Ending violence against women and girls

Call for Evidence: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual Violence

Rape Crisis England and Wales announced the newly-established All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual Violence. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual Violence is pleased to announce a call for evidence for its inquiry into the links between pornography and sexual violence. The APPG on Sexual Violence is co-chaired by Sarah Champion MP and Rt Hon Maria Miller MP.

Jobs: My Sister's Place

My Sister’s Place is recruiting for a Charity Shop Manager for their new charity shop in Middlesborough (32.5 hours per week including Saturday work, £19,430 Pro rata, 6 Month Contract initially, with option to extend). As a Shop Manager you will be a self-motivated individual with excellent customer service skills and have retail knowledge and experience.

Jobs: Harbour Support Services

Harbour Support Services is recruiting for a new role within their teams: Housing Support Officers (Full time/35 hours per week, permanent contract, £17,836 per annum) who will provide housing management support to clients living in Harbour refuges and other properties, with responsibility for all tenancy related matters. They will ensure clients have a clear agreement for their tenancy, can live in a safe and secure environment and that rents are received to secure the sustainability of the accommodation.

Jobs: Ashiana Sheffield

Ashiana Sheffield is recruiting for a Female Outreach Worker, Anti Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery (permanent contract, 37 hours per week, £18,500-£21,000 dependent on experience). Ashiana Sheffield is looking for a committed individual to provide outreach support to victims of human trafficking and modern slavery (HTMS) who are living in the wider community.  The support will be provided to clients living in the North East and the worker will be based in Newcastle. Closing date: Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 17:00.

A fifth of women in England and Wales have experienced sexual assault since the age of 16: Rape Crisis responds to ONS report

A fifth of women in England and Wales have experienced a sexual assault, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). More than three million women aged between 16 and 59 are estimated to have been subjected to sexual offences, including rape, attempted rape and sexual assault by penetration. The numbers were contained in a detailed analysis of data for the year to 31st March 2017 released on the 8th February 2018. It said the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimated that 20% of women and 4% of men have experienced some type of sexual

Guide to new Domestic Violence Legal Aid Gateway Evidence

Legal Aid is available for those who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing domestic violence for private family law cases. The provision for this is under Regulation 33 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), which lists the types of evidence that the Legal Aid Agency will accept to grant legal aid in these circumstances.

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