Category Archives: Equality and Diversity

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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Layers of Inequality – the impact of public spending cuts on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women

Unite and Coventry Women’s Voices invite you to: Layers of Inequality – the impact of public spending cuts on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women Wednesday 5 March 2014 at 1-3 pm Committee Room 16, House of Commons, Westminster, London … Continue reading

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PCC Commissioning Consultation 2013

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner wants to know how to spend his money across the region and is consulting on commissioning delivery mechanisms. The consultation finishes on 31 May 2013. The link to the consultation survey is here: … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT WARNS OF RETURN TO MALE DOMINATED LABOUR MARKET

Women’s unemployment risen to 25 year high whilst men’s has decreased   –       Government’s plans for growth are leaving women behind: 60 per cent of ‘new’ private sector jobs have gone to men;   –       Failure to take more action risks creating … Continue reading

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VOICES AGAINST THE CUTS: WOMEN AND AUSTERITY

Angry about what’s happening to benefits, jobs, pensions, many of our services, rights, and our NHS? What can we do about it? Chair: Lisa Dando Director Brighton Women’s Centre Speakers: Caroline Lucas MP Olufemi Hughes formed Community Dialogue for Change … Continue reading

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Calm down dear and leave it to the smart people in Whitehall

Author: Mary-Ann Stephenson David Cameron made a speech earlier this week where he said he was ‘calling time’ on Equality Impact Assessments and that where ‘these issues had been considered’ there was now no need to do an EIA. Cameron’s … Continue reading

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Coventry Women’s Voices Meeting with Police and Crime Commisioners Questions for the candidates

On 31st October 2012 Coventry Women’s Voices organised a Women’s Question Time meeting with all the candidates to be Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands. We asked women to submit questions in advance via email, twitter and Facebook. … Continue reading

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What’s your problem?

from Women’s Networking Hub: Women in Birmingham and the West Midlands are dealing with a range of issues and inequalities that face them every day. This is your chance to change that. The Women’s Networking Hub is working with the … Continue reading

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impact of spending cuts on older women in Coventry

Coventry Women’s Voices is keen to get in touch with anyone who can help with a new report on the impact of the spending cuts on older women in Coventry,. Last year Coventry Women’s Voices and the Centre for Human … Continue reading

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