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10:00 am

Women and Fair Trade: Tasting Divine Chocolate

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairer World, 84 Gillygate
York, YO31 7EQ
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About: Tasting Divine chocolate made with cocoa from Kuapa Kokoo farmers’ co-operative in Ghana. Both organisations work to empower women by ensuring women have equal access to training / education, giving them opportunities to speak and act in their communities. Literacy and numeracy programmes are arranged to give women skills and confidence. Organiser: Fairer World shop, 84 Gillygate, York, YO31 7EQ: t: 01904 655116; email fairerwrld@aol.com Access: Wheelchair accessible; no public toilet; no hearing loop

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11:00 am

Craftivism Across Borders

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Forum, Constantine College, University of York
York, YO10 5FQ
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About: This activity aims to recognise and respect women living near or in battlefields and refugee camps. All attendees will knit/crochet one or more squares which will be joined together to form the ‘blanket of universal security.’ The finished blanket will be gifted to the Centre for Women Studies as a reminder of our need to take collective action and our continued commitment to global peace. By making a square, you commit to doing your bit to promote equality, justice and respect in this world. Organiser: Rumana Mehdi: t: 07450 303874; srm561@york.ac.uk;  Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York: t: 01904 323671; cws@york.ac.uk Access: The workshop is reached via one flight of stairs (no lift); no hearing loop. Cost: FREE – participants are asked to bring their own yarn & needles

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1:00 pm

Pan African Food and Culture Event

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Piazza Restaurant, University of York YO10 5GW + Google Map
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3:00 pm

Self-Respect and Self-Recognition through Poetry

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

About: Join us in exploring the power of poetry, in a safe and inclusive environment. Together we will create a dynamic space for self-expression and creativity to seek out our individual voices, engaging with the themes of self-respect and self-recognition. Be ready to be inspired! Organiser: Abby Cook, ajc@york.ac.uk; Centre for Women’s Studies, University of York, t: 01903 323671; cws@york.ac.uk Access: To be confirmed, see website https://tinyurl.com/YIWW20poetry, or email or phone for details.

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