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Cyber Stalking and Domestic Abuse training and Stalking and Harassment training

In light of a recent domestic homicide in Gateshead where cyber stalking and stalking & harassment were significant factors a number of ‘Cyber Stalking & Domestic Abuse’ & ‘Stalking & Harassment’ training sessions have been arranged. This training is aimed at professionals working with, or likely to come in to contact with victims/survivors of domestic abuse who live in Gateshead.

Research interview request

Nosheen Jawaid Khan has contacted NEWN / NEEVAWG with the following request:

I am a PhD student (2nd Year) from Newcastle University Business School
(NUBS), UK and doing research a gender studies topic. My research project
explores the role of external stakeholders (organisations) that aim to
enhance women progression in employment across different sectors.

IPSO: Dignity for Dead Women

Level Up has launched a campaign for a new Editor’s Code to uphold victims’ dignity in media reporting on domestic violence deaths. Responsible reporting can improve public understanding of domestic violence, help victims and their families seek justice and help women at risk access support. Sign the petition here. IPSO is the largest press governing body in the UK, and it's time they introduce guidelines on reporting domestic violence deaths:

Funding: Power Up

Comic Relief has launched Power Up, a funding opportunity focused on strengthening women’s and girls’ movements.The aim of this programme is to support a diverse range of women’s rights organisations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. Comic Relief wants to work with women and girl-led organisations, partnerships, consortia and women’s funds who are supporting women to have collective power, build movements and become change agents. This fund is for women and girl led organisations only. 

Sexual harassment at work: regulators need to take responsibilities more seriously

The Women and Equalities Committee wrote in July to ten regulatory and inspection bodies in sectors including healthcare, law, education and financial services, asking them to explain what they were doing to tackle workplace sexual harassment. The correspondence has been published following publication of the Committee’s report on sexual harassment in the workplace, which found that such harassment is widespread and commonplace, and which called for regulators to take a more active role in eradicating it. Read more

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