Archive for February, 2012

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Updated on 29th February 2012:

29 February 2012 at 5:00 pm

EWAV Works presents – Women’s new world with Shere Hite – London ~ 8th, 9th and 15th March 2012

Internationally bestselling author and feminist Dr. Shere Hite will be joining Lola Atkins, founder of London social enterprise Eye with a View Works (EWAV Works), to run a series of events aimed at empowering young women and counteracting the negative messages they receive from the media.

The events will take the form of a talk and a workshop for young women. They will take place at universities across London, commencing on International Women’s Day (8th March) at The University of East London and throughout March with events at Kings College London, University College of London, Cambridge University, London Southbank University and London School of Economics.

University of East London Dockland Campus
Room EB G08, East building, Ground floor
University Way
E16 2rd
Thursday, 8 March 2012 from 13:00 to 15:00

Kings College London
New Hunts House
Guys Campus, Lecture Theatre 2
SE1 1UL
Friday, 9 March 2012 from 13:00 to 15:00 (GMT)

University College, London
25 Gordon Square
WC1H 0AG
Thursday, 15 March 2012 from 16:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

To book a place at any of these events go to http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/1974224507?s=7193807

EWAV Works develops engaging opportunities for 7-25 year olds using digital and new media platforms, such as animation and motion images production. The company has worked with thousands of young people over the past seven years, including partnerships with schools and young offender institutions.

29 February 2012 at 2:05 am

Festival51 2012!!!! – London ~ 5th to 9th March 2912

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, E1 4NS
Monday 5th March 2012 at 17:30 until Friday 9th March 2012 at 23:30

QMEquality proudly hosts Festival51 2012!

An entire week of events, activities and workshops discussing women’s international and national issues.

From the Vagina Monologues to Self Defence: there is something for everyone!

All events are FREE and open to all so please come along!!!

ULU Students are welcome (please bring your student IDs), and external guests can email womensofficer@qmsu.org to be put on the guestlist.

Please spread this to your friends!

Line up will be updated below:

Monday 5th
* Film Screenings

Tuesday 6th
* Hollaback http://hollaback-uk.blogspot.com/ Francis Bancroft building 3.20 at 6.30pm

Wednesday 7th
* The Vagina Monologues (Directed and acted by QM students) – Arts 1, G.O1 at 7pm
* Self Defence QMotion at 4pm
* Feminism: Reformist or Revolutionary? with Judith Orr, Rania Khan – GO Jones Building at 4pm

Thursday 8th
* Transfeminism – David Sizer Lecture Theatre – A discussion group on being transgender within feminism and poetry reading with poet Roz Kaveney. at 6pm

Friday 9th
* Final talk with Zita Holbourne – David Sizer Lecture Theatre at 6pm

Check for updates at http://www.facebook.com/events/110755029052288/?ref=nf

29 February 2012 at 2:00 am

Coventry Women’s Voices will be calling on women to Raise Your Voice for International Women’s Day on Saturday 10th March

We will be holding a stall outside Sainsbury’s in the City Centre (opposite Transport Museum) from 11-1.

Women will be asked to write a sentance or two about what they would like to say to the Council and Coventry MPs on megaphone shaped slips of paper. Coventry women’s Voices will collect these together and present them to the Council and Coventry MPs.

Come and make your voice heard, or help on the stall.

Other activities for International Women’s Day include:

Saturday 3rd March in London there is the Million Women Rise March

On Thursday 8th March there will be ‘Bridges of Peace and Hope’ for the future, on Millennium Bridge (outside the Transport Museum) between 12:00 – 13:00.

In the evening the Women of Achievement Awards night will be at the Britannia Hotel, Fairfax Street 8th March 2012, 18:30 onwards

Tickets cost £15 each, food and entertainment included

Tickets available from The Britannia Hotel, Fairfax Street, 024 7663 3733 or West Orchards Shopping Centre Management Suite level 5 Blue Corner, 024 7623 4510

Source: http://coventrywomensvoices.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/raise-your-voice-in-coventry-for-international-womens-day/

29 February 2012 at 1:53 am

Hosla Project Open Invite for International Women’s Day – Manchester ~ 7th March 2012

Attend an open day at Hosla on the 7th March 2012 – Windrush Millenium Center, Manchester…

Come and see what provisions we provide to empower South Asian Women who have or are experiencing domestic abuse…..

Come and meet our new Children’s Outreach Worker and our new Women’s worker….

Come n meet other agencies n let’s see how we can work together….

Hope to see u all soon…message me if ur agency would like to hold an information stall… Thank u

On Wednesday 7th March 2012 from 10am -4pm
Windrush Millenium Centre
70 Alexandra Road,
Moss Side,
M16 7WD

Come along and find out what we do at the HOSLA project. The day is packed with information and therapies for all to enjoy………

There will be speeches from professionals and stalls……

For more details please in box me or contact contact Shaz or Shaf on 0161 636 7560

29 February 2012 at 1:49 am

Funny Women seek volunteers for WOW Festival – 9th-11th March 2012

From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March, Funny Women will be appearing again at this year’s WOW (Women of the World) Festival at London’s Southbank Centre.

We have a stall over these three days in the WOW Fest market place and would be very grateful for any help you might be able to give us.

We’re looking for volunteers to help out with our stall and to promote Funny Women at the event.

I have devised a stall time table below and if you are able to help out, could you please drop me an email stating which slot/s you are able to do.

Here are some details of the event: http://funnywomen.com/magazine.php?a=346

Many Thanks

Lucy x
Lucy Huchinson

FRIDAY 9TH MARCH
11am – 2pm
2pm – 5pm
5pm – 7pm

SATURDAY 10TH MARCH
11pm – 2pm
2pm – 5pm
5pm – 7pm

SUNDAY 11TH MARCH
12pm – 3pm
3pm – 6pm

29 February 2012 at 1:45 am

History walk: Manchester’s radical women ~ 4th March 2012

This walk will explore the history of radical women in Manchester including the Co-operative movement, the Town Hall, trade unionism, the Clarion movement, the Manchester Guardian and Peterloo

Meet at noon at Co-operative Bank Corporation Street, Manchester

Numbers are limited and bookings can be made through the Manchester Histories Festival websitehttp://www.manchesterhistoriesfestival.org.uk – £7/£6

further information from Michael Herbert, redflagwalks’gmail.com

Email: redflagwalks@gmail.com
Website: http://www.manchesterhistoriesfestival.org.uk.

29 February 2012 at 1:40 am

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