Archive for April, 2009

On 19 March the Minister for Women & Equality, Harriet Harman, announced a £1.6 million cross-government special fund for Rape Crisis Centres (members of Rape Crisis England & Wales) and The Survivors’ Trust sexual violence charities in England and Wales. These charities provide invaluable support and specialist services, such as counselling and advocacy, to women and […]

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The British Computer Society and Women in Technology are holding the rescheduled W-Tech event, Wednesday 24th June at IET Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL. W-Tech is a FREE one day recruitment, career development and networking event for female technologists including students, postgraduates, experienced professionals and returners to work. You can attend during the day, for […]

Cambridge University Women’s Union are organising a Reclaim the Night event next Sunday, 3rd May. With violence against women affecting hundreds of thousands of women in Britain every year, yet the conviction rate for rape the lowest it’s been for decades, we’re taking to the streets to march against violence against women. We’re asking all […]

A treat for readers to get their teeth into over the weekend. The Downing Street Project is not yet officially launched but that shouldn’t stop you surfing on over there and signing up to the burgeoning network for women seeking parity in British parliament. The Downing Street Project is a ground-breaking initiative to promote and […]

H.O.P.E Training and Consultancy specialise in BME Domestic Violence Training. In March they launched a DVD “An Insight into Forced Marriages & Honour Based Violence” which ‘[looks] at for forced marriage issues and honour based violence through the eyes of young people. This DVD has been produced, filmed and edited by young people from Leicestershire.This […]

The Central America Women’s Network is looking for a consultant to prepare a research report that presents an analysis of the main theoretical discussions and feminist debates about patriarchy, gender relations and violence and the links to poverty within the current economic system. There are a number of theoretical positions and analytical frameworks that have […]