Archive for January, 2009

This morning the Equality and Human Rights Commission issued a strongly worded warning to over 100 councils across the UK threatening legal action against those who continue to provide sufficient rape crisis centres and support for victims of domestic abuse. What better time to pick up a pen and support one rape crisis centre in […]

Gresham College in London has been offering free lectures for over 400 years and what better way to continue listening and learning in life than in the historical Barnard’s Inn Hall. Amongst the usual myriad of themes and ideas this month there are two which may prove of interest to those involved in discussions on […]

The fifth annual Bird’s Eye View film festival, held in praise of women and film will take place at the BFI Southbank, London between March 5th – 13th. Get ready for 9 days jam-packed with over 70 events, with breathtaking films from all corners of the globe including two-time Oscar® nominee FROZEN RIVER, top US […]

We’d like to flag up an opportunity for you to get some exposure for you project or initiative to help women, Unison are calling for their female members to get in touch and share their stories and experiences. UNISON Press and Broadcasting Office is looking for members working in charities and voluntary sector projects, local […]

Scary Little Girls productions are putting on another engaging and fun show in London this time at the SOAS Student’s Union. The Riot Showgrrrls Club is a critically acclaimed pro sex, anti pornography cabaret show with all proceeds going towards the London Feminist Network to support their campaigning. Follow the link to find out more […]

Another tip off from the Women’s Networking Hub for the Muslim Women Power list, run by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in conjunction with the Times newspaper and emel, the Muslim lifestyle magazine The Muslim Women Power List commends the achievements of Muslim women in business, the arts, media, voluntary and public sectors. It will raise […]

The SHE’s Inspiring Women Awards were brought to my attention by Shahida Choudhry of the Women’s Networking Hub, it seems like a great way to get involved with raising the awareness of women making great achievements. Do you know someone inspiring who may fit into one of these following categories? – The innovator/pioneer – The […]