Women and health

Lifetime NHS mental health care for sexual assault victims

Victims of sexual abuse will receive a lifetime of mental health care to help cope with the trauma, NHS England has announced. The Strategic direction for sexual assault and abuse services - Lifelong care for victims and survivors: 2018 - 2023 outlines how services for victims and survivors of sexual assault and abuse, in all settings of the health and care system, need to evolve between now and 2023. It sets out six core priorities that NHS England will focus on to reduce inequalities experienced:

MPs say public services and the law are failing millions of women

MPs and charities say the views and experiences of women of colour are largely hidden when it comes to public services and policymaking. A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sex Equality, supported by Young Women’s Trust and the Fawcett Society, Invisible Women, shows that black and ethnic minority women are overlooked by mental health and employment support services, which are failing to meet their needs. This is due to a lack of data on their experiences and exclusion from policymaking. 

Why Women Report 2018

'Why Women 2018' provides current, robust evidence of the value and effectiveness of women’s organisations. It updates the original why women? campaign, which was launched in November 2006 to highlight the importance of women’s organisations. This research is for the benefit of policy and decision makers, funders, women’s organisations, and other interested audiences. 

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