Friday, August 29th, 2014


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IARS Press Release: Refugee and asylum-seeking women asserting their rights

Following a very successful launch of IARS training in February, on 14 April the women of the Abused No More project held another workshop on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process at the Refugee Council’s Head Office in East London.

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The 99% Campaign is recruiting a group of young people aged 16-25 to develop and design their very own youth-focused magazine. We are looking for young bloggersillustrators,  photographers, aspiring film-makers to advocate passionately for youth issues.

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International expert seminar on Clergy Child Sexual Abuse and Restorative Justice

New research evidence will be presented at the expert seminar entitled “Sexual Abuse in the church and other institutional settings” that will be taking place on 10th and 11th April in Bilbao, Spain.

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CPD Training Programme: Victims' Voices and Restorative Justice in the new EC Directive

IARS is delighted to offer an accredited, bespoke and evidence -based training programme for professionals, victims and other users of the criminal justice system on the Victims' Directive due to be implemented by all member states by 16th November 2015The training programme is certified and it is the output of the two year EU funded project “Restorative Justice in Europe: Safeguarding Victims And Empowering Professio

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Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process: New Publication and Training

IARS is pleased to release its new e-publication entitled Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process”, an evidence based training tool that focuses on the impact of gender-related violence on refugee and asylum-seeking women (RASW).

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Young and Unemployed: A Generational problem? The 99% Campaign in Parliament

More than 140 people including representatives from youth organisations and colleges across London packed the Parliament last night to discuss the destructive implications of youth unemployment on their lives.

The event was organised by the 99% Campaign, a youth-led initiative, run by the international charity IARS, that aims to dispel negative stereotypes of young people, and promote their involvement in decision-making processes and civic life.

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IARS Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process training

Following our successful pilot training in February 2014, IARS is now offering another training event on Gender Sensitivity in the Asylum Process. This evidence-based, user-led training and 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.