nia’s Young Women & Girls trip to Glasgow for FiLiA 2023

young women working in collaborational at FiliA

“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 […]

nia opens a new refuge in north London

Jan (Mihrican) Mustafa

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, […]

Continuing our fight to defend single-sex services

  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 […]

Anti-racism workshop

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 […]

Seminar: Dr Sukhwant Dhaliwal

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 […]

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