Rosa rings the bell for Int Women’s Day 2016

This International Women’s Day Rosa was honoured to have been chosen to perform the London Stock Exchange Market Open. Rosa rang the bell for gender equality across the UK, and was joined by a range of guests including Rosa ambassador and Channel 4 news presenter, Jon Snow who spoke on behalf of Rosa, saying: “International Women’s Day is...
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Rosa funds 12 fantastic community organisations!

Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, is delighted to announce 12 new grant awards totalling £45,000 to organisations working to tackling FGM in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The FGM Small Grants Programme was made possible with funding from Comic Relief and has awarded £200,000 over three years to organisations working at grassroots...
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Rosa Announces Raise Your Voice Campaign

On February 14th, Rosa launches our “Raise Your Voice” campaign during which we’re asking “what woman has most inspired you and why?” This is your chance to talk about a woman who has had a big impact on your life and reinforced in you an interest and belief in gender equality. We encourage everyone to join in...
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Rosa marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

February 6th marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. This is a day when we remember the 137,000 British women who have been affected by female genital mutilation. It is a day when globally we commit to doing more to protect the 3 million girls who are at risk each year of having...
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Youth-led Website Launched to End FGM

A new website has been launched today by teenagers to help educate other young people about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and what steps they can take to stop it. From July-September this year across London 758 newly reported incidences of FGM were discovered by healthcare professionals. To help people spot the signs of abuse and help others...
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Rosa Attends Thomson Reuters Panel

On Monday 23rd November Rosa’s Executive Director, Samantha Rennie was invited to speak at a special event on women and volunteering hosted by Thomson Reuters. She was joined on stage by several prominent women from both the corporate and charitable sectors and the discussion covered women’s philanthropy, the state of the women’s sector and the...
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Rosa Launches ‘Voices from the Frontline’

Rosa, the UK Fund for \women and Girls announces the launch of its new grants programme, Voices from the Frontline. Supporting charitable advocacy work, Voices from the Frontline will increase the skills, capacity and credibility of women who wish to challenge gender inequality and promote awareness and social justice. Applications will be open until the 11th...
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Rosa Celebrates Her Past, Present and Future

On Tuesday 27th October 2015 Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, celebrated her seventh Birthday at a reception generously hosted by PwC in their beautiful offices overlooking the Thames. Almost 100 people from projects supported by Rosa, to national charity and corporate leaders, gathered to raise a glass in celebration of Rosa’s work, herald...
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Open Space Event Explores Violence in BME Community

On October 19th, 2015, Rosa hosted an Open Space event exploring steps to tackling violence and abuse against women in BME communities within the UK. Group discussions provided critically important insights in to the need for capacity building, prevention agendas incorporating men and the importance of schools and education in behavioral change. Read more about...
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Rosa is recruiting a voluntary treasurer!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Rosa to join our team as a voluntary treasurer. Please find below a summary of the role and click here for a recruitment pack. The role of the Treasurer is to help the Board carry out its duty to provide financial oversight by: • ensuring trustees are supplied with financial information...
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