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NEPACS Early Days in Custody Family Support Project Posts

‘Early Days in Custody’ Family Support Project

Application deadline: Sunday, 2 February, 2020 - 00:00

Based: Durham Fixed

FT Project Co-ordinator - £28,050 per annum

Family Support Worker(s) Salary £24,823 Pro Rata

1 post 37.5 hours based at HMP Durham

1 post 18.75 hours based at Low Newton   

Funded by the National Lottery Communities Fund until March 2023

Nepacs is a regional charity which supports positive futures for prisoners and their families. 

Sisters Doing It For Themselves

The Women’s Voluntary and Community Sector (WVCS) grew out of the Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020. The contribution of the WVCS in advancing women’s rights is largely undocumented.  Many of the women who were involved in setting up women’s organisations and campaigning for change are now in their late 50s and 60s. Their struggles and achievements have remained largely invisible. 

Job Vacancy - Women First Lead Finance and Project Manager

There is a new senior post being advertised for the Women First ESF Project, which supports women facing barriers to work. It is being delivered by five local women's organisations and projects and the role is to take a lead on finance and project management. The project lead organisation is the Angelou Centre, but initially the post will also be supported by Riverside Community Health Project, wher it will be based.

£27, 930 (pro rata)  18 hours a week, Jan 2020 - Sep 2021.

British women ‘being forced into polygamous relationships’ because law lets them down, campaigners say

‘The government is always perfectly happy to relegate minority women to kangaroo courts and faith-based parallel legal systems’  Maya OppenheimWomen’s Correspondent, The Independent

British women are increasingly being pressured into polygamous relationships or left without child support when relationships break up because UK law does not offer adequate protection to spouses in religious marriages, campaigners have warned.

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