Archive for the ‘BME’ Category

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 […]

Date: Tuesday 13th October Time: 9.30 – 1pm Location: The Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB Influencing Local Decisions is a workshop for women – and in particular Black and Minority Ethnic women. The aim is the look at how you can influence the decisions that affect your community and neighbourhood. We will be […]

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 […]

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: 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 & […]

Date: Saturday 10th October Time: 9.30am – 5pm Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London Cost: £4.50 waged, £2.50 unwaged (£1 discount if you register in advance) Registration has now opened for the 2009 Feminism in London Conference. Speakers include Susie Orbach, Beatrix Campbell, Gunilla S. Ekberg, Marai Larasi, Claudia da Silva, Sabrina Qureshi, Denise […]