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.
IARS Projects Coordinator (Equalities), Natalia Paszkiewicz presented at an event organised by the British High Commission (Malta) & Aditus foundation at the Rehabilitation of Refugee Survivors of Sexual Violence Forum in Malta today.
Volunteering isn’t just selfless altruism. Giving back can have real mental and emotional health benefits, not to mention a boost to your CV. Volunteers gain as much as they give to their community, including a sense of satisfaction, empowerment and value— volunteer work has no grades or performance reviews! The importance of social activism isn’t defined by the salary attached to it.
After 11 years of the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Act 2003 came into place, UK has seen its first prosecution in March 2014, even though a study by FORWARD indicated almost 20,000 girls are at risk of this practice. Since the prosecution, it is important that those working with perpetrators and victims need to have an higher insight of the implications of FGM and how this can enhance their practice.
At this critical point of organizational growth, we are excited to announce a key vacancy for IARS' Operations Manager. The deadline is on FRIDAY the 4st July 2014, midnight. This is an office-based post initially offered on a 4 dpw, salary £30,351- £35,053 (pro rata) depending on experience. Follow the link for the application pack.
As the youth-led 99% Campaign spreads its digital influence across the world, we are very proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. This will offer young people an online platform to share their stories and experiences about issues affecting their daily lives, with the intention of galvanizing social action, and influencing key public figures in the media and governments.