Archive for the ‘Activism’ Category

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 […]


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: Saturday, 17 October 2009 Time: 18:00 Location: Meet at Five Ways Island, Birmingham, United Kingdom Cost: Free entry to all events but donations very much appreciated both before October 17th and on the night. Reclaim The Night marches started in the UK in the 1970s as a take on the US and Canadian ‘Take […]


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 […]


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 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, […]