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International Women's Day 2020: The Walk for Women 2019-20 Fund

5 Dec 2019 - 15:30 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilAs 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.

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Women’s health and wellbeing workshop

12 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

The main aim of this workshop is to:

  • Hear the voices of women, particularly from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and faith backgrounds
  • An opportunity to explore health issues affecting BAME women
  • Explore the possibility of establishing a BAME women’s network

To register, visit: www.health-wellbeing.eventbrite.co.uk, or contact 0793 350 8903.

Menopause and the workplace

Overview
Menopause is a natural phase in every woman’s life, however there is still a stigma attached to it.

With menopausal women now the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, it’s more important than ever for employers to have a good understanding of the menopause and how they can support colleagues through the transition.

This event looks at the symptoms and misconceptions surrounding the menopause, as well as the legal position and support available for both employees and employers.

Business need

14 January, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30
Central Manchester

Women In Property

10 December, 2019 - 08:00 to 10:00

Women in Property NW and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce are joining forces for their next networking breakfast.

"See Your Strengths!"

It is your time to shine. Let’s discover your strengths and get things On The Up!

Executive Coach, Julia Wolfendale, will coach you to;
see what’s going well, understand what’s holding you back, identify your strengths and find your focus for being your best self!

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs 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.

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Tampon Tax Community Fund

13 Sep 2019 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

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.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

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?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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