Archive for the ‘Rape Crisis’ Category

Amnesty International UK is organising a mass lobby of parliament on 4 November 2009 to lobby MPs at Westminster on the No Recourse to Public Funds Rule. Many women come to the UK, often legally, in the hope of improving their lives. They may come on temporary work permits, student visas or spousal visas. Some […]

Date: Saturday, 17 October 2009 Time: 18:00 Location: Meet at Five Ways Island, Birmingham, United Kingdom Cost: Free entry to all events but donations very much appreciated both before October 17th and on the night. Reclaim The Night marches started in the UK in the 1970s as a take on the US and Canadian ‘Take […]

Seminar: Sexual Violence against Women – What’s the policy? Location: Kings Cross London Date: 5th October Time: 10am – 1pm This seminar aims to increase awareness in the women’s sector of sexual and other forms of gender- based violence and of current policy developments. Attendants will benefit from an awareness of violence against women as […]

Date: Saturday 10th October Time: 9.30am – 5pm Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London Cost: £4.50 waged, £2.50 unwaged (£1 discount if you register in advance) Registration has now opened for the 2009 Feminism in London Conference. Speakers include Susie Orbach, Beatrix Campbell, Gunilla S. Ekberg, Marai Larasi, Claudia da Silva, Sabrina Qureshi, Denise […]

Roshni, based in Nottingham, is a womens refuge which has existed for 24 years supporting primarily South Asian women who were victims of domestic, sexual violence and forced marriage. Nottingham Council has threatened to remove their funding. Over the last two years Roshni have supported over 1000 women and children to leave situations of violence, […]

Jim Cunningham, MP for Coventry, has submitted an Early Day Motion to encourage the government to support the rape crisis network and its work. EDM 1604 COVENTRY RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE CENTRE 08.06.2009 Cunningham, Jim That this House commends the work of Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, The Rape Crisis Network and the 38 […]

Recently formed pressure group Boris Keep Your Promise – Save London’s Last Rape Crisis Centre are having a launch event in London Date: 4th June Time: 7pm Location: Resistance Gallery, 265 Poyser Street, E2 9RF Boris Johnson’s pre-election campaign material made a great deal of his promise to pay for three new rape crisis centres […]