Non-fatal Strangulation

Non-fatal strangulation set to become criminal offence in England and Wales after sustained campaigning from activists, victims and their families. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland (RCTN) welcomes the Lord Chancellor’s announcement of this new stand-alone offence, which the evidence shows, often leads to murder. Non-fatal strangulation was originally formulated by [...]

Black Lives Matter

‘It is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist’ Angela Davis. In light of recent events we would like to highlight our pledge to being a safe space for all women. As a feminist organisation we are aware of the different and intersecting inequalities that members of our community in Tyneside [...]

2.6 Challenge

Join The 2.6 Challenge to help to support our work with women & girls! The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions in fundraising income.  In response, the organisers of the biggest mass-participation sports events across the country [...]

Older Women Development Worker

OLDER WOMEN DEVELOPMENT WORKER (TYNESIDE) Funded until 31/03/21 – depending on start date Part Time 21 hours £ £14,356  NJC pt 20 We require a woman with excellent partnership-working, training and coordination skills to develop a multi-agency ‘sexual violence against older women’ initiative across Gateshead including Tyneside and Northumberland more broadly.  [...]

16 Days of Activism

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual International campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10th December, Human Rights Day.   The Violence Against Women and Girls services and organisations from across Newcastle work together to provide support [...]

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