Archive for February, 2009

The Griffin Society is a voluntary organisation working for the care and resettlement of female offenders which helps lcoate and implrement best practice for women in the criminal justice system using a three point system; 1. Funding Practitioner led research via the Research Fellowship programme 2. Effective coordination and dissemination of information 3. Facilitating practical […]

What do young women want? If you are organising an event with young women (maybe for International Women’s Day), please help the Feminist Webs project with this simple action! They want to create a book called ‘What Young Women Want’ to go to local and national decision makers across the UK to make sure young […]

The Women’s Resource Centre and the Equality and Human Rights Commission are holding a conference on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) The event, held this March, is free but does require registration which you can do by downloading a booking form. There’s a bevy of […]

A collaboration between Birmingham City Council’s Health Education Service, the Safer Birmingham Partnership and Heart of Birmingham TPCT has led to the forming of an event on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to be held in March. Course Code MY3CCTA1 AUDIENCE FGM, (sometimes known as female circumcision), is more common in a number of Birmingham communities […]

OBJECT the group that challenge ‘Sex Object Culture’, the objectification of women and the normalising of the porn and sex industries through lad’s mags or lap dancing are looking to bulk up their northern branch to help them with the following campaigns Planning protests with FemSoc against Miss Leeds (regional heat of Miss England) Involvement […]

Fawcett continue their temperature taking of the country by launching another enquiry into people’s personal views, this time on the use of the sex industry within business. Tired of being told graphic images of nude women in the office is ‘just fun’, or being left out of after hours bonding at the lap dancing club? […]

The press has been bursting with news as rape crisis centres and women only spaces rapidly lose funding that keeps them afloat, Lambeth Women’s Project is one of these services in much need of our support. Many of the achievements that women have made in the last forty years are under threat because of a […]