October 2010

Review of Reclaim the Night 2010

Monday, 25 October, 2010 - 16:49

Feminist fist

Friday 22 October saw the third Reclaim the Night march and rally in as many years. For a bit of a background to Reclaim the Night see http://reclaimthenight.org . I was not on the march, but was at the rally in Oxford's Ruskin College.

Overall, I thought it was a good rally. I liked the mix between people talking about the issues combined with a bit of entertainment. And it was all in a good cause - raising awareness of the ongoing battle to prevent violence against women - in the home, on the streets and in the workplace. Not only was...

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Oxfordshire Reclaim the Night in the Oxford Mail

Tuesday, 5 October, 2010 - 17:52

Well that's it, we're committed now! Dozens of people came to the gig, we raised a decent amount for OSARCC (Oxford Rape Crisis), distributed 1,000 leaflets and ordered another print run, started booking the rally speakers - and now we're in the Oxford Mail! Join us on 22 October 2010: 6.30pm The Sheldonian women & children and those identifying with women-only space for the march; 8.30pm Ruskin College, Walton Street men, women...

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Take up the RTN challenge: What will YOU do to stop violence against women?

Friday, 1 October, 2010 - 10:41

On Wednesday 29 September some of Oxford's best peformers launched the Reclaim the Night campaign: What will YOU do to stop violence against women? Join the Reclaim the Night March and Rally on 22 October. 6.30pm at the Sheldonian (women and children's march). 8.30pm at Ruskin (men welcome!). Info: rtn.oxford@gmail.com. First, choose your Challenge from the list...

  1. will challenge my friends and colleagues about rape jokes – they’re just not funny.
  2. If a friend is...

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