Category Archives: Gender Equality

Survey reveals scope of sexual harassment of women in Coventry

  For more information contact Mary-Ann Stephenson of Coventry Women’s Voices on 07957 338582 or email maryann@maryannstephenson.co.uk Launch event: Monday 4 March 2013, 10 am. Herbert Gallery, Jordan Well, Coventry Nearly 40% of women who responded to a survey about … Continue reading

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An Everyday Occurrence: women and street harassment

Coventry Women’s Voices and Coventry University invite you to: An Everyday Occurrence: women and street harassment Monday 4 March 2013 Herbert Art Gallery, Learning Space 2, Jordan Well, Coventry 9.30 registration 10am – 1.30pm To mark International Women’s Day Coventry Women’s … Continue reading

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In the Booth with Ruth – Nicole Rowe, Feminist, Anti-Sex Trade Activist and Co-Founder of Nordic Model Advocates (NorMAs) (Reblogged)

Yesterday, Coventry Women’s Voices blogged about the fantastic work of, Ruth Jacobs, writer and campaigner, who, throughout the month, has conducted interviews with a variety of campaigners, survivors and exited prostituted women for Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Today we will … Continue reading

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Poorest mothers hit hardest by 1% cap on up-rating working age

The UK Women’s Budget Group today releases analysis by Howard Reed, Landman Economics, showing how different family types are affected by the measures in the Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill, which has its second reading tomorrow, January 8th. ‘ Capping the … 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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Autumn Financial Statement – Uncaring and Unequal

The Women’s Budget Group, an organisation dedicated to promoting gender equality, have released their initial response to the Autumn Financial Statement. You can read the press release below: “Today’s announcement offers nothing for women striving and working hard to take care … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) annual report 2011/2012

The 2011/2012 Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) annual report has been released.  The report contains an analysis of the key prosecution issues in each VAWG strand – domestic violence rape sexual offences human trafficking prostitution forced marriage honour based violence … Continue reading

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