// The WORKSHOPS:
You will be able to choose the workshops you want to attend on the day of the conference. Workshops spaces are limited.
>> Ensuring feminism is a movement for all women: the way forward - Intersectionality (Brockway Room – 80 people)
Considering the ways in which our identies are constructed and interlinked, as well as recognising the systems of oppression acting upon us. How can we ensure that the feminist movement reaches the most marginalised in society and that their voices & experiences are reflected?
Facilitated by Chitra Nagarajan, Lee Webster & Lola Okolosie
>> Justice is blind: What does that mean for women? (Bertrand Room – 45 people)
Looking at the treatment of women by the legal justice system and the importance of promoting feminism within the law so as to achieve true equality and diversity.
Facilitated by Nazmin Atkhar
>> Young Peoples workshop 7-10 years / 11-15 years (Club Room – 45 people)
Facilitated by Jennifer Donovan (7-10), Deborah Oyelakin, Khardine Johnson & Mary Bonett (11-15)
>> Connecting movements
Facilitated by Angie, Hawani, Sandhya & Sophia, members of Women Asylum Seekers Together in Manchester, Catherine Donovan, Breish Rowe, Rahila Gupta
>> Faith & Feminism (Brockway Room – 80 people)
Discussing issues surrounding faith and feminism and exploring how, despite holding different opinions, we can work as allies. The purpose is not to agree on one particular position regarding faith or for someone’s opinion to be “right” but to create an open environment, where everyone’s opinion can be considered and respected.
Facilitated by Femi Otitoju, with Nimko Ali (Daughters of Eve), Hannah Mudge (http://ontoberlin.blogspot.com/), Chitra Nagarajan & Shannon Harvey
>> Black feminisms: multiple resistances (Black women only workshop – Bertrand Room – 45 people)
Providing a space for African, Asian, bi-racial, and indigeneous Latin American and Middle Eastern women (including those of multiple heritage) to discuss the racism and sexism experienced in our lives and the forms that patriarchy takes in our own communities.
Facilitated by Adunni Adams, Charmaine Eliott & Zohra moosa
>> Women & the cuts (Haldane Room – 18 people)
Sharing the findings of Coventry Women’s Voices’s report, “Unravelling Equality: a human rights and equality impact assessment of the spending cuts on women in Coventry“. The ‘Women and the Cuts’ toolkit produced by Coventry Women’s Voices and the TUC which is designed to help women campaigning against the cuts will be presented.
Facilitated by Mary-Anne Stephenson from Coventry Women’s Budget Group
>> Feminist Art (Conway Room – 18 people)
Facilitated by Olivia Bishop
>> Young Peoples workshop 7-10years / 11-15 years (Club Room – 45 people)
Facilitated by Jennifer Donovan (7-10), Deborah Oyelakin & Mary Bonett (11-15)
// Please note that plenary sessions (except for the opening and closing sessions) and workshops are running at the same time.