, 11am and 2pm each day, Beamish Museum, County Durham, DH9 0RG

There will be a chance to join in with Suffragette rallies in The 1900s Town at 11am and 2pm each day, as well as a chance to learn about the role of women in the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s in the different areas around the museum. The Pit Village school visitors can also make a rosette in suffragette colours and on Sunday 10 March, there will be the singing of women's songs.

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