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FGM Prevention Programme update - FGM Summer Campaign launched

15 Jul 2016 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

A new NHS Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) campaign was launched on 9 July. As the start of the summer school holidays near when the numbers of girls taken outside of the UK to be cut increases, this campaign will raise awareness of the severe health implications of FGM for those living in UK who are members of communities affected by FGM.

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Cast your vote for the Best Community Space Spirit of Manchester Award 2016

1 Jul 2016 - 12:32 by michelle.foster

Voting is now open to vote for the Best Community Space Spirit of Manchester Award 2016.

Award criteria
A community space can be a piece of land or a building available for use by the community. Organisations needed to show:
• Best use of a community space
• How the space is seen as central within the community
• The impact it has within the local community

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Chancellor’s Funding Boost for Women’s Charities

31 Mar 2016 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

Charities across Greater Manchester that support women offenders and those at risk of offending are celebrating after being awarded £375,000. Greater Manchester Women Offenders Alliance made a bid for money from the Governments £12 million ‘Tampon Tax’ Fund, which is an amount equivalent to VAT receipts from sanitary products each year.

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REIGN – Young women taking the lead in challenging child sexual exploitation

12 Feb 2016 - 11:11 by michelle.foster

Award winning young people's charity Reclaim have been funded by the Police and Crime commissioner to deliver a young woman led project to raise awareness about Child Sexual Expoitation.

REIGN is an innovative, youth-led project which aims to raise awareness about child sexual exploitation (CSE) and affect change in this area.

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Domestic Abuse Service User Questionnaire

12 Feb 2016 - 11:00 by michelle.foster

Domestic Abuse agencies in Manchester are interested in hearing about your experiences of receiving support.

The agencies are asking you to complete this short form, about your experience of contacting agencies about any domestic abuse you have experienced. Your responses will help to improve services to meet your needs.

As well as asking you about services, a few questions have been included about you, as the agencies want to know that their services are inclusive and open to everyone who wants to use them.

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Let’s End Hate Crime - Hate Crime Awareness Week 8 -14 February 2016

5 Feb 2016 - 10:00 by michelle.foster

Manchester's annual Hate Crime Awareness Week takes place from 8 -14 February 2016, when the new Manchester hate Crime strategy 2016-2019 will be launched.

The city will play host to a full calendar of community events celebrating diversity and raising awareness of hate crime and hate crime third party reporting centres.

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