Greater Manchester has established a Women and Girls’ Equality Panel to accelerate gender equality, enabling women and girls to live their best life in Greater Manchester.
Women’s Resource Centre’s (WRC) Feminist Leadership Training is a person-centred training, enabling the recognition of personal leadership traits, and exploration of the relationship between feminism, intersectionality, and leadership. WRC share practical tools and good practice and initiate respectful dialogue about specific specialist subjects to enable social change.
This CPD accredited programme is a person-centred training enabling women to recognise their leadership traits, explore the relationship between feminism, intersectionality and leadership, to learn about practical tools, share good practice and engage in dialogue and reflection on how to create social change.
Media Trust has announced the launch of their annual Women’s Voices event in celebration of International Women's Day. Media Trust are offering 30 charities that support, campaign and advocate for all women and girls, the opportunity to work with their own team of media and creative industry volunteers.
Sporting Equals are putting together a project to help enable the least active girls aged 15-18 in Manchester, particularly those from lower income and diverse backgrounds, to try new activities in their communities, to help them get active, and stay active, for life.
Funding is available for interventions which focus on preventing violence against women and girls in public spaces at night, including in the night-time economy.
The Safety of Women at Night Fund will fund initiatives focused on preventing violence against women and girls in public spaces at night, including:
On July 14th Macc is holding a voluntary sector assembly about social prescribing, where we will be helping the VCSE sector to write a manifesto about what we collectively want from social prescribing. This article is my personal take on some of the issues.
Macc is reviewing our equalities and inclusion approach. We have been wanting to do this work for some time and while COVID-19 has disrupted so much over the last year, we believe this work is important and so we are now starting this as lockdown measures are easing. In the light of the increased focus on tackling racism, we want to make sure we are playing our part in that movement as best we can.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a public consultation to gain a wide range of views on proposals developed to tackle gender-based violence in the city-region, ranging from how men and boys treat women and girls to strengthening services for victims and survivors.
Many women’s lives are complex, and they often have tangled paths through systems, structures and communities to access the support needed to live safe, independent lives. Research into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that women are facing the additional burden of unemployment, childcare and economic distress.