In the current social and economic climate where young people are pushed in the margins of society, IARS won Erasmus + (KA3) funding to continue its user-led and youth focused policy work, enabling thousands of young people across the UK and Europe to voice their real issues to decision-makers, and drive change from the bottom up.
IARS is excited to announce a new internship for the Secretariat of our peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal. The deadline for applications is midnight 28th July 2014. Working days and hours are flexible and will be negotiated once the candidate has been selected. Travel expenses (up to £7.50 per day) and lunch (up to £5 per day) will be covered.
IARS is excited to announce a key vacancy for an ambitious Campaigns’ Coordinator. The deadline is on Thursday 31st July 2014, midnight. This is an office-based post initially offered on a 3 dpw, salary £22,920 - £31,935 pro rata depending on experience. Follow the link for the application pack.
IARS Training on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process, 28 July 2014 at Freedom from Torture office - CPD accredited
IARS is thrilled to announce another training session on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process. This evidence-based, user-led awareness raising programme for professionals and service providers is focused on the impact of gender-based violence on refugee and asylum-seeking women, and the need for a gender-sensitive treatment of this group. The seminar is CPD accredited.
IARS Projects Coordinator (Equalities), Dr Natalia Paszkiewicz, and Prof. Theo Gavrielides, IARS Founder and Director, have jointly published in the first edition of the Probation Institute's Journal, Probation Quarterly.
Detention Action has launched an alternative to detention project for young migrant ex-offenders at risk of indefinite immigration detention. The Community Support Project is the first alternative to detention specifically to address the needs of migrant ex-offenders, who frequently experience the longest periods of immigration detention. It is also the first alternative to detention to focus on migrants’ active community participation.
IARS Projects Coordinator (Equalities), Dr Natalia Paszkiewicz, alongside refugee women involved in Abused No More project, will discuss the challenges faced by asylum-seeking women when accessing services in London. The discussions will take place at 9.30am-1pm on Wednesday 25th June at the Human Rights Action Centre (Amnesty International).
IARS training on Victims' Voices and Restorative Justice in the new EC Directive in Bulgaria this week
IARS is excited to see the full implementation of its subsidised training programme on “Victims' Voices and Restorative Justice in the new EC Directive” in Bulgaria this week. The training sessions have already been delivered throughout the UK and are now being launched across Bulgaria - with future sessions taking place in other European countries.