“Before coming here if someone asked me if I was a feminist I wouldn’t have been sure what to say but after this I will proudly shout, ‘YES- I am a feminist!’” Above are the powerful words of one young woman who attended this year’s FiLiA conference with nia’s Young Women & Girls team. The […]
Statement from the board of trustees as Karen Ingala Smith steps down after 14 years’ service to nia
We would like to thank Karen Ingala Smith for her tremendous service to nia as she steps down as CEO after 14 years. Inheriting a challenging financial situation and in the face of long-term cuts in funding to the women’s sector, Karen has consistently acted to secure nia’s future. This has ensured our incredible, dedicated […]
We are delighted to announce the opening of our new refuge: Jan’s Place. Jan’s Place has been set up to support women who are facing multiple disadvantages and who have been subjected to domestic and/or sexual violence, including involvement in prostitution. Living with multiple disadvantage means that in addition to the impacts of men’s violence, […]
We are delighted that on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Polity will be publishing Defending Women’s Spaces, written by our CEO, Karen Ingala Smith. And, we’re pleased to announce our collaboration with Woman’s Place UK (WPUK) in a campaign to ensure that MPs and elected representatives receive […]
These events are designed to embed the anti-racist practice in the VAWG sector and to support the implementation of the Charter. We are holding workshops, training and seminars for both the Black and minoritised women’s sector/workers as well as the wider violence against women and girls (VAWG) sector. These workshops will also enable us to […]
Lunchtime Seminar: Thursday 3rd March 2022 12.00 – 13.00 Dr. Sukhwant Dhaliwal Seminar: Gender, violence against women and girls and fundamentalism Dr Sukhwant Dhaliwal is a Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at the University. She is the Course Leader for the […]
Launch of the Femicide Census’ latest report reflecting on 10 years of men’s fatal violence against women and girls in the UK 2009-2018.
Support nia and buy tickets for Run At It Shouting’s live online rehearsed reading of Harold Pinter’s The Dwarfs.
Book your place now! Online conversation hosted by Women’s Place and featuring nia CEO, Karen Ingala-Smith. Thursday 19th September at 7.30pm