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Fairtrade Fortnight – She Deserves a Living Wage

February 25 - March 10

Fairtrade Fortnight lasts from 25 February to 10 March and the theme this year is "She Deserves a Living Wage". The campaign focuses on women cocoa farmers and the difference a living income can make in their lives.

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WORKSHOP: MAKING WOMEN’S VOICES HEARD THROUGH THE NEW ‘POWER THREAT MEANING FRAMEWORK’

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Briar House, Club Chambers, Museum St
York,
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Women are often silenced and disempowered with many finding it difficult to make their voices heard. To forge a more gender-balanced  society, we would like to invite you to a workshop on empowering women to create their own narratives in order to make their voices and stories heard through the use of the new ‘Power Threat   Meaning Framework’ Ground floor; wheelchair accessible; disabled toilet THIS IS PART OF YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK PROGRAMME - SEE www.yorkwomen.org.uk

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WORKSHOP: Empowering Women’s Voices to be Heard Using the New Power Threat Meaning Framework

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Briar House, Club Chambers, Museum St
York,
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It is clear that gender equality is critical and unleashing the potential of women and young girls is essential to achieving a fairer society. Therefore we are excited to be delivering a workshop on 'Empowering Women's Voices to be Heard Using the New Power Threat Meaning Framework' during York International Women's Week. If you would like to learn more about the framework and how it empowers people to develop their narratives and share their stories through self-advocacy. If you are keen to learn how the PTMF can be embedded into your practice or that of your organisation then please join us.

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2:00 pm

SAY OWT WOMEN WRITERS WORKSHOP #2 – WOMEN ONLY

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Miller’s Yard, Miller's Yard, Gillygate
York, YO31 7EB
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Another FREE workshop with a new selection of writing exercises.  There will be  discussion & sharing about creating & performing your own performance poetry, open to all, from beginners to veterans.  Led by experienced workshop facilitator, theatre-maker & multi-slam winning poet Hannah Davies, Associate Artist at Say Owt. Step-free access. THIS IS PART OF YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK PROGRAMME - SEE www.yorkwomen.org.uk

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ON THE FRONT LINE: CREATIVE ACTIVISM

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Basement, City Screen, 13-17 Coney Street
York, YO1 9QL
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An afternoon of music and visual arts exploring creative activism. Art work and music created and performed by visiting human rights defenders at the Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, together with Newcastle-based Afro-Latin percussion and brass duet, Ladies of Midnight Blue. There will be opportunities during the event for Q&A with the activists and artists. Wheelchair accessible; accessible toilets; www.picturehouses.com/cinema/info/York_Picturehouse#disabled-access THIS IS PART OF YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK PROGRAMME - SEE www.yorkwomen.org.uk

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2:30 pm

YORK MENOPAUSE CAFÉ

March 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue
York, YO31 0HA
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Share experiences and questions about the menopause and listen to those of others. Have a cuppa, eat cake, talk menopause. This is not a support group. All welcome: any gender, any age. No need to book, just turn up. Questions? Email yorkmenopausecafe@gmail.com. Menopause Cafes are pop-up events, started in Scotland. Our only agenda is to create conversations about the menopause: no speakers, no promotions. Learn more at www.menopausecafe.net FREE (voluntary donations towards room hire welcome) Wheelchair accessible; accessible toilets; ample free car park THIS IS PART OF YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK PROGRAMME - SEE www.yorkwomen.org.uk

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