Women and economy

Women First Fund - Smallwood Trust - Deadline 04/03/2019

We are inviting applications for projects that demonstrate good practice in achieving outcomes for women on low incomes by building their skills, confidence and aspirations to enable them to enter into employment. 

The fund is open to charities, social enterprises and other non-profit organisations who have projects that support our mission of enabling women to become financially resilient. Please note, we are looking to fund existing projects that show evidence of good practice.

In this funding round we are prioritising applications from:

Greater Manchester

Day of Action to End Workplace Harassment 5th March

In the run-up to International Women’s Day, Not the Job, CARE International and Fawcett Society from the Centenary Action Group are organising a Day of Action to End Workplace Harassment on Tuesday 5th March.

The Not The Job Campaign are encouraging citizens from across the UK to meet with their MP in Parliament and ask them to publicly pledge their commitment to ending workplace harassment, in the UK and globally.

Stop companies using non disclosure agreements to silence staff – Pregnant Then Screwed Petition

To Theresa May and the government,

Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are being used by powerful employers to cover up the appalling treatment of some of their staff. Companies can use them regularly to hide issues like sexual harassment, racism, and pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Employees are being subjected to vile treatment, they’re then paid a sum of money and forced to sign an agreement which will gag them from speaking publicly about what happened.

Finance Administrator to the Young Women’s Outreach Project - extended deadline

£18.00 per hr 5 hours per week. Female Applicants only (It is an Occupational Requirement that applications for this post are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, or the Equality Act 2010.  Enhanced DBS checks will be required.)

Application pack available from YWOP - 0191 477 7759

Application Process please send a current CV along with a covering letter stating why you believe you would be suitable for the position. Two references that can be contacted if successful.      

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