Feminist Solidarity Fest
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Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00 to 20:00

Janine will be

  • performing poetry 15:00-15:20
  • speaking about women in trade unions 17:00-17:20.

The event runs from 12:00 until 20:00 in Hackney Downs park, east London.

Others speaking and/or performing include:

Rabina Khan - writer, politician, former Cabinet Member for Housing and community worker in Tower Hamlets

My Tights Won't Stay Up - the hilarious women behind 'Week in Sexist News'; they'll be performing this for us live

Marie Hanson - aka 'The Queen of Doddington', a politician who runs empowerment workshops on the estate

Great Men Value Women - a project to engage men and boys in promoting gender equality; Project Manager David Brockway and Ambassador Siana Bangura will be running an interactive workshop for us

Sophie Elliott - editor and founder of 'unashamedly feminist' Parallel magazine

Shagufta Iqbal - powerful Bristol-born spoken word poet, examining gender, race, and culture

Schools Consent Project - provides workshops in schools for boys and girls to explore the legal framework surrounding sexual offences and consent. Co-directors Rebecca and Laura will be presenting

Siana Bangura - writer, spoken word poet and editor of No Fly on the Wall, which discusses and celebrates intersectional feminism. Siana will be speaking as well as performing some of her compelling poetry

Shabana Kausar - national women's campaigner, formerly of Women's Aid and now PRIMH and National Stella Project Coordinator at Against Violence and Abuse

Tomandparis - soulful singer songwriter duo from Bury St Edmunds

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