Archive for March, 2009

Amnesty UK has put together a case study of their 1in10 campaign conducted over International Women’s Day. The campaign, which took place online and through social networking applications such as twitter and facebook, aimed to draw attention to the plight of Violence Against Women and the Map of Gaps study. On the day, hundreds of […]

Manchester Town Hall is currently displaying a series of pictures taken by 20 refugee women in the area who were asked to take pictures of things that inspired them and gave them strength to carry on in adversity. The Manchester Evening News report Antonia Dunn, of the British Red Cross, said: “The group of women […]

Nawal El Saadawi – Feminist Trailblazer Saturday 4th April – 5pm “The leading spokeswoman on the status of women in the Arab world.” The Guardian Considered by many to be the first female Muslim author to write about feminism, sex and the veil, Nawal El Saadawi has published numerous novels as well as writing extensively […]

On Wednesday 6th May 6-7.30pm Compass and the Fawcett Society will host a joint event in the Bothroyd Room at the Houses of Parliament, to discuss gender in relation to the current economic crisis. The event is entitled “Women in the recession: Gender equality and the economic crisis. Confirmed speakers so far include Katherine Rake, […]

Object, the effective campaigners challenging sexism and pushing for political and social change require some volunteers, most likely in London, to help with creating new resource material. Lads’ mags researcher: OBJECT is looking for an intern to produce short reports on lad’s mags. These would be written in a similar manner to our previous short […]

Voice4Change England are conducting a campaign to raise awareness of the often successful always vital Black and Minority Ethnic Third Sector. To curb the lack of understanding in the crucial work that BME services provide for margianalised communities that improve community the Early Day Motion 620 Voice4Change has been put down by Alun Michael MP […]

The Following is taken directly from the Women’s Aid Website. Use this link for the page, and the document. ContactPoint is the national database of all children in England. From a safety point of view, it is imperative that all Women’s Aid members engage with their local authorities to ensure that children (and their non-abusing […]