UK Gender Newswire Archive
06-03-2007 16:38An opportunity to come and discuss socialist feminist ideas.
06-03-2007 11:28We are going to have a protest outside George (Asda's clothing line) in Liverpool City Centre on Thursday for International Women's Day - since its mainly women workers who produce the cheap clothes for ASDA, Tesco & Primark. We'll meet at 4.30 outside George (or 4pm at the basement) and stay until around 6.30 (or closing time, if that is sooner).
05-03-2007 16:34Come celebrate IWD it the Vortex
04-03-2007 11:42Houzan Mahmoud, Representative of the Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq has been threatened by Islamic Fundamentalists. On February 26, 2007, Houzan received an e-mail signed by Ansar al-Islam, the notoriously brutal jihadist group based in Kurdistan/Iraq.
03-03-2007 15:31Celebrate International Women's Day @ The Working Class
Saturday 10th March 2007 2pm
Speakers: Nes Brierley, Bernadette Hyland, Imra Shoaib
Songs from Claire Mooney
plus exhibition, displays and refreshments. All welcome
02-03-2007 09:54• Ana da Silva, Gina Birch & The Raincoats, Hello Cuca, Sky Larkin, The Duloks, Rae Spoon, Lianne Hall, Shrag, Polly Shang Kuan Band, Guardians of Ancient Wisdom, The Smears, Baba Yaga and many more
• 6 days of music and arts events across 7 city centre venues in Leeds celebrating creativity, diversity and promoting gender equality.
• Over 100 events in all; with more than 25 bands and music artists, 25 dance and theatre performances, 20 workshops and a multitude of arts exhibitions and even more to come
28-02-2007 19:14Women rightlessness is a characteristic of today unequal world. In many countries, women are officially and lawfully deprived even from the little rights that men enjoy.
28-02-2007 17:12Moscow's homophobic Mayor Luzhkov was met with a emo outsuide City hall ,London this lunchtime...
28-02-2007 14:56Please support and take part in the march for abortion rights taking place on Saturday 3 March.
27-02-2007 19:15Maisha Yetu means - Our Lives in Swahili.
This is a link to a International Women in Media Foundation Project.
Some of us work in IMC/RFS/IWMF :- There are a lot of cross
pollinations in the women's writing movement.
Some collectives have charitable sponsors- which does not
detract from the veracity of a woman's story.*
26-02-2007 23:03For a number of years the Feminist Library has existed in a state of permanent emergency, with a dwindling number of volunteers to take part in running the library, uncertainty about its location and a precarious financial situation. A meeting was held on 24 February to decide on whether to close the library for good. At the meeting a great deal of support was voiced for the library, and it was decided to make one last attempt to save the collection.
26-02-2007 16:19This March sees Ladyfest Leeds (www.ladyfestleeds.co.uk) marching upwards and onwards with events happening in Leeds, gathering pace and raising funds for this not for profit festival which will happen 10th to 15th April, celebrating and empowering female artists and performers. Look out for full details of the Ladyfest Leeds programme featuring over 90 artists, performers and workshops coming out very soon!
22-02-2007 12:20An update on things happening in the coming period: feminist leafleting on Stop the War demo and banner-making at LARC; marching for abortion rights; supporting Iraqi and Iranian women.
19-02-2007 14:43Please give your support to and help us build the abortion rights protest taking place on 3 March.
17-02-2007 21:15Urgent support is needed for a lesbian woman seeking asylum from homophobic persecution: Ms Tilli Latifa who has been detained in Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre for almost nine months faces removal to Tunisia on Tuesday 20 February. Please support her by writing immediately to Immigration Minister Liam Byrne urging that she be allowed to stay (see below for details).
15-02-2007 16:25A demo is to be held in Canterbury, Kent against ongoing Christian Homophobia...
08-02-2007 18:26Nadine Dorries is planning to have ANOTHER go at abortion rights with a termination of pregnancy bill (an earlier version of this bill was defeated in parliament last year). We've written to her as below - write to her yourself at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask her why she's doing this