Category Archives: Events

Coventry Women’s Voices congratulates Bob Jones on his election as Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands.

At our women’s question time meeting which he attended on 31st October Bob Jones, along with all the other candidates for PCC, made a commitment to reverse the decision of the West Midlands police not to refer rape victims in … Continue reading

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Coventry Women’s Voices welcomes SARC decision

Coventry Women’s Voices has welcomed the unanimous commitment by all candidates to be Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands that they would reverse the current police policy on referrals to the Coventry SARC. At the moment West Midlands … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day and Coventry Women of Achievement Awards 2013

Coventry Women’s Forum are currently seeking nominees for Coventry’s 2013 Women of Achievement Awards.  The annual prize is awarded to celebrate the efforts of ordinary women whose contributions make an extraordinary difference.  This may include: Women who are compassionate Women … Continue reading

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Yes, Yes, Oh YES! – Warwick Anti-Sexism Society’s Consent Campaign

Warwick University’s Anti-Sexism Society (WASS) is holding a consent campaign during freshers’ fortnight centred around sex under the influence of alcohol. The campaign, which begins on the 4th October 2012, will involve handing out flyers with the message “yes, yes, … Continue reading

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The “Paint it Purple” 2012 Campaign: [Painting the Internet Purple and Selling Cupcakes for the cause to stop violence against women worldwide]

The Pixel Project, the global volunteer-led online nonprofit working to end Violence Against Women (VAW) worldwide, is proud to launch their third annual global “Paint It Purple” campaign to inspire men and women to work together to prevent, stop and … Continue reading

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Coventry Peace Festival

Positive Images Festival is delighted to be associated with Coventry Peace Festival. To mark Peace Festival 2012, we are arranging a competition at which you can showcase your musical/dance talent. We invite local songwriters, musicians and dancers to enter a … Continue reading

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What do women in Coventry want from the new Police and Crime Commissioner?

On 15 November 2012 there will be elections for a Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands (covering Coventry) Police and Crime Commissioners will be responsible for: • Appointing the Chief Constable and holding them to account; • Producing a … Continue reading

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Positive images festival

Coventry’s Positive Images Festival is taking place now. Write a poem about the Olympics for a Poetry competition as part of the festival (closing date 2 July 2012) From Athens to the London 2012 Olympics– an exibition in the balcony … Continue reading

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Women and the Cuts; Coventry Trades Council meeting – 17 May

Women and the Cuts: A toolkit for campaigners Coventry Trades Council are organising a public meeting on Women and the Cuts Thursday 17th May 8pm, Koco, Spon End, Coventry  CV1 3JQ Mary-Ann Stephenson will be speaking from Coventry Women’s Voices … Continue reading

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Pink Picnic 19 May 2012

Pink Picnic Saturday 19 May For the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia there will be a Pink Picnic in Coventry Memorial Park on Saturday 19 May between 11-4. Click here for more information

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