Following the publication of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review, 15 race equality and migrant rights organisations (full list below) have today called for an independent review into the extent of institutional racism in the Home Office and whether its immigration policies are in accordance with equality law around racial discrimination.
Equal Power is a ground-breaking campaign to transform women’s representation at every level of politics.
It’s time for Equal Power: equal representation for women in all our diversity. Women like you are needed to take part.
Equal Power will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to stand for election, or support you to become a leader and campaigner in your local community.
The Feminist Review Trust has grants of up to £15,000 available for projects that transform the lives of women. The trust can fund projects that are ‘hard to fund’, pump priming activities, interventionist projects which support feminist values, training and development projects and core funding.
The Feminist Review Trust will fund:
As long-standing supporters of gender equality Manchester City Council support activities every March to promote and celebrate International Women’s Day. The third annual Walk for Women takes place on Saturday 7 March 2020, and Manchester City Council want as many people and organisations as possible to join in.
Join Every Month Manchester for their festive fundraiser and have a great night out while supporting a bloody brilliant cause, with all the money raised going to fund menstrual products for those in poverty!
Manchester City Council wants to make Manchester a more inclusive and equal place, where everyone has the same opportunities and a good quality of life, and we all value the diversity of each other’s different backgrounds.
Manchester City Council are refreshing their Equality Objectives for 2020 – 2024 and would like to hear what you have to say.
These Equality Objectives will be based around the Public Sector Equality Duty to have due regard to:
As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.
The Tampon Tax Community Fund aims to support women who are most marginalised to overcome barriers that prevent them from fulfilling their potential. The programme will benefit women and girls, investing in a wide variety of projects that make a tangible and long-term difference to health, well-being, confidence and social/economic activity, as well as addressing equality gaps.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.