Category Archives: Gender Equality

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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Focus group for women who have had their benefits sanctioned – Monday 7 April 11.30-1.00, Coventry Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Coventry Women’s Voices are helping Fawcett Society organise a focus group for women who have had their benefits sanctioned in Coventry, which will feed into Fawcett’s Independent Inquiry into the impact of benefit reform on women. The participants need to … 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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Coventry Women’s Voice’s “Kindy” talks spending cuts on BBC WM Chatback

Coventry Womens Voices member and lead author of the report “Layers of Inequality: A human rights and equality impact assessment of the public spending cuts on BAME women in Coventry” , Kalwinder Sandhu (or better known as Kindy by Coventry Women’s Voices … Continue reading

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#RapeIsRape

** TRIGGER WARNING** Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC) and Coventry City Council have produced a very powerful new video called #Rape is Rape in Any Language.  The campaign has been supported by Coventry Bears Rugby League Team.   … Continue reading

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Disabled women in Geneva for the 55th session of CEDAW questioning UK government on women’s rights

” It is essential that disabled women are represented in processes like CEDAW reporting as too often our experience as disabled women is invisible, this is an opportunity to change this and show how the cuts and legal changes are … Continue reading

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Layers of Inequality Launched

Coventry Women’s Voices, together with the Centre for Human Rights in Practice, Coventry Ethnic Minority Action Partnership and Foleshill Women’s Training has launched our new report, Layers of Inequality: a human rights and equality impact assessment of  the spending cuts … 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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