We are recruiting

Posted on 12.12.18

Events and Communications Officer
UK Feminista is recruiting for the role of Events and Communications Officer.

Salary: £30,000 pro rata
Hours: part-time, 28 hours per week
Location: London
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 9th January 2019

About the role
We are looking for someone committed to campaigning for women’s rights to join the …

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New research with NEU on sexism in schools launched

Posted on 12.12.17

New research commissioned by UK Feminista and the National Education Union from the University of Warwick shows that sexism in schools is widespread. Findings from the research include:

Over a third (37%) of girls at mixed-sex schools have been sexually harassed while at school.
Over a third (34%) of primary school teachers say they …

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Teacher training

Posted on 11.12.17

UK Feminista offers a range of training services that support schools to tackle sexism and promote sex equality throughout the school community.
 
Why do schools need teachers trained in how to tackle sexism?
Research by UK Feminista and the National Education Union, “It’s just everywhere”: Sexism in schools and how we tackle it (2017), …

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We’re recruiting schools for sexism study

Posted on 06.02.17

UK Feminista and the National Union of Teachers are conducting research to assess the scale of sexism in schools and identify what support teachers need in order to tackle it. The study, which is being run in conjunction with the University of Warwick, is currently recruiting schools to take part.
Here’s how your school can take part in the …

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Rosa launches ‘Woman to Woman’ fund

Posted on 30.11.16

Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, has launched the Woman to Woman fund. With grants of up to £25,000, 100 local grassroots women’s organisations across the UK will be supported using funds from the ‘Tampon Tax.’
Grants are available for groups with an income of under £100,000 per year, to support a wide range …

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Parliamentary committee backs tough action on sexism in schools

Posted on 24.10.16

UK Feminista strongly welcomes the recommendations published by the Women and Equalities Committee to tackle sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools.
Sexual harassment is an all too common experience for girls at school, yet until now there has been little concerted action from Government to confront it. UK Feminista gave written and oral evidence …

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Ministers to meet with Ofsted to boost action against sexual harassment

Posted on 12.07.16

Government ministers have pledged to meet with Ofsted to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment in schools. This follows UK Feminista’s recommendation to the Women and Equalities Committee that the schools inspectorate take greater steps to ensure schools work to prevent sexism and sexual harassment.

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