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Gulwali Passarlay ‘The Lightless Sky’ book launch and talk, and Hearts and Hopes photo exhibition 7th March

Tuesday 7th March 7pm Headingley Library. Gulwali  Passarlay ‘The Lightless Sky’ book launch author event and talk and Hearts and Hopes photo exhibition. Headingley library  North Lane Headingley LS6 3HG Free event. No ticket required. Gulwali Passarlay arrived in the UK at the age of 13 as a political refugee. Like many refugees, he has overcome the hardships […]

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Women’s Aid Training: Forced marriage awareness & Working with families affected by domestic abuse

Forced Marriage Awareness and Good Practice Wednesday 19th April, 9.45am-4pm, Leeds City Centre. The course equips professionals to work confidently with young people and adults affected by forced marriage and honour-based violence by exploring: Forced marriage in the context of honour-based and domestic abuse What motivates honour-based abuse and forced marriage? Extent and impact of […]

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Free Activism training from Campaign Bootcamp

Campaign Bootcamp is a training organisation that runs residential training to give activists the skills, confidence and network to give their activism a boost. These week-long residentials are followed up with a year’s worth of follow up training, mentoring & access to a proactive campaigning community to support you. We have specific scholarships for: Refugee […]

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Updates from OPEL: Health Charging, GP registration, G4S to provide welfare support to familes

Via Andrea at Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives Department of Health Response to the Consultation on Extending Charging for Overseas Visitors  The Department of Health published their response to the consultation on extending charging for overseas visitors to wider areas of the NHS. The consultation has resulted in the Department setting their aim “to not only extend […]

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