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The Effect of Brexit on Higher Education and Research Funding

Strand Palace Hotel

On June 23, Britain took the historic decision to leave the European Union. Voting in favour of Brexit will, undoubtedly, have far-reaching consequences. As the country confronts uncertain times, universities are expected to face unprecedented challenges, particularly with regard to research funding. This symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for key stakeholders across the higher education […]

£175 – £395

(*) Sisters of Frida – Workshop 3: Disabled Desire: Sexy and Sensual Possibilities

In this workshop we will discuss positive experiences we have and want to have around sex and sexuality, pleasure, and what it means to desire and be desired. Date: Sat 17 Sept Time: 11.30-3pm Registration The topics we will discuss can be sensitive. For this reason, please contact us directly to register and discuss participation […]

Putting Victims of Crime First: The Next Steps to Transform Victims’ Experience of the Criminal Justice System

Despite improvements over the last two decades and £66m dedicated by the Government each year to services supporting victims and witnesses, many believe the ‘system’ has continued to fall far short of expectations. Victims of crime and the public must have confidence in a system which proves to be more responsive and easier to navigate […]

£140 – £316

Intensive two-day course – Women’s Human Rights (LSE)

This unique and original two day course examines the international legal framework that guarantees the human rights of women and critically evaluates its potential to challenge core obstacles undermining the effective protection of women’s rights in the world today. Course components The international legal framework for guaranteeing women's human rights International standards to combat violence against women: […]

£495 – £990

Southall Black Sisters – Religious Arbitration and Women’s Rights

Brockway Room, Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square, London

A meeting for BME women In an Open Letter to Theresa May, an unprecedented number of BME women’s rights organisations and campaigners signed a letter warning against the rapid slide towards privatised justice and parallel legal systems in the UK. Southall Black Sisters (SBS) invites you to a public meeting to discuss the role of […]

Youth Action Festival: Stand Up for Girls’ Rights

Plan International UK would like to invite you to join us for the 2016 Youth Action Festival to Stand up for Girls' Rights. The event will be held on Saturday 8th October in London. This exciting one-day conference will include: Inspiring speakers, poets and musicians speaking out against violence against girls Creative and interactive workshops about the […]

Tackling Violence Against Women & Girls – Public Policy Exchange

With two women a week killed by their current and former partners in the UK, and 2 in 5 girls aged between 13 and 17 suffering some form of sexual coercion, it is clear that sustained improvement in challenging the attitudes which underpin gender based violence and increased support for frontline professionals is desperately required. […]

The Global Women’s Leadership Summit (GWLS), being held from October 13th through October 28th, is the world’s largest online professional development event for women. The summit is in it's third season and features presentations by globally recognized CEO’s, authors, entrepreneurs, leaders, innovators and subject matter experts who are champions for the advancement of women in executive and leadership positions. GWLS mission is […]

(*) UN Women NC UK – Gender Equality & Macroeconomics: Achieving Transformative Social Change

Garden Court Chambers 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London

  In an era of unprecedented global wealth, millions of women are trapped in low paid, poor quality jobs, denied basic levels of health care, water and sanitation and carry the burden of unpaid care work. Macroeconomic policies are crucial instruments guiding the achievement of women’s empowerment and gender equality. We are delighted to welcome […]

Screening: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami’s Sonita

From Friday 21st October, Bertha Dochouse will be showing ‘Sonita’ by filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami. Sonita Alizadeh, is an undocumented Afghan refugee in Iran. She a strong-willed teenager who idolises Rihanna and Michael Jackson. She is an aspiring rapper, but her conservative family has other plans for her. In this gripping documentary, her dream of […]


(*) Sisters of Frida – Workshop 4: Sex: Getting What You Want and Need

Here we will build on the other workshops, and discuss how to develop confidence and feel empowered to do and want sex differently, challenge internalised oppression and other obstacles, and talk about how to put our desires and needs into practice. Date: Sat 22 Oct Time: 12-4pm Registration The topics we will discuss can be […]

Young People and Sexual Health – Towards Improved Standards for Sexual Education in Europe

Manos Hotel Premier, Brussels

According to the European Commission, sexual health can be related to a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality and is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. As a sensitive area, it involves multiple levels of educational, ethical, medical, social and cultural customs, which vary considerably across Europe. […]

£220 – £345

GWAL – The Transformational Power of Women’s Leadership

What opportunities for exchange and learning exist between Civil Society, politics and business? Drawing on concrete experiences in the civil society sector of the transformative power and potential of women's leadership, this presentation will explore how individuals and organisations can go beyond diversity policies based on counting heads to harness the truly transformative potential of […]

(*) WACUNA – AGM and Building Peace in the Minds of Women & Men – Global Values

International Maritime Organisation 4 Albert Embankment, Lambeth,, London

  WACUNA- WOMEN’S ADVISORY COUNCIL of UNA - UK Members, Guests and supporters of WAC-UNA are cordially invited to attend a short Annual General Meeting followed by an event entitled "BUILDING PEACE IN THE MINDS OF WOMEN AND MEN- GLOBAL VALUES”. DAY:              Wednesday 9th November 2016 TIME:            2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. VENUE:        International Maritime Organisation (IMO), […]

Reforming the Common European Asylum System – Brussels

Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre

  In 2015, more than one million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe. Conflict in Syria, ongoing violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, poverty in Kosovo and abuses in Eritrea led and still lead people via Turkey and Albania to the EU, seeking a better life and new perspectives. Applications for asylum reached enormous numbers with […]

£220 – £345

Women’s Equality Party will hold its first ever Party Conference

From Friday 25th November - Sunday 27th November the Women’s Equality Party will hold its first ever Party Conference in Manchester. I’d like to invite you be part of this moment in political history.   We are proud to be the only political party in the UK to focus on equality for women. We understand that there are many […]

£50 – £200

#CSW66 Disability, Gender, and The Environment

Sisters of Frida and the National Council of Women of Great Britain host an online discussion to consider how climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction affect Deaf and Disabled women.