Diversity and difference

Stop companies using non disclosure agreements to silence staff – Pregnant Then Screwed Petition

To Theresa May and the government,

Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are being used by powerful employers to cover up the appalling treatment of some of their staff. Companies can use them regularly to hide issues like sexual harassment, racism, and pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Employees are being subjected to vile treatment, they’re then paid a sum of money and forced to sign an agreement which will gag them from speaking publicly about what happened.

NEWN/NEEVAWG E-bulletin survey

North East Women's Network want to ensure that the e-bulletin is working as well as possible for subscribers, and we would appreciate your feedback on what kind of items you are most interested in, whether you would like more local information, and whether you would like to contribute in some way. Thank you for taking part in this short and simple survey.

Life-Changing & Life-Saving: Funding for the women’s sector

This is a report about the status of funding for the women’s sector. It sets out the case for specialist women’s organisations, identifies their current sources
of funding and explores the challenges that they face in terms of financial sustainability. The report explores recent changes in the funding landscape for voluntary organisations, including the shi to commissioning of services, the impact of austerity on the demand for support services and on funding available, and the likely impact that Brexit is going to have on the women’s sector. 

A few spaces left on RCTN bus to Million Women Rise 2019

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) are organising a return trip to join the Million Women Rise march in London on Saturday 9th March. We will join the march to Trafalgar Square for the Women's Rally, calling for a women's right to be free from violence and fear. 

Coach departure point: Berwick Street, opposite Newcastle Central Station, 6am (we are also picking up at Durham services, please contact us if you would like to join us at Durham)

Return journey will get us back to Newcastle at 11:30pm.

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