Justice and Equality Fund Opens for Applications (UK)
Rosa, a charitable fund set up to support initiatives that benefit women and girls in the UK has announced that as part of the new Justice and Equality Fund, its has opened two new funding programmes The Advice and Support programme will invest up to £1 million in total for work in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, to increase access to support, signposting and expert legal advice for people who have experienced sexual harassment and abuse. Rosa is also welcoming applications from specialist organisations providing emotional support to survivors. The Changing the Conversation programme will offer development grants to eligible organisations to develop a strategic communications network that aims to build the capacity of organisations already working to raise awareness of the impact of harassment and abuse, challenge the current culture of impunity and to prevent both from happening in the first instance. The closing date for applications to both programmes is the 30th July 2018.