Archive for September, 2009

Date: Thursday 22nd October 2009 Time: 6pm to 9pm Address: womenintechnology offices, 114 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7JH Cost: £57 + VAT What do you think of when you hear ‘politics’? Machiavellian? Self-Serving? Or ‘behind the scenes influencing efforts’? Studies reveal that women place greater value on building relationships with people they like (whom they […]

Speaker(s): Baroness Deech of Cumnor DBE Date/Time: 13/10/2009, 1pm Venue: Museum of London When it comes to the division of assets and income after divorce, England and Wales have sweeping laws. London is called the divorce capital of Europe, and English judges have transformed parliamentary law on maintenance to favour women. There is disagreement about […]

H/T Million Women Rise – from Hannah Austin “We are campaigning for the Welsh Assembly Government to improve their policies to tackle violence against women in Wales. 2 women a week are still dying of domestic abuse alone in Wales, and the rape conviction rate remains a shocking 8% in Wales. Please visit our Facebook […]

Location: LIVERPOOL and Festival, The Box, Fact, 88 Wood St, L1 4DQ, Liverpool Date: Friday 25 September, Time: 2pm Price: £7/£5 Location: LONDON, Goldsmith’s, University of London, Small Hall Cinema Date: Tuesday 29 September Time: 6.30pm Price:£3 CLUB DES FEMMES Presents ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ This is how the critic Linda […]

Seminar: Sexual Violence against Women – What’s the policy? Location: Kings Cross London Date: 5th October Time: 10am – 1pm This seminar aims to increase awareness in the women’s sector of sexual and other forms of gender- based violence and of current policy developments. Attendants will benefit from an awareness of violence against women as […]

PDF Download Leading Article: p.1- 4 Key US cases relating to women asylum seekers Sector Update p.5-6 The UK Government has recently produced two reports for international bodies, detailing its progress relating to women’s equality.  Both fail to cover women asylum seekers’ issues. Significant Legal Issues p.6-7 Assessing whether an asylum seeker is a lesbian […]

Birds Eye View was founded as a short film event in 2002, registered as a charity in 2004, launched the UK’s first major women’s film festival in 2005, and are now developing year-round activity with the First Weekenders Club, BEV Labs, touring programme and online community. They have one paid position, a voluntary position and […]