Archive for December, 2008

Rock Against Rape will be a night of loud and live music raising money for the charity Rape Crisis. Rape Crisis play an important role in the UK offering help and support for victims of rape and related forms of sexual violence. This is an excellent way to raise money for the charity but if […]

The Global Women’s Strike and International Women Count Network have organised five events with a wide range of speakers from Bolivia, Canada, England, Guyana, haiti, India, Iraq, Ireland, Palestine, Peru, Spain, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA and Venezuela. Grassroots Struggle Against Sexism and Racism: An International Comparison Saturday 31 January, 9.30am-5.30pm Bolivar Hall, Venezuelan […]

In a world where only 6% of film directors and 12% of screen directors we need a group like Birds Eye View to address the problem. Birds Eye View launched as a short film festival in 2002, registered as a charity in 2004 and has been producing major women based film festivals since 2005. This […]

The Women’s Networking Hub based in the West Midlands have announced a networking event to be held in the next year. The event will bring together women centric organisations and agencies that offer a special service to women in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Tuesday 13th January, 2009 4pm – 8pm Library Theatre, Birmingham Doors […]

The return today of trainee GP Humayra Abedin to London today made a clear message of what the state can do for women in cases of forced marriage. New laws launched by the UK in November this year set the scene for the protection of vulnerable women who may have previously disappeared from school, and […]

The 2008 Million Women Rise March attracted 5,000 women into the centre of London to call for an end to male violence against women. MWR showed the world how organising a march was done providing a fleet of wheelchairs, a minibus to transport women with mobility support needs and British Sign Language signers on the […]

The National Philanthropy Capital are a 40 strong team who provide independent information on donating to charities, they work hard to find out which charities provide the best services regardless of their budget or nationwide familiarity. Their new paper on Social Campaigning looks at educating donors on the benefits and nuances of campaigning charities and […]