Archive for August, 2009

Date: 27th September 2009 Time: 1.00pm – 4.30pm Location: The Imperial War Museum, London Cost: Free Women in war or peacetime do not always get the historical credit they deserve. Through film and documentaries find out about Black women who have led the resistance against slavery, colonialism, and racism. In association with Tony Warner and […]

Date: 10th September 2009 Time: 10.30am—2.30pm Location: Jubilee Hall, 192 Ladypool Road (B12 8JS) The Well is a women’s peer support group for women in Sparkbrook / Balsall Heath with isolation, anxiety, postnatal depression or low mood around the birth of a child. By providing friendship, refreshment and an opportunity to express themselves through telling […]

From the desk of The Glasgow Women’s Library… I have unfortunately received an email this morning that one of the lead characters in our DVD has had to pull out due to ill health so we are urgently looking for someone to fill the role. The DVD is  a 15 minute film to promote the […]

Date: Wedneday 25th Novemeber Time: 9:30-4:30pm Location: Leicestershire Constabulary Headquarters, St Johns, Leicester Cost: Free, however if you do not attend and do not inform H.O.P.E 48 hours prior to event you will be charged £25 H.O.P.E Training & Consultancy & Leicestershire Constabulary present the 2nd Annual Conference in Leicester looking at Forced Marriages & […]

The Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE) has launched an appeal to raise donations of sanitary towels for refugee and asylum-seeking women.  They are calling on shoppers to add an extra pack of sanitary towels to their basket or donate £1 to buy seven supermarket-value packs.  The campaign began after JCORE Support Coordinator Caroline Glasner […]

From Laura at the F-Word Kat Banyard is looking to interview women who have had an abortion as part of her research for a book on feminism called ‘The Equality Illusion’ which will be published next year by Faber & Faber: If you have had an abortion and would be willing to anonymously share details […]

The nominations for the Emma Humphries Memorial prize, awarded every year to individuals and groups who work to stop violence against women, are now open. This year will be the first time an international prize is up for grabs. Awards will be presented at the culmination of the annual Reclaim the Night march in London, […]