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Why International Women’s Day?

Surely every day is women’s day? Xaverine Bates looks at why IWD is celebrated around the world on 8th March & explains the host of exciting local events planned in March this year.

Posted 19:22 Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Feminism international women's day IWD riart Grrrls women's rights

Hastings women rising

The women of Hastings & St Leonards are coming together on Valentine’s Day as part of One Billion Rising, Eve Ensler’s campaign to raise awareness of violence against women. Xaverine Bates explains more about Hastings Women’s Voice & riart Grrrls’ plans.

Posted 08:04 Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: Break The Chain Domestic Violence Feminism Hastings Women's Voice riart Grrrls women
Banners for TUC march against the cuts 20.10.12; poster design by aardvark & logo design Elise Liversedge

Introducing the riart Grrrls: Hastings and St Leonards’ brand new feminist artists’ collective

Hastings & St Leonards has long had a history of feminism: brave, inspirational women committed to improving the lives of women in this town and beyond. It is also a hotbed of creativity: anyone who knows the impossibility of walking 100 yards in this town without bumping into an artist, many of whom are female, will agree with this. Ripe territory then for riart Grrrls: Hastings & St. Leonards’ first ever feminist artists’ collective. Xaverine Bates tells us how it is…

Posted 11:33 Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 In: Campaigns Tags: Feminism Helena Wojtczak Mary Richardson Notable Sussex Women Pankhurst riart Grrrls
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