Women's rights

Women First Virtual Launch

On the 21st May the Women First partnership will be holding a Virtual Launch.  Please head to Facebook and Twitter and follow @WomenFirstPart1 on either, to help spread the word in the lead up to the event. 

Women First is a partnership of 21 women’s organisations, established to bring about sustainability through collaboration, innovation and enterprise. Our vision is of thriving local, independent and holistic women led services and empowered women and girls who are able to make changes in their lives and have their voice heard. 

30 April 2018 ~ Gender and Celebrity Culture: Global Media, Everyday Lives – Online Course – Future Learn

How do celebrities affect our identity? Find out with an introduction to intersectional studies of gender and celebrity.

  • Duration 4 weeks
  • 3 hours per week
  • Learn for free
  • Upgrade for £32

Understand more about gender, media and society by exploring celebrity culture

England Local Elections 3 May 2018 – ask your candidates to pledge action – EVAW

Lots of urban areas of England will elect local councillors on 3 May – these people have enormous power to make a difference ending violence against women and girls

Help us put violence against women and girls on candidates’ agendas!

On 3 May 2018 there are elections in many parts of England.

Churchill Fellowships - now open for applications

  • Keen to explore new ideas overseas for inspiring change in the UK? Apply for a @wcmtuk Fellowship. Travel research grants now open to all UK citizens aged 18+ (link to https://www.wcmt.org.uk/apply)
  • Inspired by overseas practice in your profession? Apply for a @wcmtuk Fellowship. Travel research grants now open to all UK citizens aged 18+ (link to https://www.wcmt.org.uk/apply)

Join the #faceherfuture campaign defending women's rights post-Brexit

For hundreds of years, women have worked to achieve basic rights at home, at work and in public life; rights that could be eroded when Britain leaves the European Union. We launched #FaceHerFuture with over 20 women's and equalities organisations as a collective call to action to defend our rights, and chart a course for a more equal, progressive future.

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