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Hundreds of men in Pakistan investigated over mass sexual assault on woman theguardian.com/world/2021/aug…
Colette said: “I can’t wait to get started and am looking forward to bringing commitment and energy to the work of the charity and the ongoing campaign for gender equality.” Here's the link again to the full story thewowfoundation.com/latest/colette… Exciting times for WOW!
Speaking about the Exec Dir appointment, @JudeKelly_ said "The exceptional talent that Colette Bailey will bring to The WOW Foundation will allow us to expand our reach... at a time when women, girls and non-binary people deserve maximum support and opportunities to thrive."
We are so pleased to announce that Colette Bailey has been appointed WOW's new Executive Director. Colette comes with an incredible wealth of knowledge from her time at @MetalCultureUK. Full story here thewowfoundation.com/latest/colette…
Our CEO and Founder of @smart_purse @JudeKelly_ spoke to @GHmagazine about her life in money and why women need to talk about finance goodhousekeeping.com/uk/consumer-ad…
‘We owe them a huge amount’: march to honour Greenham Common women theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/a…
This Trailblazing Feminist Lawyer Has Made Tackling Sexual Harassment Her Life’s Work vogue.co.uk/arts-and-lifes… via @BritishVogue
NOW LIVE: Interim Findings from @TheGlobalCount. Top three most critical issues from respondents: ▪️Ending violence, harassment and abuse ▪️Civil rights and freedoms ▪️Education and youth empowerment #GenerationEquality globalcount.org/results
Jill Murphy, children’s author and illustrator, dies aged 72 theguardian.com/books/2021/aug…
Grab your Momentum Festival pass and see all three #WOWAustralia events at @BrisFestival in September 4 Sept - Women Who Dare 16 Sept - First Nations First 18 Sept - The Making of Men wowaustralia.com.au/momentum-brisf… #brisfest2021
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Hear a conversation between women leading cultural & social change. Join @WOWTweetAus 'Women Who Dare' Sept 4 - A conversation between @janine_hendry @CarlaMcGrath @AngeFredericks facilitated by Kelly Higgins-Divine. brisbanefestival.com.au/whats-on/2021/… #genderequality #WOWAustralia2021
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Will you be part of financial change today? We're giving you the opportunity to get 20% off SmartPurse AND shape the financial future - all you need to do is fill out our 5-minute anonymous #survey on #children & #money! Access the survey here: ow.ly/XI5c50FRHis
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'Dear White Parents' shifts the burden of talking about race to people with the privilege to ignore it adage.com/creativity/wor…
Our former trustee @RahelaHSidiqi says: 'Being given asylum in the UK saved my life when I was threatened by the Taliban. Now I ask the UK government to help save the lives of my sisters. Do not abandon us at this time of crisis.' Full statement here: refugeewomen.co.uk/solidarity-for…
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Statement in solidarity with Afghan women. 'As the Taliban retake power, we urge the UK government to do all it can to ensure that women and girls are protected, above all by offering safe passage and asylum to women who need to leave Afghanistan for safety.' 1/4
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A Favela venceu! A indicação da nossa diretora e fundadora Eliana Sousa foi aprovada hoje, por unanimidade, pela Assembleia Legislativa do Rio de Janeiro, para receber a Medalha Tiradentes, a maior honraria do estado do Rio de Janeiro. Iniciativa da deputada @renatasouzario
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A generation of Afghan women and girls, who have won freedoms they could not have dreamt of under the last Taliban rule, are desperate not to lose them now that the Islamist militants are back in power. More photos of their lives over the past two decades: reut.rs/3yWv5tz
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Save the date! Shameless! Festival will take place in London on 27 Nov. -- festival of activism against sexual violence, produced by WOW & @shme_bbk, and supported by @wellcometrust. Tickets available in Sep. See bit.ly/ShamelessFesti… #ShamelessFestival @BirkbeckUoL
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Save the date - Shameless! Festival will take place in London on 27 Nov. This festival of activism against sexual violence is produced by WOW & @shme_bbk, and supported by @wellcometrust. Tickets available in Sep. Find out more here bit.ly/ShamelessFesti… #ShamelessFestival
Equality laws could be changed to protect women in menopause, says MP theguardian.com/society/2021/a…
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in 2012, says countries need to open their borders to Afghan refugees bbc.in/3xTYzHn
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"I’m not safe because I’m a 22-year-old woman. I’m also not safe because I’m a news journalist" A young female reporter describes the panic and fear of being forced into hiding as cities across Afghanistan fall theguardian.com/global-develop…
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Do you research sexual violence? Medical and psychiatric aspects? Apply for @shme_bbk's new postdoc position! We're working with this incredible team on Shameless! Festival. Application details here cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdo…
"Live music is one of those spaces where people expect to be free... and if that is somewhere we are hearing people are afraid then we need to take action." @UNWomenUK's Claire Barnett speaking as UK musicians back call to end harassment of women at gigs theguardian.com/world/2021/aug…
Lifeboat charity RNLI appoints its first female coxswain independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-n…
An Afghan woman in Kabul: ‘Now I have to burn everything I achieved’ theguardian.com/world/2021/aug…
We watch in complete shock as Taliban takes control of Afghanistan. I am deeply worried about women, minorities and human rights advocates. Global, regional and local powers must call for an immediate ceasefire, provide urgent humanitarian aid and protect refugees and civilians.
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“Police must start taking misogyny more seriously in order to prevent more tragedies such as that in Plymouth, a top prosecutor has said, after a man who had regularly expressed his hatred of women killed five people and wounded two more.” theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/a…
NOW LIVE: Interim Findings from @TheGlobalCount. Key finding: ▪️ In every region in the world, the majority of respondents chose ‘Ending violence, harassment and abuse’ as the most important issue in their community. #EndGBV #GenerationEquality globalcount.org/results
Grammy-winning folk artist Nanci Griffith dies at 68 theguardian.com/music/2021/aug…
If you're a professional dancer who identifies as trans, non-binary or gender non-conforming, check out this amazing open call from @HOME_mcr homemcr.org/opportunity/pr…
Actress Una Stubbs, whose TV career across seven decades included roles in Worzel Gummidge and Sherlock, has died aged 84 bbc.co.uk/news/entertain…
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It was one of the great joys of my life to work so closely with and to adore Una Stubbs. She was a wonderful, wonderful woman and a great and serenely graceful actor. Mischief was in her blood. We were so blessed that she became our imperishable Mrs Hudson. Goodbye, darling. ❤️
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Due to the convo between @pocobookreader & myself being so well received last week. I'm launching an insta-live series of conversations with Cut From The Same Cloth? essayists, building an archive of conversations around the book. Join me & Khadijah tomorrow 6.30 for the 1st iA!
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NOW LIVE: Interim Findings from @TheGlobalCount! Key result: 75% of respondents who marked 'Civil Rights and Freedoms' as the most important issue in their community, indicated POLITICS is the greatest barrier to progress. Read more🔻globalcount.org/resultss
Postdoctoral position open for applications @BirkbeckUoL as part of @bourke_joanna's @shme_bbk Wellcome-funded project, for a researcher exploring the medical and psychiatric aspects of sexual violence #medhums #histmed #medanthro #phdchat #postdoc cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdo…
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“I was busy with my family. You forget about yourself. I wish I’d known what I know now. I would have been a healthier me most of my life … You’re fighting yourself really, because you’re constantly in this yo-yo state.” Yes Joan. What an inspiration. twitter.com/WOWisGlobal/st…
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“People need to know, especially women, that you are not finished at 40, definitely not finished at 50 or 60 or 70. You can go on and on until the day there is no more,” she says. “And you should be able to do it with pizzazz.” 👏twitter.com/WOWisGlobal/st…z
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More women than ever are starting careers in science nature.com/articles/d4158…
Do you research sexual violence? Medical and psychiatric aspects? Check out this postdoc position with the incredible @shme_bbk at @BirkbeckUoL. Deadline to apply is 20 August cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdo…
A new start after 60: ‘I was sick, tired and had lost myself – until I began lifting weights at 71’ theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…
Gender gap: Ageing societies give more advantages to men than women, researchers say news.sky.com/story/gender-g…
"‘Everyone was a white man’: 20 years after The Strokes set forth a new era of rock’n’roll, Stephanie Soh speaks to the members of @lcdsoundsystem, New Young Pony Club and The Go! Team who didn’t fit the skinny white dude mould in the 2000s indie scene" gal-dem.com/indie-scene-20…
Girls’ education after Covid: ‘The risks of a lost generation of girls not returning to school is a crisis we can’t ignore’ marieclaire.co.uk/news/girls-edu…
Former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Anita Bhatia share how they’re moving gender equity forward. foreignpolicy.com/podcasts/hidde…
Do you research sexual violence? Medical and psychiatric aspects? Please apply for our new postdoc position! Applications due soon! cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdo@JHUmedhum @pgmedhumsnw @GreshamCollege @Sociale_History @WomensHistNet @WOWisGlobal @SolaceWomensAid
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Amazing postdoc position below. We are working with @bourke_joanna and the team at @shme_bbk on the forthcoming Shameless Festival on 27 November (more details coming soon...), and this will be an incredible opportunity. Full details here cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdo… twitter.com/bourke_joanna/…
Podcast listen of the week! Earlier this month @JudeKelly_ and Olga Miller spoke about starting @smart_purse and why women understanding being engaged with finance is key to gender equality for the EMEA Recruitment podcast. Listen here emearecruitment.eu/podcasts/helpi…
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