Rosa hosted our first briefing session on Wednesday 1st May generously hosted by Brunswick LLP. We were joined by women’s organisations, funders and friends of Rosa to share knowledge and experience of front-line work with girls and young women tackling the media representation of women.
On International Women’s Day, Rosa was very happy to be part of so many events celebrating women and raising money.
Rosa today announces a revised grant awarded under the Girls and Young Women’s Fund.
In a new grantee partnership for Rosa, End Violence Against Women (EVAW), Object and Imkaan will use Rosa’s grant to work with young women in challenging sexist and racist music videos.
Four funders are announcing today a three-year £1.6million initiative to tackle Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK. The collaboration involves Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Trust for London, Comic Relief and Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls.
On 7th November 2012, Rosa was delighted to launch a giving circle in collaboration with the Suffolk Community Foundation, to support projects working with women and girls in Suffolk.
This report from NEF summarises SROI findings and makes a case for investment in women’s community services.
On 20th October 15 Rosa supporters ran together to raise money for Rosa’s work in Richmond Park. Thanks to everyone who sponsored us and helped us raise over £11,000 with more donations to come! More than 150 of you supported our runners, with donations from £10 to £2,000!
Rosa, the UK wide fund for women and girls, has appointed Jo Shaw as her new Executive Director. Jo joined Rosa on 3rd September and takes on the role at an exciting time in Rosa’s life.
I am thrilled and delighted to be joining Rosa as Executive Director. In this...
Rosa UK is proud to announce our next run. Team Rosa will be gathering on October 20th in Richmond Park for the 2012 Shock Absorber Women’s Only Run. Walk or run with friends, family, the Rosa Team and women from all over the UK.
Rosa is pleased to announce the first grants awarded under the Girls and Young Women’s Fund. This Fund will create spaces and opportunities for girls and young women to shape media and popular culture in targeted and strategic ways and in the process expand their skills and aspirations. It came about from listening to young women’s concerns about how airbrushed media messages negatively impact their self-image, personal development and sense of possibility.
Rosa launched in June 2008. This Review outlines some of the work we’ve achieved with your incredible support, as well as highlighting some of the reasons why we believe the UK needs a dedicated Women’s Fund more than ever.
To download the report click on the link below.
Gina ran the North Dorset Village Marathon on the 6th May and raised £825 for Rosa. Here she explains her motivations behind running.
Why I run:
I run for many reasons: to get fit and stay healthy, to be strong, to be fast, to get out in the fresh air, and to have time to myself to think. Mainly, though, I run because I can.