Ending violence against women and girls

Preventing child sexual abuse in the home

The NSPCC has published two reports about working with a community to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA) in the home. Findings from an evaluation of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation’s Protecting Parents Across Communities programme (PPAC) include: working directly with community members helps professionals to identify local risks; CSA prevention programmes need to help mothers overcome the challenges to identifying risk and taking action if they are to be successful. Read more:

Majority of young men ‘more likely to challenge sexual harassment’ since #MeToo

New research from The Fawcett Society has found that one year on from the outpouring of #MeToo stories, there has been a significant shift in attitudes to sexual harassment. According to the research released today and supported by the law firm Hogan Lovells, the majority of people (53%) say that since #MeToo what is seen as acceptable has changed.

New measures announced to combat forced marriage

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a package of measures to tackle forced marriage. As part of this, a public consultation will be launched to determine whether there should be a mandatory requirement for professionals to report a forced marriage case to the authorities. This will help identify:

  • which professionals the duty would apply to
  • the specific circumstances where a case would have to be reported
  • potential sanctions for failure to comply with the duty

Grants of up to £100,000 available through the Justice and Equality Fund’s ‘Now’s the Time’ large grants programme

Now’s the Time is the second programme from the Justice and Equality Fund managed by Rosa. The programme aims to amplify the voices of individuals and groups who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in their workplaces and in their communities.

The Young Women's Trust Awards

Help the Young Women's Trust to recognise all the amazing young women we meet through our work AND all the young women we are still to meet in the UK who overcomechallenges every day to find and stay in work.

You can nominate yourself or a young woman you know for an award by clicking on the buttons below. 
Nominations are open until 1 January 2019. The categories are: 

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