Archive for the ‘Violence Against Women’ Category

Mary Honeyball MEP is the Labour representative in the European Parliament for London. She is the Labour spokesperson for women’s rights in Europe as she sits on the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee. She is also the Group Coordinator of the Parliament’s Culture Committee, which also legislates on issues surrounding sporting events such as […]


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 […]


H/T Million Women Rise – from Hannah Austin “We are campaigning for the Welsh Assembly Government to improve their policies to tackle violence against women in Wales. 2 women a week are still dying of domestic abuse alone in Wales, and the rape conviction rate remains a shocking 8% in Wales. Please visit our Facebook […]


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 […]


PDF Download Leading Article: p.1- 4 Key US cases relating to women asylum seekers Sector Update p.5-6 The UK Government has recently produced two reports for international bodies, detailing its progress relating to women’s equality.  Both fail to cover women asylum seekers’ issues. Significant Legal Issues p.6-7 Assessing whether an asylum seeker is a lesbian […]


Date: Wedneday 25th Novemeber Time: 9:30-4:30pm Location: Leicestershire Constabulary Headquarters, St Johns, Leicester Cost: Free, however if you do not attend and do not inform H.O.P.E 48 hours prior to event you will be charged £25 H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy & Leicestershire Constabulary present the 2nd Annual Conference in Leicester looking at Forced Marriages & […]