Rosa hosted an Open Space event to look at how we might tackle specific forms of violence towards women and girls from BME communities. We brought together a diverse group to consider the question: How can we scale up effective approaches to tackling the violence and abuse that women from BME communities face?
Violence against women, which includes domestic violence (DV), stalking and harassment, rape and sexual offences, forced marriage, honour based violence and female genital mutilation, child abuse,
sexual exploitation by human trafficking and prostitution, is a shameful violation of women’s human rights and a cause and consequence of women’s inequality.
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2014, Rosa is inviting people across the UK to hold events to celebrate women and girls and to raise much-needed funds for groups working with women and girls in the UK.
To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March 2013, Rosa is inviting people across the UK to hold events to celebrate women and girls and to raise much-needed funds for groups working with women and girls
in the UK.
The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Initiative supported community-based organisations in the UK to carry out FGM prevention work. This is the summary of an independent evaluation, conducted by Options UK.
Rosa invests directly in women working to create and sustain
change, but she has another vital role. As the only UK-wide
women’s fund she is uniquely positioned to advocate for funding
for women, and to offer focus and strategic leadership on the
The Female Genital Mutilation Initiative aims to safeguard children from FGM
through community-based, preventive work. This UK-wide initiative was established
by three independent charitable organisations: Trust for London, the Esmée
Fairbairn Foundation and Rosa (the UK Fund for Women and Girls).