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Article in the f-word!

‘The f-word’, an online magazine aimed specifically at young feminists in the UK, has published an article about Edinburgh’s Reclaim the Night march.

‘Edinburgh Gets Ready to Reclaim the Night’

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September 30, 2007 at 5:05 pm Leave a comment

Ceilidh this weekend!!

Last chance to get your ceilidh tickets! The fantastic feminist fundraiser will be held this Saturday and if you want be part of the movement to end violence against women, or you just fancy a brilliant night out (with a cheap bar) then email us at e_f_n@myway.com. Looking forward to meeting all you wonderful people who bought tickets!!

July 18, 2007 at 9:50 pm Leave a comment

Take Action!

The Fawcett society are asking that people take action to ensure that black and minority ethnic women are more fairly represented in formal politics. They say

“At the current pace of change, it will be more than three centuries before the seats of Parliament reflect Britain’s population of ethnic minority women”

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“On 11 June 1987 Diane Abbott became the first Black woman MP to be elected to Parliament. Twenty years later, there are now two Black women MPs out of a possible 646 – just 0.3%. Only three in total have ever been elected, and there has never been an Asian woman MP…”

Take action by asking your MP to support the Early Day Motion 1555 which will ask the government to look again at access to and participation in politics.

To find out more go to The Fawcett Society.

June 1, 2007 at 8:22 pm Leave a comment

Take Action!

40 years after the Abortion Act came into being, prominent religious leaders and members of the British parliament are threatening to undermine these rights. Take action by going to abortion rights and writing to your MP.

June 1, 2007 at 8:12 pm Leave a comment


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