Who is it for? Voluntary Community Organisations looking to expand their knowledge on Equalities and Human rights legislation. What is it about? In the UK there are several documents that set out recommendations for Equalities and Human Rights. Not all of these are legally binding but they are tools that you can use to protect more »
Who is it for? Organisations with some knowledge of lobbying, campaigning and social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) who want to develop their campaigning and social media skills in more detail. Please note: This training session is Advanced, and therefore some knowledge of social media use as well as campaigning work is expected. more »
‘The Equality Act is the law which bans unfair treatment and helps achieve equal opportunities in the workplace and in wider society’– Home Office This free conference has been organised by the Women’s Resource Centre as part of the ASCENT project to promote the knowledge of how to use the Equality Act and Public Sector Equality more »
Since 2010, the Government has made a series of cuts to maternity benefits which have left pregnant women and new mothers with considerably less financial support. The Valuing Maternity Campaign Coalition is deeply concerned about these reductions in benefits and, to begin to explore this, have released the new Cutbacks Calculator.
The Cutbacks Calculator works out the amount of money that pregnant women and new mums have missed out on since 2010 as a result of these changes. The missed income calculations focus on the loss of:CONTINUE READING →
A PhD student from Goldsmiths, University of London, is looking for interviewees for her research on young women and austerity. The focus of the research is: To explore the lived experience of young women (18-35) during times of austerity and welfare reform and understand how this affects their understanding of justice, equality and fairness. The researcher is looking more »CONTINUE READING →
Closing Date: 8th October 2014. Organisation: Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre. Description: Hopscotch Asian Women’s Centre is a well established voluntary organisation that provides a range of services to South Asian women in and around Camden. We provide information and advice, support and advocacy, education and training and a range of services to children and families. Hopscotch more »CONTINUE READING →