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Working Families Index 2018 published

https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/publications/mfindex2018/

Provides detailed data and survey results and concludes amongst other things that "childcare needs to also be a central plank of government industrial and economic strategies across the UK":

What needs to change?

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SARSAS jobs advertised

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support are recruiting three administrative posts;

Application deadlines for these roles are Monday 19th of March 2018
Interviews for administration roles will take place on Wednesday 4th of April 2018

For full job descriptions and information on how to apply please see our website www.sarsas.org.uk/recruitment/ 

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Reducing Domestic abuse; event in London June 12th

http://www.publicpolicyexchange.co.uk/events/IF12-PPE3?ss=em&tg=1a

In anticipation of the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill, this symposium will provide the opportunity for local authorities, government agencies, charities, police authorities and other key stakeholders with the opportunity to formulate strategies for improving the UK’s response to domestic violence and abuse. It will also enable all stakeholders to share best practice in developing innovative solutions to support the prevention, identification and reporting of domestic abuse.

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WAND WARMLY INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATE DORSET WOMEN'S WEEK 3-10 MARCH 2018

See www.fairplaysouthwest.org.uk/events for details.

STEM Returners Opportunity

 www.stemreturners.com/returner-registration

Partnering with STEM Returners, Babcock and Atlas Elektonik are offering a trailblazing 13-week programme aimed at giving highly qualified engineers a chance to show that taking extended time away from work is not a barrier to getting a job in 2018.  It’s on offer to men and women who have more than a year’s career break from science, technology or engineering - and is also open to candidates who have the skills and experience to transfer their technical career.

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January 2018 update bulletin published

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Working families report confirms childcare and flexible working are still key issues

https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/UK_MFI_2018_Short_Report_A4_UK.pdf

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http://www.fairplaysouthwest.org.uk/events/456-feminist-archive-events-2018

The dates for the first three events are 31 Jan, 28 Feb and 21 March at 2-5pm at Special Collections, UoB Arts and Social Sciences Library (wheelchair accessible). If you are interested in attending or have any questions please get in touch by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lantern Parade - Celebrating Suffrage!

Tuesday 6 February 6-9pm
Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8
Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Representation of The People Act, which allowed some women to vote in the UK for the first time! The parade will march pass Wills Memorial Building which will be lit in suffrage colours and down Park Street to City Hall. The March will be accompanied by an all-female marching band playing popular songs followed by a reception hosted by the Mayor of Bristol, where a 100-girls choir will perform the March of The Women and a newly composed song by Dionne Draper celebrating women and girls today. This will be followed by speeches from Bristol politicians and activists, celebrating democracy. b_300_300_16777215_00_https___gallery.mailchimp.com_ebd004a8047907dc47d269fd1_images_49b5fc00-de8f-475a-a717-6334429cf351.jpg

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Bristol celebrates vote centenary - from February 6th, 2018

Don't miss this amazing programme of events in Bristol - starting on February 6- to mark the centenary of women's suffrage.

https://www.bristolwomensvoice.org.uk/tag/centenary/

Bristol Women's Voice successfully bid for funding and need help publicising so please circulate within your networks.