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“Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men & women, which have led to domination over & discrimination against women by men… violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a subordinate position compared with men”. It is for this reason that our initial focus was to ask women about their stories & give them a platform to be heard: when Managing Director, Lisa Charlotte Davis, founded Changing Relations in 2013, part of her inspiration was the One Billion Rising movement launched by Eve Ensler (writer of...Continue reading
We’re sick of gender norms and stereotypes pigeon holing the way our children express themselves and what they feel enabled to identify with. We’re planning to work with Primary and Pre-school children, using a range of art forms, to explore, unpick and challenge the overwhelming pink-blue messaging that currently pervades our culture. We very much hope to partner with campaign groups Let Toys Be Toys and Let Clothes Be Clothes on this project, as they’ve been doing some fantastic work in this area in recent years. Interested in working with us on any of these exciting ideas, either as a...Continue reading
An SRE based Peer Educator Programme. Up to 20 students can receive one-to-one support over 3 days to enable them to deliver an SRE day to their peers based on our sexting film & resource pack. Improves confidence, communication skills & provides age appropriate understanding of healthy relationships. Identifies the risks of mobile technology and helps pupils stay safe. Can include ASDAN short course (up to 6 credits towards COPE or Key Skills) Students said: “We are less likely to take risks now.” Fee: price on enquiryContinue reading
Men’s Voices Sexting Risks Our first project to support a school embedding Sex and Relationships Education into their delivery, Transforming Relationships was funded by Arts Council England and the 4 Together Area Action Partnership. The project was undertaken with Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College and was supported by Jack Drum Arts and the Partnership Development Director of Newcastle University’s Research Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLaT). The project aimed to explore ways of addressing concerns held by the senior leadership team about risk-taking behaviour amongst the student population. The Deputy Headteacher Tim Pinkney was particularly keen to see peer learning...Continue reading