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New role to ensure women’s voices are heard in Manchester

9 May 2019 - 16:06 by michelle.foster

A partnership of Manchester charities has appointed Safia Griffin as Women’s Influencer Worker to amplify the voices of women who have experienced challenges including homelessness, addiction and mental illness and ensure they have a say on services. Saffia Griffin

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New Disabled Women’s Peer Support Project

26 Apr 2019 - 10:21 by michelle.foster

Breakthrough UK are inviting disabled women who connected over Breakthrough’s Democracy Disability Devolution Events to join a new weekly peer group. It will be a safe space where disabled women can relax and enjoy themselves in a welcoming, accessible and friendly group. Members will lead the group and decide how it is run. Breakthrough staff and volunteers will attend to offer support and provide any training needed on running groups.

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Grants for Women’s Organisations for Campaigning and Advocacy Work

18 Apr 2019 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

Are you a women’s organisation wanting to make your voice heard? Rosa’s Voices from the Frontline offers grants of up to £5,000 to women's organisations of all sizes for advocacy, campaigning and activism. Rosa - Voices from the frontline

Voices from the Frontline supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK.

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What did you say? – Access to communication, information and knowledge for disabled people

8 August, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Let’s talk about how we as disabled people navigate communication and information. We all have different access requirements and experience various disabling barriers, whether as neurodiverse people, autistic people, learning disabled people, people with mental health needs, people with information processing needs, Deaf people, and people with sensory or physical impairments. Access to communication, information and knowledge is an important issue that is often ignored or overlooked when talking about our right to equal access.

Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

The Pankhurst Trust Some Women Coach project – free coaching for women leaders

8 Mar 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

The Pankhurst Trust Some Women Coach project offers coaching free to women who have demonstrated leadership and who are unlikely to receive coaching in their role or position (work or voluntary).

The Pankhurst Trust are keen to ensure that their clients are representative of the women of Greater Manchester and to this end they welcome applications from disabled women, women from BAME and LGBTQ women.

There are 50 places available. 

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Tampon Tax Fund 2019-2020 funding round – apply by 20 January 2019

14 Dec 2018 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Gov.uk

This funding round is inviting charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom to bid into one of four categories: violence against women and girls, female homelessness and rough sleeping, women in music, and a general programme.

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