Not My Life: A film about slavery in our time

Coventry Feminists and Coventry University presents an evening examining the global human trafficking industry* . The evening will include the screening of “Not My Life”.

…”Filmed on five continents across four years, ‘Not My Life‘ explores and examines the many different levels that make up the complex criminal enterprise that is Human Trafficking. It is an eye-opening and disturbing documentary that reveals to it’s audience that modern day slavery is abundant and closer to home than one realises.”

You can find out more about the film, and watch the trailer here:

The screening will be followed by a discussion with a panel of guest speakers and an opportunity for questions.

Speakers confirmed include:

Glynn Rankin – Former Deputy Head of the UK Human Trafficking Centre. Currently a Member of the EU Group of Experts on Trafficking.

Dr. Simon Massey – Senior Lecturer, International Studies and Social Science at Coventry University. Founder member of the Research and Education Forum, the United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre.

Dr. Rino Coluccello – Senior Lecturer, Department of International Studies and Social Science at
Coventry University. Researched on the human trade between onAfrica/Middle East and Europe.

Carrie Pemberton Ford – Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (

Olufunke Aluko-Daniels – PhD student Coventry University currently writing a thesis on Human Trafficking in Nigeria.

This is a free event hosted by Coventry University, in association with Coventry Feminists. All are welcome to attend.

Date: Wednesday 7th November

Time: 6 – 9pm (doors open at 5:30pm)

Location: Humber lecture theatre (GEG31), George Eliot building, Coventry University
For directions see campus map here:

Coventry Feminists was founded in 2012 by Coventry Women’s Voices member, Naomi Wilcox.  They are a feminist cultural group that meet on a regular basis to discuss films, poetry, art and news stories as well as arrange and attend exhibitions, theatre productions and other events.

Their aim is “to create friendships, give encouragement and stir to action!”

Membership is free and open to anyone that identifies as a feminist or a feminist ally.

For more information visit their Facebook page at


About coventrywomensvoices

Coventry Womens Voices is an independent group of women’s organisations, organisations working with women and individuals that have come together to ensure women’s voices are heard when policy is made in Coventry. Our mission is to “Make Women’s Voices Heard in Coventry”.
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