Post Tagged with: "Gender"

  • Video: Gender and climate change

    Video: Gender and climate change

    Video June 20, 2012 9:54 am 1 comment

    At this weekend’s Campaign Against Climate Change Conference in SOAS there was a fascinating session on gender and climate change to coincide with the Rio Summit. Here Camden Green Party’s Natalie Bennett discusses the issues;

     
  • Event: Women seeking refuge in a climate of cuts, Wednesday 23 May

    Event: Women seeking refuge in a climate of cuts, Wednesday 23 May

    Event May 16, 2012 10:15 am 2 comments

    Launching the second edition of Seeking Refuge? A handbook for asylum-seeking women. Rights of Women invite you to the launch of the second edition of our handbook, Seeking Refuge? A handbook for asylum-seeking women. Join our expert panel of speakers to discuss the problems facing women with gender-based asylum and […]

     
  • Drawing a line on a woman’s right to choose

    Drawing a line on a woman’s right to choose

    News April 4, 2012 10:46 pm no comments

    The last month and a bit has seen growing tension over abortion. As anti-abortionists 40 Days 4 Life have been picketing the advice center in Bedford Square in some cases approach women who were going to get advise or a medical procedure, on one occasion bragging that they had turned two women […]

     
  • Pro-choice protests defend the right to choose

    Pro-choice protests defend the right to choose

    Video March 31, 2012 9:08 am no comments

    Last night in Bedford Square there was the largest of an ongoing stand off between pro-choice and anti-abortion protesters outside a women’s health clinic. This video is one of a number available from Kate Belgrave who was at the protest.

     
  • Where are the women? Massive gender bias in Assembly candidates

    Where are the women? Massive gender bias in Assembly candidates

    Voices March 30, 2012 1:35 pm no comments

    With all the candidates announced for the London Assembly it has become clear that there is a massive under representation of women standing for office (or is that over representation of men?). Of the seven Mayoral candidates just two are women, neither of whom are standing for the three largest parties. On […]

     
  • Vacancies: Action Aid, Women’s Rights Advocacy Adviser

    Vacancies: Action Aid, Women’s Rights Advocacy Adviser

    Vacancies March 26, 2012 1:29 pm no comments

    Women’s Rights Advocacy Adviser Salary: £35,098 – £38,327 pa pro rata (28 hours per week) HOURS: Full-time CONTRACT: 7 months fixed term contract LOCATION: London EC1R 0BJ From development finance and biofuels to tax justice and women’s rights ActionAid is playing a major role in influencing international development issues. As […]

     
  • Campaigners defend a woman’s right to choose

    Campaigners defend a woman’s right to choose

    News March 25, 2012 5:21 pm no comments

    Today dozens of pro-choice campaigners picketed a small group of anti-abortionists taking part in the 40 days for life movement who have mounted a month long vigil outside the BPAS clinic on Bedford Square. The anti-abortionists have not just held a ‘prayer vigil’ but have been, in some cases, approaching women entering […]

     
  • Interview: Beatrix Campbell on Conservative women and feminism in the eighties

    Interview: Beatrix Campbell on Conservative women and feminism in the eighties

    Video March 22, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    In the last parts of our interview with Beatrix Campbell we discussed Conservative women and then feminism in the eighties. Feminism and the eighties

     
  • Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Sunday in the Square

    Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Sunday in the Square

    Event March 15, 2012 10:04 pm no comments

    People may have seen in the news that anti-abortion campaigners have been picketing the clinic in Bedford Square (Bloomsbury) harassing women who are going in and generally being a pain. The Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance is a group that pickets the picket every Sunday (when the clinic is shut so there’s […]

     
  • Interview: Kerry Johnson co-founder Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance

    Interview: Kerry Johnson co-founder Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance

    Video March 15, 2012 8:37 pm 1 comment

    Big Smoke met up with Kerry Johnson, co-founder of the Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance, who has been organising pro-choice vigils every Sunday against anti-abortion activists who have been harassing women outside the BPAS clinic. The Bloomsbury Pro-Choice Alliance was set up to raise awareness of the attempts by 40 Days for […]