Runnymede Trust: Britain’s Private Shame – 6 December 2018 (London)

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Date: 6 December 2018
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA
Cost: Up to £10

The Runnymede Trust invites you to Britain’s Private Shame, an uncensored look at Britain’s colonial past. The event asks how, in a post-Brexit world, should we treat the legacy of the British Empire?

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EDF Gendering Brexit Blog series: What Will Brexit Mean for Survivors of Domestic Abuse?

As Theresa May pledges to bring a decade of austerity to a close, it comes too late for the 6 in 10 women who were turned away from refuges last year, following funding cuts to domestic violence services. Increased waiting lists have left women facing a terrible decision: sleep rough, or return home to violent partners.

So what does Brexit mean for the 1.2 million women throughout England and Wales who will likely experience domestic abuse this year? What changes, both good and bad, can we expect?

Stacey Lamb, Growth and Operations Officer at Just Fair,  contributes this blog on the implications of Brexit on domestic abuse for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.

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The Children’s Commissioner briefing: Children’s Mental Healthcare in England

Analysis shows local areas spend an average of 6% of their mental health budget on children, despite children making up around 20% of the population.

This is according to the October 2018 briefing (pdf) from the Children’s Commissioner on children’s mental health treatment.

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