Category Archives: Violence Against Women and Girls

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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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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Midlands Women’s Aid needs donations to cover local government cuts to Support Provision

Midlands Women’s Aid, Charity no 1055578, is a specialist Domestic Abuse provider. We were established in February 1974 to support women and children experiencing Domestic Abuse. We provide a 9 unit Refuge and Outreach services. Due to local government cuts … 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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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 City Council Sex Entertainment Venues Consultation

Coventry City Council is consulting on a ‘nil’ policy for Sex Entertainment Venues (for example lap dancing clubs). This would mean that Council policy would be to not allow SEVs in Coventry. The consultation is at http://www.coventry.gov.uk/sevconsultation2012 Coventry Women’s Voices is … Continue reading

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