Come and join us to celebrate Romani and Traveller women’s achievements past and present. The free event will take place on Saturday 22nd September 2018 10-4pm at Friends Meeting House, 173 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ. Continue reading “Women activist conference – last call”
King’s College London is dedicated to increasing access to higher education in under-represented groups, and for the first time students from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities will be prioritised on the flagship K+ programme.
The K+ Programme is a free 2 year programme for current year 12s in the Greater London area, it equips students with the skills, knowledge and confidence to continue their journey with subjects ranging from Healthcare and Sciences to Law and Politics.
The deadline for applications is 10 October 2018 so spread the word and get your applications in quickly! And if you are in year 11 its never to early to start thinking about your application for next year…
To celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage, our annual mini conference and AGM 2018 will examine the crucial role played by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller women in the campaign for rights and equality.
Saturday 22nd September 2018, 10-4pm
Friends Meeting House
173 Euston Road
Welcome and registration
|Margaret Wood and Sue Mutter|
|10:00-10:15||Opening remarks and chairs report|
|10:15 10:35||Romani and Traveller women’s activism past and present.||Jeremy GRTHS & Lisa Smith|
|10:35- 10:55||‘Take us as we are’ short film and performance||Liza Mortimor|
|10:55- 11:15||Her Inspirational Journey to advocacy and success||Sindy Joyce|
|11:15 – 11:35||‘Women in the circus’ short film||Dr Dea Birkett (Women Circus Proprieteurs)|
|11:35 – 11:55||Mother & daughter activists and Lawyer||Mania Malik & Natasha Malik|
|11:55 – 12:15||Gypsy Roma Traveller Women’s Empowerment Network||Christina and Tina Purcell|
|12:15 – 12:35||Janie Codona *|
|13:30-14:00||ACERT Panel discussion||Hazel Marsh , Siobhan Spencer, Kealey Sly|
|14:20-14:40||Josie O’Driscoll, Sherrie Smith and Claire Rice*||ReportRacism GRT|
|15:00-15:20||‘Roma and Traveller Rights Defenders’ European pan activist network||European Roma Rights Centre|