The UK Government are due to report to the United Nations CEDAW Committee in 2019 to demonstrate their progress on women’s rights since they were last examined in 2013. CEDAW is the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women which the UK Government agreed to abide by in 1981. Find… Continue Reading Hold the UK Government to account on women’s rights – submit evidence to the CEDAW Shadow ReportContinue Reading... No Comments.
Come and celebrate International Women’s Day with us on Saturday 3rd March 2018 in the Bristol Zero Tolerance room! Bristol Women’s Voice are marking International Women’s Day 2018 with an exciting and packed programme of music, interactive theatre, workshops, hot topic debates and much, much more. We are taking over City Hall to remember the… Continue Reading Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 with Bristol Zero Tolerance!!Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Department for Education has launched a call for evidence as part of its review of changes to teaching of sex and relationship education, and PSHE. The current statutory guidance for teaching Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) that was introduced in 2000 is being updated after legislation was passed by Parliament in 2017 to make… Continue Reading Department for Education calls for evidence to inform new statutory RSE guidanceContinue Reading... No Comments.
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Researchers at the University of Bristol are still looking for men to take part in a new study that hopes to collect evidence on how we can best support men to change their abusive behaviour. So far they have recruited 28 men and 8 female ex/partners*. Their target is to recruit 48 men and as many ex/partners as possible, so they still… Continue Reading Reprovide Study Update: A Domestic Violence Perpetrator ProgrammeContinue Reading... No Comments.
Chief Executive Officer £40,000 plus 5% pension 37 hours per week Based in Bristol with regular working in Taunton Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) is one of the largest and busiest Rape Crisis centres in the South West working with over 1,400 survivors every year. We provide innovative and evidence based… Continue Reading Job vacancy: SARSAS CEOContinue Reading... No Comments.
Applications now open for this FREE programme for schools in Bristol Bristol Healthy Schools is changing. From December 2017 schools can now apply for 1 or more of the new ‘badges’. These cover a range of health topics from food to physical activity to dental health and will help not just improve pupil health but can impact… Continue Reading Bristol Healthy Schools launches new health and wellbeing badgesContinue Reading... No Comments.
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By Hack A Heckle Hack A heckle is a social action campaign run by a collective of musicians, creatives and activists aged 18-25 who are passionate about using the power of music to challenge gender-based harassment in Bristol and the UK. We believe music can be used as a powerful tool to spread important messages,… Continue Reading Using music to challenge gender-based harassment: Hack A HeckleContinue Reading... No Comments.
By Dr Jelena Nolan-Roll “One that sticks in my mind is when I was quietly eating a burger by the fountains in central Bristol at the end of a night out. A bloke came up and started harassing me and when he did not get the response he wanted (and I remained polite throughout) he… Continue Reading “There’s nowhere it doesn’t happen”: Street harassment in Bristol, UKContinue Reading... No Comments.