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Clerics sit in government
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The twice-yearly meeting of the European Transport Women's Committee, this time in Berlin.
Janine will be attending and pushing forward campaigns on issues including violence against women transport workers.
Janine takes to the stage for a 7-minute slot at the The Inspired Word NYC, "one of the hottest open mic/performance series (spoken word, poetry, comedy, music, storytelling) in the country".
At Funkadelic Studios, 209 West 40th Street, 5th floor, Manhattan, New York City.
Meeting in Brussels, the European Transport Workers' Federation Women's Committee will share information and reports from women trade unionists across Europe's countries and transport sectors, and agree on a publicity campaign to tackle violence against women transport workers - it's not part of the job!
Check back after the event for Janine's report.
Tuesday 25 November 2014 was the annual, international Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls. RMT women held an event in London with speakers including a Kurdish campaigner, Unison women's committee chair, the International Transport Workers' Federation and the RMT National President. Around fifty people attended the event, and I was elased to be able to contribute by performing three of my poems on the theme of violence against women.
KURDISH FOOD - LIVE MUSIC - STAND-UP - POETRY
Institute of Education Bar - 21 November at 7pm - £5 entry - all proceeds to International Federation of Iraqi Refugees
On 21 November, join the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees at the Institute of Education Bar for a fundraiser to raise money to support Kurdish refugees fleeing ISIS, sectarian gangs and war in the Middle East.