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See, Hear, Speak Out: Day School from Scottish Women’s Aid

Saturday 16th March, 10:30-4pm.
Augustine United Church,  41 George IV Bridge


10:30- 10:45 Welcome

10:45-11:45: See

1) Visibility and employability- women and the workplace.

Emma Ritch, Close the Gap and Deborah Clark, ELREC

2) Online worlds- creep shots, fan pics and the law.

Maxine Connor, Angus Women’s Aid

3) Domestic abuse-what does it look like?

Nel Whiting, Scottish Women’s Aid

11:45- 12:00 Short break


1) 99 problems and rape culture’s one

Nadine Jassat,  Scottish Women’s Aid and Kim Smith, YWCA Scotland

2) “That’s so gay” Language matters- the impact of  language in political and popular discourse

Amy Roch, LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish Transgender Alliance

3) Are you ok? Top tips for listening and supporting family and friends

Lisa Rigby, Shakti  Women’s Aid

13:00-14:00 Lunch (will not be provided)

13:45-14:00 Welcome back

14:00-15:00:  Speak out

1) Feminist spring? Global action; global change

Jane Carnell, Abortion Rights Edinburgh and Lisa Rigby, peace activist/Shakti Women’s Aid

2) Being an active Bystander- hollaback and get savi

Ellie Hutchinson, Scottish Women’s Aid and Emily Martin, Hollaback Edinburgh

3) Get Active! Top tips for activists

Talat Yaqoob, White Ribbon Scotland

15:00-15:15 Short break

15:15-16:00 Networking event : Feminism Works!

Come to a speed networking event to chat feminism and work.

Book at www.surveymonkey.com/s/dayschool (deadline March 8th)




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