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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”.

What are the parties offering women at the 2017 Election?

Come and question the candidates at our hustings meeting: Coventry Women’s Voices Hustings  Tuesday 16 May, 7-9pm Committee room 3, Council House The meeting is free but please email CoventryWomen@gmail.com to confirm a place There is an event page on … Continue reading

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In or out of Europe: what does it mean for women?

Coventry Women’s Voices, Coventry Women’s Networking Group (WNG) and Coventry Feminists invite you to: Date and time: Tuesday 21st June 2016, 7pm – 9pm Venue: Coventry Council House – Diamond Rooms 1 & 2 Earl Street, Coventry CV1 5RR The … Continue reading

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Community and Resistance Seminar Series

Centre for Communities and Social Justice (CCSJ) and Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Network Black History Month Thursday 30th October  12.30 -2.30pm Frederick Lanchester Building, Room 209 Let’s talk about Black Men  In the UK there is a rich tradition … Continue reading

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Benefit sanctions make it harder for Coventry people to find work: new report finds

MEDIA RELEASE – 13/10/2014 For immediate release For more information please contact Daksha Piparia 02476 252019 or Janet Gurney on 02476 253174 Benefit sanctions make it harder for Coventry people to find work: new report finds Benefit sanctions are making … Continue reading

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Can you help make Reclaim the Night 2015 a success?

Reclaim the Night is a women-led event fighting for the right of all women to be out on the street and in public spaces without fear or threat of violence. Last year women in Coventry organised the first Reclaim the … Continue reading

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Strengthening links between academia, statutory agencies and the third sector: A half day workshop for those who believe in collaboration and co-operation across the social policy spectrum.

You are invited to a free half day event to bring together voluntary and statutory organisations from Coventry with academics from the University of Warwick and Coventry University to discuss ways in which we might work more closely together, build … Continue reading

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THE PRICE OF HONOUR: Exploring the Issues of Sexual Violence within South Asian Communities in Coventry

**TRIGGER WARNING** In February of this year, Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC) conducted a research project aimed at understanding the discrepancy between the help South Asian women and girls were asking them for within community settings in Coventry, and … Continue reading

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Coventry Family Information Service

Coventry Family Information Service is a Government initiative that works under Section 12 of the Children Act 2006, ‘Duty to Provide Information’. They are a sign-posting service, providing information to parents/families regarding childcare and education, activities, support groups, counselling, funding as … Continue reading

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Trojan Horse: Ofsted & the media fall short on gender

By Coventry Women’s Voices member, Kindy Sandhu – Originally published at Feminist Times. Following the ‘Trojan Horse’ allegations of an Islamic extremist plot in British schools, the press has failed to focus on the fact that Ofsted inspections in fact unearthed findings … Continue reading

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Bea Campbell – ‘The End of Equality’

Join Coventry Women’s Voices  &  Coventry University for a free talk with  leading  feminist, Beatrix Campbell about her new book ‘The End of Equality’. The event will take place on 19th June 2014 at 5.30 pm, Jaguar Building, Gosford Street, … Continue reading

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