This week’s hot links include financing development, gender equality and social mobility.

3 Aug

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This week’s hot links include financing development, gender equality and social mobility.

This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

15 Jun

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This week’s hot links include redefining eastern geo-economic policy and reviewing western geo-strategic interests, global terrorism, mental development and the EU Marshall Plan.

Maternity Mates awarded funding by the Big Lottery

15 May

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Maternity Mates, the innovative project developed by Women’s Health & Family Services (WHFS) to provide practical and emotional support during pregnancy to vulnerable women in east London, has been awarded funding by the Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities Programme to increase the service over the next three years. The grant will enable projects to expand into […]

Basira Panel – ‘Sharia Councils – Is UK Family Law Not Sufficient For British-Muslim Women?’

14 Apr

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Basira is a non-profit human rights organisation that advocates for mutual understanding between Arabs and the Western world as well as promoting womens’ rights in the Arab world. Basira Presents: A Panel Discussion ‘Sharia Councils – Is UK Family Law Not Sufficient For British-Muslim Women?’ With Chairwoman Baroness Uddin and Guest Speakers; Baroness Cox, Yasmin Amin (Islamic Studies Scholar: University […]

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel IWD 2016 – Q&A

2 Apr

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Cat was also invited to take questions as part of the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day 2016.

Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ Panel IWD2016

1 Apr

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Cat was invited on the Accenture ‘Changing Lives’ panel for International Women’s Day (IWD) and described the event as ‘a great privilege’, ‘really inspiring’ with ‘an amazing set of speakers.’

International Women’s Day 2016

8 Mar

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Today marks International Women’s Day. Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural and political achievement however progress towards gender parity has slowed in many places. The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Then one year later in 2015, they estimated that a […]

This week’s hot links include international aid budgets and the refugee crisis, strategy for women living amid war and the UN global socially-inclusive development report.

13 Jan

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Larry Elliott, Economic Editor at The Guardian, writes how the world’s poor lose out as aid is diverted to the refugee crisis. He states that donor countries are increasingly dipping into their aid budgets to deal with the migration crisis. He comments that ‘spending money that should be going to save lives and build futures […]