Women and health

LGBTQ Advocacy Survey

Connected Voice Advocacy would appreciate your help to evidence need for LGBTQ+ Independent Advocacy support in health and social care. There is plenty of evidence to suggest that LGBTQ+ people experience discrimination and inequality but very little evidence about what works to address this.
 
We have produced a short survey to help us gain some information about experiences of LGBTQ people in accessing health and social care.
Please circulate amongst your LGBTQ+ networks:

Aspire Supporting Sisters Interim Report

Aspire's Supporting Sisters project is entering its 4th year!

"Supporting Sisters has been funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund Women and Girls Initiative to enable “at risk” women to stay well, feel supported and get more from life. For the National Lottery’s 25th birthday, we are releasing our Interim Report to celebrate our work so far and look ahead to the final two years of the Supporting Sisters project.

Our Interim Report tracks the development of Aspire’s holistic, integrated support services and their impact on the lives of the women who use them.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marks start of 16 Days of Activism

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism.

The #16Days is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. 

Self Care Week: top tips for looking after your emotional well-being from the Children's Society

Today is the beginning of Self Care Week, an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of looking after your self, both physically and mentally. Liz Inchley, an occupational therapy student at Pause in Birmingham, shares her top tips for looking after your own emotional well-being. 

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