Professor Liz Kelly, director of the Child and Women Abuse Studies Unit, and MA student Selma Taha, comment on the challenges faced by support services and frontline workers during the pandemic. Selma Taha is the Acting Director of Operations at nia and undertook her MA research whilst working full time as the Advocacy Services Manager. […]
Juliet Coley is a Christian, mother, educator, black children’s book publisher, author and heart attack, heart surgery and cancer survivor.
Charity welcomes judgement highlighting exploitation in prostitution and Holding that there is no “right” to purchase sex.
My experience spans 40 years in central and local government, private and voluntary social housing, specialising although not exclusively in housing management, change management, business planning, policy development, project management auditing, performance management and service improvements. SAB CONSULTANCY I am currently a consultant conducting equalities, diversity, inclusion, and unconscious bias training. I develop ED&I toolkits […]
Degna Stone Degna Stone is an award-winning poet and editor living in north east England. She shares her home near the River Tyne with her husband, two teenagers and their chihuahua. Her third poetry pamphlet, Handling Stolen Goods (Peepal Tree Press), explores issues of race and class. Her latest, Weighing of the Heart (Blueprint), charts […]
Seminars: We will hold a series of lunch time talks for our staff with women speakers of Black heritage addressing us on a range of topics falling within the broad theme this year of family with all the various challenges and dimensions that this can present for Black women. Our first speaker was: Joan Saunders-Reece […]
What is Black History Month? Carter G. Woodson was born in Virginia 1875, ‘the son of former slaves’. He was able to attend one of the few high schools for Black students having saved money from working as a coal miner. He went on to gain several qualifications, including a PhD in history from Harvard, […]
On 7 July 2021, Pink News released a piece which contains inaccuracies about me and about nia. About nia nia prioritises women, girls and children who have been subjected to sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution. It is not correct that nia ‘specifically excludes transwomen’ from our services, as was stated by Pink […]
At nia we prioritise women, women as a sex class. We recognise that race and class inequality intersect with sex inequality. nia rejects accusations that a feminism that prioritises women is white feminism.
nia’s staff are what allows us to help women, girls and children escape from and move on after sexual and domestic violence and abuse, including prostitution…