Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

30 Jan 2015 | Governance | Alice Sharman

The website of the Women’s Resource Centre has been hacked by a pro-Isis group and its homepage replaced with the message “I love isis and Jihad”.


Women’s Resource Centre website hacked by Islamic terrorism supporters

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Social charity spy : Prince's Trust and Learn the Hard Way

In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media, we look at the Prince’s Trust's Learn the Hard Way campaign, Scope's #100days100stories and #smearforsmear by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.

Mike Wade, director of fundraising and communications, NDCS

Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.

Unicef in Syria

Unicef has launched its biggest ever appeal to raise funds for "growing numbers" of children experiencing humanitarian crises.

£8m funding allocated to water rescue and Royal Navy charities

The government has today announced the names of 23 water rescue and Royal Navy charities which will received £8m of funding announced in the last Budget.

I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?

» NPC: 'It's time to consider the role of religious charities'

Society Diary: Disappearing diplodoci, iffy assertions about anorexia, and investigations which aren't

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

CFG policy head questions 'worrying' comments by Bubb over 'too many charities'

The new policy head at the Charity Finance Group, Andrew O’Brien, yesterday labelled as "worrying" comments by Sir Stephen Bubb that there are "too many charities" and that the sector needs more mergers to be effective.

William Shawcross, chair, Charity Commission (image credit: Fergus Burnett)

Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.

Commission shows ‘real improvement’ but many concerns remain, says Public Accounts Committee

The Charity Commission has been praised by Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, for a “real improvement” over the last year.

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