Ending violence against women and girls

Global Fund for Women expands young women's leadership programme to East Africa

With funding support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we have expanded the Young Women’s Leadership Initiative to East Africa–in Kenya and Tanzania. Global Fund for Women is working with 40 young women from 20 women’s rights organizations across Kenya and Tanzania, to strengthen their leadership and support them as they create and implement their own community projects to create social change. The initiative in East Africa is currently in its first year, and Global Fund for Women will be tracking the initiative’s progress.

Independent Sexual Violence Advisor - Changing Lives

Temporary, part time post, based in Newcastle, fixed salary £17,367. Deadline: Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 

Do you hold an NVQ level 3 in Social Care or equivalent appropriate qualification? Do you hold an ISVA/ IDVA qualification or willingness to complete qualification? Do you have experience working within a multi-agency and legislative framework - attending and providing reports to multi-agency meetings? Do you have experience working with vulnerable people, including victims of sexual and domestic abuse? Do you have experience of managing a caseload?

Step Up Migrant Women Campaign publishes research findings on migrant women reporting to the police

The Right to be Believed: Migrant women facing violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the 'hostile immigration' environment in London, a research report produced by Cathy McIwaine from King's College London, Lucila Granada and Illary Valenzuela-Oblitas from LAWRS/Step Up Migrant Women campaign, was published in May. 

Honorary Doctorate

Congratulations to Umme Iman who was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Civil Laws by Newcastle University yesterday in recognition of her work on ensuring equality and Human Rights for BME women and children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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