Membership Member login area Research Library Young women, navigating spaces by Imkaan (Ascent | Best Practice Briefing) This short briefing paper is the first of a two-part series which provides anopportunity for the ending violence against women and girls sector to exploreworking with young women as survivors, activists, advocates and agents ofchange. This first paper asks VAWG organisations to focus their attention on thecurrent ways in which our services are designed and ‘provided’ for youngwomen. The briefing also asks whether young women practitioners within our organisations are at the forefront of governance, strategy, infrastructure andservice provision design and delivery, and if so, then in what ways? This briefingwill offer a contextual analysis of Purple Drum’s https://purpledrum.me/ workwith and by young women, and will also highlight some considerations fororganisations to implement in their improvements towards best practice. READ THE BRIEFING HERE This briefing is created by Imkaan. It is produced by funding from London Councils for the Ascent Support Services to Organisations project. About Ascent Ascent is a partnership project undertaken by the London Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Consortium, delivering a range of services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, under six themes, funded by London Councils. The second tier support project aims to address the long term sustainability needs of organisations providing services to those affected by sexual and domestic violence. The project seeks to improve the quality of such services across London by providing a range of training and support. Women’s Resource Centre is the lead partner in the Support Services Strand where we work together with 5 partner organisations: Rights of Women Respect Women and Girls Network Against Violence and Abuse (AVA) Imkaan Find out more about the Ascent project here.