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This report from Women's Aid and Queen Mary University of London looks at domestic abuse and child contact proceedings in the family courts through the lens of human rights. It is based on the testimonies of 72 women survivors living in England. It uncovers a glaring gender gap in the way human rights are used and understood in the family courts. It also highlights a clear lack of understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse, and new evidence of gender discrimination within the institutional culture of the courts.
Characteristics of women who have been victims of partner abuse, in support of the Sustainable Development Goal 5 and the aim to end violence against women and girls.
Here is the full text of the CEDAW (Convention for the Elmination of Discrimination against Women and Girls) Shadow report put together by the Women's Resource Centre
'Why Women 2018' provides current, robust evidence of the value and effectiveness of women’s organisations. It updates the original why women? campaign, which was launched in November 2006 to highlight the importance of women’s organisations. This research is for the benefit of policy and decision makers, funders, women’s organisations, and other interested audiences.
One in a series of infographics showing the situation for women in the NE and the value of women-only services.
One of a series of infographics showing the situation for women in the NE and the value of women-only services
One of a series of infographics showing the position of women in the North East and the value of women-only services.
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Women Today is a society where Black African Women in Tees Valley are empowered and enjoy their rights and are aware of all the services and help that are around them with support from whole communities so as to walk in the fullness of their potential.
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