Sector Conversations

Sector Conversations are new to the 2017-2021 funding round of Ascent. Sector Conversations aims to help highlight issues facing the sector as well as demonstrating some of the amazing work being done as part of Ascent.

Sector Conversation with Rights of Women

This month, we met with Rights of Women Director Estelle du Boulay. Estelle talks about Rights of Women, what they do and how they are involved in the Ascent project. She also explains the Equality Act 2010 and the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the way they relate to and complement each other.

Sector Conversation with Imkaan

In this sector conversation, Dorett Jones and Rahni Binjie from Imkaan talk about the Women’s Health and Equalities Consortium Report ‘Taking a Forward View on women and Mental Health: Key Messages for Government’

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An introduction to Sector Conversations by WRC CEO – Vivienne Hayes

This the first Sector Conversations for the funding of Ascent for 2017-2021.

WRC CEO Vivienne Hayes, introduces these sector conversations by discussing what ‘by and for’ means.