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Sisterhood and Solidarity

Sisterhood and Solidarity
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Sisterhood and Solidarity

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English


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FiLiA Meets: Merly Åsbogård

7/18/2019
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Merly Åsbogård is a wonderful feminist who will be speaking at the FiLiA conference in 2019. She describes herself like this: ”I administrate a support group online for women with experience of different kinds of abuse. “I'm the woman behind the account Viskans Viol on Instagram. The account is used to raise awareness of prostitution, men's violence against women and bodypositivity. I hold lectures about the same and write on my first book as we speak. “I believe in changing the attitude...

Duration:00:22:11

FiLiA Meets: Julie Furlong

7/18/2019
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Original artwork copyright of Lou Almond (2019) Julie Furlong is a lesbian feminist activist, who is part of a group of proud lesbian women organising the Lesbian Strength March in Leeds on 7th September. The day will include a march for lesbian women from 2pm, followed by a rally for lesbian women and all female supporters. She speaks to FiLiA volunteer Zoï Hélène in this podcast about topics including what lesbian feminism means, why supporting this event is so important, and Anne...

Duration:00:46:03

FiLiA meets: Zainab Ali Khan - Every Woman Treaty

7/12/2019
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Zainab Ali Khan is a Gender & Research Specialist with 10 years of work experience in the Development and Corporate sectors of Pakistan. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine in English Literature and a minor in Women’s Studies. Furthermore, she also holds a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Women and Gender Studies. Ms Ali Khan extensively researched honor crimes in Pakistan for her dissertation entitled, “Honor Crimes in...

Duration:00:30:23

FiLiA meets: Jody Raphael

7/11/2019
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Jody Raphael is Senior Research Fellow, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Law Center, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois. She has been researching in the areas of prostitution and human trafficking since 2001 and is the author of four books on violence against women with particular emphasis on denial. In this interview, she discusses her article “Decriminalization of Prostitution: The Soros Effect” with Heather Brunskell-Evans. Jody explains the Soros position on prostitution, its...

Duration:00:36:59

FiLiA meets: Maryam Namazie

6/30/2019
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Maryam Namazie is a political activist, campaigner and blogger. She is the Spokesperson for Fitnah - Movement for Women's Liberation, Equal Rights Now, One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB). Maryam is an inveterate commentator and broadcaster on rights, cultural relativism, secularism, religion, political Islam and many other related topics. She is producer and host of Bread and Roses TV broadcast in English and Persian via New...

Duration:00:50:00

FiLiA Meets: Louise Winstanley - ABColombia

6/30/2019
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Louise Winstanley has been working with ABColombia since 2010. As Programme and Advocacy Manager, Louise’s role is to manage and co-ordinate the work of ABColombia - the joint advocacy project of five leading British and Irish organisations with programmes in Colombia: CAFOD, Christian Aid UKI, Oxfam GB, SCIAF and Trócaire. Amnesty International and PBI are observers. ABColombia members work with over one hundred partner organisations in Colombia. Many of ABColombia partners are local and...

Duration:00:35:30

FiLiA meets: Eleanor Nwadinobi - Every Woman Treaty

6/12/2019
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Eleanor Nwadinobi, MBBS, EMA, FAAC, Nigeria, is an independent gender, health, women’s rights, and women, peace, and security consultant. She has worked on a wide range of issues including child trafficking, girls education, peace building, and violence prevention with the African Union, ECOWAS, UNICEF, the World Bank and others. Eleanor oversaw the women, peace and security networks that conducted advocacy on the Nigerian National Action plan, including special initiatives around widows and...

Duration:00:31:17

FiLiA meets: Karen Dobres

6/7/2019
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Karen Dobres, Equality FC Campaign Manager for Lewes Football Club, talks about why and how Lewes became the first football club in the world to achieve pay parity for its male and female players, and why - shockingly but brilliantly - it is still the ONLY club in the world to do it. Karen is interviewed by Jacqueline Winstanley, Global Disruptor, Founder, CEO Universal Inclusion and our FiLiA lead on Diversity and Inclusion. Want to help reverse the years of injustice in women's football?...

Duration:00:53:51

FiLiA meets: Bec Wonders

6/6/2019
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Bec Wonders is a PhD student at the Glasgow School of Art in secondwave feminist print culture and theory. She co-founded the Vancouver Women's Library and earned a Master of Publishing at the Simon Fraser University. She is interviewed by Heather Brunskell-Evans. Bec’s Website Twitter @wondersbec Instagram @frauenkultur Take an ACTION: Support "Sister Library"- Physical Space For Women Authors

Duration:00:38:34

FiLiA meets: Dr Ava Kanyeredzi

6/5/2019
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Dr Ava Kanyeredzi is a lecturer on the Forensic, Clinical and Community Psychology programmes at the University of East London. Her book Race Culture and Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence and Abuse (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) presents an in-depth account of nine Black British women’s experiences of violence and abuse, and their feelings of being silenced as children, women, Black women and as victims/survivors. She speaks here with FiLiA volunteer Sally Jackson. Read Ava’s Book:...

Duration:00:41:33

FiLiA meets: Megan Manson - National Secular Society

5/23/2019
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Megan Manson joined the National Secular Society in 2017 as a campaigns officer. The NSS campaigns for the separation of religion and state and equal respect for everyone's human rights, so no one is either advantaged or disadvantaged because of their beliefs. The NSS works in the UK and internationally to challenge religion's disproportionate influence on governments and in public life. It defends freedom and equality as a counterbalance to the powerful religious lobby that can threaten...

Duration:01:01:25

FiLiA meets: Kiri Tunks - WPUK

5/22/2019
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The panel at the 22nd Woman’s Place UK meeting (London, 20th May 2019). Photo by: Pam Isherwood. Kiri Tunks is a teacher, trade unionist, socialist feminist and one of the co-founders of Woman’s Place UK (WPUK). This grass-roots women’s rights campaign group started with 5 demands: Respectful and evidence-based discussion about the impact of the proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act to be allowed to take place and for women’s voices to be heard. The principle of women-only spaces...

Duration:00:29:11

FiLiA in conversation: Khadija Khan and Sadia Hameed on Religious Fundamentalism, Part 2

5/21/2019
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Khadija Khan is a feminist, independent journalist and commentator. She is originally from Pakistan, but left the country after she criticised religious fundamentalism. Khadija now lives in Germany. Her work focuses on women's rights and secular critiques of Islam. She is joined in an important two-part series of conversations by Sadia Hameed: ex-Muslim, anti-theist and secular women's rights activist. Part 2 of 2 Follow Khadija on Twitter: @KhadijaKhan__ Sadia Hameed is Spokeswoman for...

Duration:01:31:21

FiLiA meets: Meghan Murphy - Feminist Current

5/15/2019
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Meghan Murphy is a freelance journalist and writer, who uncompromisingly highlights women’s rights issues. She is the founder and editor of Feminist Current, Canada’s leading feminist website. Meghan is visiting the United Kingdom in May 2019, where she will be appearing at a number of events. She speaks to FiLiA’s Heather Brunskell-Evans about international issues facing feminists, silencing, social media bans, and women’s sex-based rights. Feminist Current Feminist Current Podcasts

Duration:00:31:39

FiLiA meets: Mine Atli - KAYAD

5/9/2019
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Mine Atli: Lawyer and activist from THE ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN TO SUPPORT LIVING, or KAYAD as its known in Cyprus, speaks with FiLiA volunteer Sally Jackson. KAYAD was established in 1998 with the aim of eliminating all forms of discrimination against women and contributing to gender equality by strengthening the profile of women in the community. As the first and only of its kind in the northern part of Cyprus, KAYAD has carried out various awareness raising activities to prevent domestic...

Duration:00:20:12

FiLiA meets: Sabiha Temizkan - Speak Up For Leyla

4/16/2019
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UPDATE 26th May 2019 “I end my hunger strike but continue my fight against isolation” Leyla Güven Article in the Morning Star HERE Sabiha Temizkan is the daughter of Leyla Güven. Leyla is a Kurdish member of parliament from the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Turkey and co-chair of the Democratic Society Congress. Leyla has been on hunger strike since November 8th 2018 to protest the conditions of isolation in which PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan has been kept. Sabiha and Güzide Diker...

Duration:00:25:26

FiLiA meets: Dr Sasha Rakoff - Not Buying It

3/31/2019
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Dr Sasha Rakoff is the CEO of Not Buying It, a UK-based feminist group who challenge the sexual exploitation of porn and the sex trade. She is joined by Sally Jackson from FiLiA in a discussion on strip clubs, including the recent exposure by Not Buying It of the sexual acts expected of performers at Spearmint Rhino in Sheffield. Sasha explains why the lap dancing industry is a problem for all women, especially the women working within it. Website: www.notbuyingit.org.uk Sign the petition:...

Duration:00:15:10

FiLiA in conversation: Khadija Khan and Sadia Hameed on Religious Fundamentalism, Part 1

3/30/2019
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Khadija Khan is a feminist, independent journalist and commentator. She is originally from Pakistan, but left the country after she criticised religious fundamentalism. Khadija now lives in Germany. Her work focuses on women's rights and secular critiques of Islam. She is joined in an important two-part series of conversations by Sadia Hameed: ex-Muslim, anti-theist and secular women's rights activist. Part 1 of 2 Follow Khadija on Twitter: @KhadijaKhan__ Sadia Hameed is Spokeswoman for...

Duration:01:39:07

FiLiA meets: Sheila Jeffreys - The Lesbian Revolution

3/5/2019
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Sheila Jeffreys became a feminist activist in 1973, and a lesbian feminist in 1977. She is the author of 10 books on the history and politics of sexuality, and is a Professorial Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She has been involved in many groups and campaigns against male violence towards women. Sheila's most recent book is Lesbian Revolution: Lesbian Feminism in the UK 1970-1990. On this podcast, she discusses her work with Heather...

Duration:00:41:26

FiLiA meets: Kendra Houseman - Out of the Shadows

2/7/2019
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Kendra Houseman is a survivor of child sexual exploitation and gangs. As a child, she always used to think that adults couldn’t see her. Kendra now works with children and young people at risk of child sexual exploitation and gangs, and trains and educates practitioners around the subject. She promotes greater awareness of the issues with her campaign #ICU, and was a key speaker for International Women's Day 2018. Follow Kendra's journey on her blog Out of the Shadows.

Duration:00:17:47