Archive for the ‘Support’ Category

Date: 10th September 2009 Time: 10.30am—2.30pm Location: Jubilee Hall, 192 Ladypool Road (B12 8JS) The Well is a women’s peer support group for women in Sparkbrook / Balsall Heath with isolation, anxiety, postnatal depression or low mood around the birth of a child. By providing friendship, refreshment and an opportunity to express themselves through telling […]

The Demand Change campaign organised by Eaves and Object has organised a petition to urge the UK Government to adopt the ‘Nordic model’ which tackles demand for prostitution by decriminalising those who sell sexual acts whilst criminalising those who purchase them (as adopted by Sweden, Norway and Iceland) – as well as providing adequate resources […]

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, […]

The Abortion Support Network aim to create a growing list of safe and free spaces for women who travel from Northern Ireland for abortions which they are denied in their own country. Every year, thousands of Irish women travel to England to obtain abortions. They come from Northern Ireland, which despite being part of the […]

Date: Tuesday 7th July Time: 3-6pm Location: Lesbian and Gay centre, Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB After successfully obtaining two grants to continue their work Feminist Webs, the online women and girls workspace and archive, is beginning to put together plans and ideas for their 2010 launch and 6 new events in North England. The […]

In February this year the Ministry of Justice announced it would be investing £15.6m of new money to prevent and reduce offending by women. The funding will invest in the provision of additional services in the community to build capacity of one stop shop services at women’s centres and other specialist provision for women in […]

Funding Central, a a new website which boasts over 4000 grants, contracts and loans, combines funding opportunities, information and support strategies for the voluntary and community sectors. The site is funded by the Office of the Third Sector, part of the Cabinet Office and may quickly become an indispensible part of your third sector business. […]