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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 info@npcuk.org or call […]


The BBC has launched an open-source project to produce a 4-part documentary series about the web, to mark its upcoming 20th birthday. http://www.bbc.co.uk/digitalrevolution/. To really help shape the production as well as show a female audience that women are contributing to the web (technologically, economically and socially), women need to get involved. Otherwise our contributions […]


Sabrina Chapadjiev, editor of Live Through This (Seven Stories Press, May 2008) will give her only London talk on the relationship between creativity and self-destruction, as part of a UK tour. Live Through This is a fearless exploration of women’s silent rage, the power that can come from internal struggle, and the possibility of transforming […]


A new report published by the Fawcett Society’s Commission on Women and the Criminal Justice System (1) finds widespread discrimination in practices and attitudes towards women across the criminal justice system. (2) The Macpherson report demonstrated how institutional racism was affecting criminal justice agencies. (3) Today’s report places institutional sexism firmly on the agenda. Key […]


The photographer, Sonalle, has recently completed a photo project called Ethnic Minority Domestic Violence Survivors (you can see images on her website). She is now working on a new project called ‘Ethnic Minorities Coming Out. She wants to start taking photographs this month and would like to meet people at all stages of the coming […]


The Sheila McKechnie Foundation, who promote, campaign and support campaigners working to make a lasting social change, have launched a new award to recognise women who are making a difference in the world today.  While many women do enjoy great freedom and success, that’s simply not true for all women. New for 2009, this award will recognise […]


Date: July 1st, 200 Time: 10am – 4pm Location: The Quad, Derby Do the Right Thing have organised their second annual day of effective use of the art when working within domestic violence. Workshops include, music, dance, performance, poetry, drama, art therapy, writing, film and more. We all know the depressing and challenging stats on […]