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Rights of Women Events
Rights of Women delivers workshops, seminars and other events to provide updates and information on changes to law and policy that affects women.
Through these events, we aim to strengthen the capacity of voluntary sector organisations that are working to influence policy and improve the status of women.
Who falls between the legal aid gaps?
Domestic violence, immigration and legal aid
Speakers from Rights of Women and the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC), Eaves, The Aire Centre, Immigration Lawyer’s Practitioners Association (ILPA)
This free, one-day conference examines protection from domestic violence for women who are in the UK and have an insecure immigration status. Examining the impact of recent legal aid changes and considering the different types of applications that a victim of domestic violence might need to make, this day will cover:
This conference will examine recent changes to legal aid following the entry into force of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Action 2012 as well as discussing the proposals made in the Ministry of Justice's new consultation: Transforming legal aid: delivering a more credible and efficient system.
When: 10am-4pm, Wednesday 29th May 2013
Where: Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre
Refreshments: Refreshments will be provided
Open to women and men.
The event is free but booking is ESSENTIAL.
Rights of Women policy networks
Women's Migration and Asylum Network
The objectives of the Women’s Migration and Asylum Network are to:
The Network will focus on improving gender equality in relation to the following thematic areas:
The Women's Migration and Asylum Network will exist primarily as virtual 'e-group' with occasional seminars and events being organised as and where necessary. The network is open to individuals and representatives from statutory and voluntary organisations across England and Wales. For further information about the network please read its Terms of Reference here.
To join the network please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The creation and facilitation of the network has been made possible by Unbound Philanthropy.
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