Available on PodOmatic ‘The Tampon Tax’ Prof. Karen Ross and Ph.D candidate Gabrielle Smith discuss the tax on sanitary products as a “luxury”. This podcast comes out of campaigns, petitions and wider conversations that we encourage all women to be having regarding the issue of taxing tampons and other sanitary items. Petitions: https://www.change.org/p/george-osborne-stop-taxing-periods-period https://www.change.org/p/european-parliament-if-men-had-periods-sanitary-protection-would-be-tax-free
The report of the 2015 Global Media Monitoring Project was launched today, and a number of individual national and regional reports were also launched. The Global Media Monitoring Project is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender in the world’s media. It is also the largest advocacy initiative in the world on changing…
Alex Henry at Curiosity Creative ran a brilliant workshop for us, working with local women to create a range of stories about the activism. Check them out here. And come back soon for details on when our North East Women’s Activism archive goes live.
Our three speakers for this conversation are Sue Regan (Northumbria University), Louise Carol Donkor (University of Liverpool) and Justine Uvuza (Newcastle University).
The third event in the FFIA festival takes place on Monday 16 March on Women’s Activism Today. Click here to download Festival poster and find details on how to register. The event is free but places are now limited. venue: City Library, Bewick Hall: time: 6.30pm
In the run-up to the General Election, we are hosting a panel of local politicians, together with writer Judith Holder, chaired by Tessa Green. Book now for your free place. QT-FINAL