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Women’s Voices 2021 – International Women’s Day

7 Jan 2021 - 13:13 by michelle.foster

media trustMedia Trust are offering 30 charities that support, campaign and advocate for women, girls and those who identify as female, the opportunity to work with their own team of media and creative industry volunteers. Each team will have the combined skills to help their charity build an effective, impactful and compelling communications action plan to take forward.

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Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK: GOV.UK call for evidence

19 Nov 2020 - 15:23 by michelle.foster

researchCHARM (Communities For Holistic Accessible Rights-based Mental Health) have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: education employment and enterprise health crime and policing.

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New plan to tackle hate crime and bring communities together launched in Greater Manchester

22 Oct 2020 - 13:13 by michelle.foster

gmcaA comprehensive new plan has been launched, outlining how hate crime will be tackled and communities brought together in Greater Manchester over the next three years.

The Plan to Tackle Hate Crime will raise awareness of hate crimes and encourage people to report them, while also improving support for victims of hate incidents.

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No Going Back: A New Report from Macc on Manchester's Voluntary Sector Response to the Covid-19 Crisis

11 Sep 2020 - 09:00 by helen.walker


No Going Back, Macc's latest report brings together the experiences of 22 local voluntary sector leaders who shine a light on the critical role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector has played during the response to the Covid-19 crisis. As well as reflecting on the lessons learned during the crisis, the leaders make the case for change going forward and highlight the unique opportunity society has to make things better in the future. Articles cover a diverse range of issues including: mental health; disability; community radio; funding; community centres; racism; sexual abuse; domestic violence; prisoners; commissioning; partnership; youth support; LGBT; and advice.

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Report: Access to justice for women and girls during Covid-19 pandemic

10 Sep 2020 - 14:40 by michelle.foster

reportLeading women’s groups have recently published a short report on the numerous new problems women are facing in the criminal and family justice systems due to COVID, and have called on the Government to show curiosity and leadership to alleviate these, alongside resourcing and measures to keep children safe.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Greater Manchester Women and Girls’ Equality Panel

14 Jul 2020 - 09:20 by michelle.foster

gmcaGreater Manchester is establishing a Women and Girls’ Equality Panel to accelerate gender equality, enabling women and girls to live their best life in Greater Manchester.

The Panel will work to ensure that all women and girls, across the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester, have equality of opportunity to start well, live well and age well.

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