Women's rights

Research Fellow (full-time 1.00 FTE and fixed term for 1 year)

The Research Fellow will be working on a research project on Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPO), funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The key areas of work relate to collation and analysis of reported judgements of court cases in England & Wales on FMPO and police case files on forced marriage. The post will also entail collation of data held by six police forces and the generation of basic descriptive statistics. The Research Fellow will work under the supervision of Professor Sundari Anitha (University of Lincoln) and Professor Aisha K. Gill (University of Roehampton).

Young Women’s Trust and Olay partner to support young women to #FaceAnything

Recent research by Olay reveals that 60% of women experience negative labels at least once a week, while the same number of women also feel judged by their appearance every day. Olay and Young Women’s Trust are proud to be working together on the #FaceAnything campaign, build a movement of women ready to throw off the labels and face anything that life throws at them.

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Campaigners have lost a significant legal battle against the government’s handling of the rise in women’s state pension age

The retirement age for women rose from 60 to 65, in line with men, and will go up to 66 by 2020, and to 67 by 2028. Women born in the 1950s claim the rise is unfair because they were not given enough time to make adjustments to cope with years without a state pension. They argued the changes were discrimination, but judges disagreed.

RSACC Trustee Vacancy

"The Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (RSACC) was established in 1993, we work to end rape and sexual violence by supporting and empowering women and girls in Darlington and County Durham. Each year we support over 750 survivors of sexual violence. We are a small independent charity with 14 staff and 30 volunteers. We are the only provider of specialist sexual violence services in Darlington and County Durham and commitment to ensuring survivors get the support they need.

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