Ending violence against women and girls

Economic abuse and the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

The situation is changing rapidly in the UK as the government implements measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Recommended measures such as limiting social contact, not going to work and self-isolating at home can have implications if you are experiencing economic abuse. You may be worried about your physical safety and your economic situation.
This resource is designed to support your economic wellbeing and your safety if you are living with someone who abuses you. It also contains information on financial support that is available.

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Violence against Women and Girls

A research briefing written in response to the query: What is the evidence of how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic2 might impact on violence against women and girls (VAWG)? Please draw on any emerging global evidence from the current outbreak in corona virus, as well as other similar epidemics? (e.g. Ebola)
Enquirer: Victoria Spencer, DFID VAWG Team

Staying safe during COVID-19 A guide for victims and survivors of domestic abuse

Our message to victims and survivors of domestic abuse
We know that if you are currently experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse you will know what being isolated and frightened will feel like. You might be worried about self-isolating with someone who is harming you. We’ve created this to help you think about what you might do over the coming weeks to stay safe.
You are not alone in this.
You are a survivor, equipped with the knowledge, strength and tools that help keep you and your family safe every day.

Were you at Greenham Common?

ie ie productions are making a documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of the march to Greenham Common.

"We want our kids and grandkids to know why Greenham Peace Camp was so important. We'd love to hear from you!

We're collecting the incredible untold stories from the time - and never seen before photos and film footage."

Do yu have any hidden gems? You can get in touch with us here: greenhamcommonfilm@gmail.com 

 

Inside Out feature on safety and justice for migrant women

On 24th Feb Inside Out NE and Cumbria Documentary featured the safety and protection for migrant women without recourse to funds. The feature includes commentary from Rosie Lewis of the Angelou Centre and Chi Onwurah, Newcastle Central MP. The item is 10 mins into the programme which can be downloaded at:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000ft71/inside-out-north-east-and-cumbria-24022020

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