November 2011

17 November Protest against new lapdancing club

Monday, 7 November, 2011 - 13:00

Yuan Yang and Dr Ramzi protest The Lodge first time around 2010

As the Cherwell student newspaper has detailed, The Lodge is opening as a lapdancing club on 17 November. Oxford Feminist Network is organising a protest outside on the opening night, to protest:

  • The institutionalised sexual commodification and exploitation of women (note these women will be 'self-employed' thus absolving the club of any obligations regarding employment rights, pensions, etc)
  • The sale for profit of women by men for men's pleasure (can you imagine it being...

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TUC Women and the Cuts toolkit

Thursday, 17 November, 2011 - 20:25

How to carry out a human rights and equality impact assessment of the spending cuts on women.

This is a toolkit for trade unions, voluntary organisations, community groups and others who want to assess the human rights and equality impact of the spending cuts on women in their communities. Although the toolkit focuses on women and the cuts, much of the information it contains can be used to look at the impact of the cuts on other groups.

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