Archive for October, 2009

Date: 4-5 December 2009 (with associated activities on 6 December) Location: University of Manchester *** REGISTRATION NOW OPEN *** Keynote Speakers: Dr. Anne-Marie Fortier (Lancaster University) Prof. Gabriele Griffin (University of York) Dr. Amrit Wilson (Royal Holloway) Register by Oct 23 for Early Bird discount.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page to download […]

Date: 09 November 2009 Time: 2-5pm Venue: TUC, Great Russell St, London Cost: Free A special half-day conference will explore: personal accounts, the ‘retirement cliff edge’, the state pension age, and the demise of final salary pension schemes. How to book: The event is free but booking is essential. To register, email or call […]

Proposals to license lap dancing clubs in the same way as sex shops is about to be debated in the Lords. We have until 3rd November to make sure the Lords adopt our proposals to make licensing compulsory, not voluntary, for local authorities and to make sure venues are not exempt if they hold lap […]

Date: Friday 30th October 2009 Time: 10am to 4.30pm Address: womenintechnology offices, 114 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7JH Cost: £213 + VAT (This price includes a copy of the book ‘Beyond the Boys Club’). The most successful women working in male-dominated fields know that you can’t win the game if you’re not willing to play […]

Mary Honeyball MEP is the Labour representative in the European Parliament for London. She is the Labour spokesperson for women’s rights in Europe as she sits on the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee. She is also the Group Coordinator of the Parliament’s Culture Committee, which also legislates on issues surrounding sporting events such as […]

Amnesty International UK is organising a mass lobby of parliament on 4 November 2009 to lobby MPs at Westminster on the No Recourse to Public Funds Rule. Many women come to the UK, often legally, in the hope of improving their lives. They may come on temporary work permits, student visas or spousal visas. Some […]

Date: Wednesday 21 October 2009 Time: 7pm Location: Brixton Library, London After many months of research and interviewing those who knew Olive, the Remembering Olive Collective and Lambeth Archives are proud to be launching a public archive dedicated to Olive Morris and the different groups and campaigns she was part of. The collection includes Olive’s […]