Tampon Tax Fund: 2019-2020 funding round

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. The deadline for applications for the 2019-2020 funding round is midnight on Sunday 20 January 2019.

December 10, 2018

Search for Commissioner to lead response on domestic abuse – Home Office

The Home Office has announced it is launching recruitment for the Designate Domestic Abuse Commissioner, who will be charged with standing up for victims and survivors, providing public leadership on domestic abuse concerns and driving the response to issues. The candidate will also give recommendations to the government and local bodies on how provisions could be improved and highlight where best practice is taking place.

December 10, 2018

From the Margin to the Centre: Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls Alternative Bill

This document is proposed as the alternative bill to the government’s forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill 2018 and presents a summary of the key proposals. This bill is based on a deep understanding of the lived experiences of all those subjected to violence against women and girls (VAWG). It calls for a transformative response that is embedded in an equalities and human rights-based approach, and which is consistent with international and regional conventions and the laws of this country that reinforce the Public Sector Duty against discrimination of any kind. 

December 10, 2018