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charities
02
Jan

Walking a different path

Emma Leering, CEO of United Amayi As a strong-willed, independent youngster, I always knew that I didn’t want a traditional job. I didn’t like the thought of working for someone else, and couldn’t picture myself as a solicitor, doctor, shop owner, or anything else careers advisors spoke of. On top of that, I also have...
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23
Feb

Gender Equality | YMCA Birmingham

Article provided by Alan Fraser, CEO, YMCA Birmingham On the face of it YMCA Birmingham – like much of the voluntary sector – doesn’t seem to have a problem with gender diversity. After all, about two thirds of our 120 employees are female and they even make up a clear majority of ‘first tier’ managers....
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16
Nov

Foam Alone | The Silver Lines’ Christmas campaign

The Silver Line are launching a brand new social media campaign! They believe that no one should have to spend Christmas alone. Last year they were unable to answer more than 5,000 calls due to the huge demand, but just £5 can enable them to answer a call from someone who needs them. That’s why...
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18
Oct

How Tamar is fighting modern slavery

  What is Tamar? Tamar is a befriending service that works to fight Modern Slavery with a focus trafficked women in Massage Parlours, Independent Flats and Brothels. When was Tamar launched? Tamar began working in Westminster in 2013.  We have grown from six volunteers to 50 volunteers and one full time staff member. Why was...
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07
Sep

What is The Girls-In Movement?

Founder of The Girls-In Movement, Prameet Dhaliwal, shares her story on why she decided to launch the not-for-profit and what its goals are. “I want to empower young girls across the world to believe that they can wake up one day and have the confidence to kick-start their own idea or venture.” – Founder, The...
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02
Mar

Celebs support Eve Appeal at House of Commons to kick off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 

MPs, celebrities, health professionals and women personally affected by cancer gathered at the House of Commons this week to kick off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, as part of the Make Time for Tea campaign. Celebirities turned out in force to show their support including Coronation Street star Nigel Havers, Birds of a Feather actress and...
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11
Feb

Make Time for Tea and help raise funds and awareness of ovarian cancer

This March, dust off your cake mixers, hang up the bunting, bake (or fake) your favourite cakes and host your very own tea party in aid of The Eve Appeal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Whether you host a tea party, hold a bake sale or do something completely different, The Eve Appeal team are...
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13
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness: Secondary. Not second rate.

To mark Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day (13 October) Breast Cancer Care are asking people to email the new Minister responsible for cancer (David Mowat MP) to make sure he knows about this incurable disease, and the lack of support patients are currently receiving. Secondary breast cancer is when breast cancer cells spread to other...
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