16days - Women's Equality

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Day 16

At the end of our 16 days of blog posts, the Women's Equality Party leader Sophie Walker calls for a cross-party commitment to end violence against women and girls

Day 15

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre write about the challenges facing them as a service, and how government cuts and welfare reforms are having a direct impact on the VAWG survivors they support

Day 14

The co-leader of the Women's Equality Party's policy group on ending violence against women and girls says we must attend to the human rights abuses in our own backyard

Day 13

The future of secular BME women’s organisations is hanging by a thread, write Southall Black Sisters

Day 12

Welsh Women's Aid write about the need to save lifesaving refuge services for women and children in Wales.

Day 11

Olivia Piercy explains how Rights of Women are using legal challenges to attempt to stop legal aid cuts which so dangerously restrict women’s access to advice and representation.

Day 10

Jo Harvey Barringer discusses the need to offer specialist support to LGBT people experiencing abuse.

Day 9

Nimco Ali argues that anti-FGM campaigns need consistent funding, rather than relying on volunteers' good will and commitment

Day 8

Michael May of SurvivorsUK discusses the unique barriers facing male survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

Day 7

Ten years after its inception, the End Violence Against Women Coalition reflects on developing challenges in the battle to end violence against women and girls

Day 6

Support Worker Roxanna Donald sets out the challenges facing Housing for Women, as well as the violence facing the women they help.

Day 5

In our fifth #16days blogpost we hear from Imkaan, a UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls

Day 4

"Times are hard for women's services, much of our funding for the next financial year is unconfirmed, insecure or reducing," writes Karen Ingala Smith

Day 3

Gail Heath, CEO of the Pankhurst Trust, talks about the time wasted on administration because of short term contracts and poor commissioning practices.

Day 2

Eaves, a long-standing support and advocacy service, closed at the end of October. Heather Harvey discusses the threats facing organisations working to end violence against women.

Day 1

This country’s sexual and domestic violence services are being drained by the current government. Sophie Walker calls for action in the first of our 16 days blogs.


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