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Commission on Older Women Interim Report September 2013

On Saturday 28th September the interim report on the commission on Older women was launched and “Your Britain” are welcoming comment.  Have your say! This is an interim report and they will continue to gather evidence and review findings with … Continue reading

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Women at the Cutting Edge

Inspired by ‘Unravelling Equality’ and the TUC Toolkit for demonstrating the impact of the cuts on women’s lives, Liz James and Jackie Patiniotis from the School of Humanities and Social Science, Liverpool John Moores University, conducted a piece of research … 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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Unemployment up by 74% among Minority Ethnic women in Coventry: New report uncovers cost of cuts

 Monday 8 July 2013 For more information contact Kindy Sandhu 07921 904212/ 024 77677994or email kindy_sandhu@yahoo.co.uk Unemployment up by 74% among Minority Ethnic women in Coventry: New report uncovers cost of cuts Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women are … Continue reading

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Originally published at Islington Now, with additional reporting by Jess Denham. Domestic violence campaign poster courtesy of Islington Council Victims of domestic violence are waiting more than a year for rehousing, according to figures obtained…

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An everyday occurrence?: women and street harassment

Have you been affected by street harassment? Are you concerned about how safe women feel in Coventry? Come and join a discussion about our experiences of street harassment, how it makes us feel and what can be done about it. … Continue reading

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Coventry University’s ‘Women and Social Justice’ Series

The first seminar in Coventry University’s ‘Women and Social Justice’ Series, is taking place on Thursday 21st February at 12.00 midday-2.00 pm in Jaguar Building (Refreshments & Lunch Included). ‘Exploring the concept of sexual exploitation’ Dr Pam Lowe (Aston University) … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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New ESOL classes for women in Foleshill

Do you want to learn English? Do you have childcare needs? Looking for FREE courses? Foleshill Women’s Training Centre’s new ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes run on Thursday & Friday mornings and are free (subject to an eligibility check). … Continue reading

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How Safe are Women in Coventry from Harassment in Public Places

Press Release Harassment in Coventry: survey launched Embargoed until 00.01 hrs Wednesday 21 November 2012 For more information contact Mary-Ann Stephenson 07957 338582 email maryann@maryannstephenson.co.uk  How safe are women in Coventry from harassment in public places?  Coventry Women’s Voices (CWV) … Continue reading

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