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Thursday 21 October 2010, by siawi2 (Date first published: 21 October 2010).

Feminism in London 2010

9:00am-5pm, Saturday 23 October

Friends Meeting House

173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

Nearest tube: Euston

Whether you’re new to feminism or a seasoned campaigner, come and join us at Feminism in London 2010, a one day conference organised by the London Feminist Network. The day is open to all women and pro-feminist men and will feature many of the feminist activist groups that are campaigning in and around London. There will be talks, workshops and the chance to network.

Speakers include

Helena Kennedy, Natasha Walter, Ceri Goddard, Nadje Al-Ali, Beverley Beech, Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Rebecca Mott, Leila Alikarami, Ann Rossiter, Finn Mackay, Heidi Mirza, Cynthia Cockburn, Rahila Gupta, Vera Baird, Pragna Patel, and more.

Panels and workshops include

Reports from the global women’s movement, Feminist self defence, Anti-porn slide show, Feminst primer, Feminist parenting, Reproductive health is a feminist issue, Men confronting privilege, contributing to change, Under pressure: An interactive play for 12-18 year olds, and more.

This is a child-friendly event, with a creche run by the London Pro-Feminist Men’s Group and workshops for older children. Places are limited - book in advance.

“Feminism in London 09 blew me away. I’ve never been to such a moving and inspiring event, and never felt before such a real sense of being part of a movement.”