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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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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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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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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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Women’s History Project

Coventry Women’s Voices member and founder of Coventry Feminists, Naomi Wilcox, is currently working on a new online women’s history project which aims to highlight the stories of incredible women from history. Naomi is looking for people who may wish … Continue reading

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Coventry Reclaim the Night – media release – Saturday 1st March 2014

Sunday 23rd February 2014 – For Immediate Release MEDIA RELEASE  For more information contact Mary-Ann Stephenson 07957 338582 or email maryann@maryannstephenson.co.uk or Naomi Wilcox on 07775 601210 or email katacharin@hotmail.com  Coventry Women Reclaim the Night – March on Saturday 1st … 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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Are the spending cuts disproportionately impacting on women in the BME community?

Author: Kalwinder Sandhu (CWV Board Member) Listening to Malala Yousafzai  on the radio, I was struck by a number of things.  Firstly how eloquent and well thought out her arguments were.  This young woman has shown such courage to be … Continue reading

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