FEM 11 | UK Feminista’s National Conference

FEM 11 | UK Feminista’s National Conference

12 November
10.00am – 5.30pm
@Friends House, London, NW1 2BJ
Join hundreds of activists and campaigners to debate key issues facing women today and how to build a feminist future!
WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS:Featuring workshops and seminars organised by leading feminist organisations, including: Fawcett Society, Abortion Rights, OBJECT, Southall Black Sisters, Women for Women International, Imkaan, Women’s Resource Centre, Platform 51, Rights of Women, Centre for Women and Democracy, Women’s Environmental Network, End Violence Against Women coalition, Imkaan, Women for Refugee Women and the White Ribbon Campaign.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Sandi Toksvig (Radio 4), Shami Chakrabarti (Liberty), Zoe Williams (the Guardian), Carlene Firmin (writer), Samira Ahmed (broadcaster) and Bea Campbell (author and journalist).

MAYORAL ELECTION HUSTINGS: FEM 11 will also feature a pre-election debate with candidates for the Mayor of London.

Book your place at http://ukfeminista.org.uk/events/event/fem-11/

BACKGROUND TO FEM 11: It’s an exciting time for feminism in the UK, with activism on the rise and protests hitting both the headlines and the streets. But it’s also a time of immense challenges. Abortion rights are under attack and the cuts are eroding women’s economic independence. Women are relentlessly objectified throughout the media and the female power vacuum at the heart of government stubbornly persists.

FEM 11 will bring together leading feminist organisations and campaigners to debate key issues facing women today and how the burgeoning feminist movement can work to build a feminist future.


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