WE don’t want to wait another 100 years to see Equality

Yesterday Evening at the Amersham Arms, WEP Lewisham held a fundraiser to raise money for our Local Council election campaigns in Ladywell, Lewisham Central and Brockley.

Three brilliant comedians treated us to take their take on the world and we hugely grateful to Ada Campe for setting it up and to Rachel Creeger and New Cross’s own Thanyia Moore for appearing. fb header comedy night_edited-1

Always up for a challenge, I took the straight woman slot and introduced what our WEP Lewisham campaign is about. Here’s roughly what I said. Continue reading “WE don’t want to wait another 100 years to see Equality”

Women’s Equality Party announce candidates for Lewisham

In the centenary year of some UK women getting the vote, voters in Ladywell, Lewisham Central and Brockley wards have the chance to make history by giving one of their three votes on 3 May to the Women’s Equality Party, putting women’s and girls’ needs front and centre of council decisions.  
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Women’s Equality Party announce candidates for Lewisham

In the centenary year of some UK women getting the vote, voters in Ladywell, Lewisham Central and Brockley wards have the chance to make history by giving one of their three votes on 3 May to the Women’s Equality Party, putting women’s and girls’ needs front and centre of council decisions.  
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Lysistrata – A break from canvassing and …. a reason to inspire us to do it.

The geek in me loves that it’s performed in ancient greek with English subtitles. Most of us won’t understand the words but through the music in the language, you can hear the women calling us from across the centuries and cheering us on. For me, she’s telling us both that there is no time like the present and that all times are like the present – until the women change them. Continue reading Lysistrata – A break from canvassing and …. a reason to inspire us to do it.

She can’t keep quiet and we mustn’t either

On Saturday 8th April I did what I find myself increasingly doing these days, I left the sanctuary of my South East London garden, (the first really sunny Saturday of the year) and got on a tube to central London to sit in an underground room with a bunch of strangers. In the last two years I’ve become an activist and like many others, I’ve … Continue reading She can’t keep quiet and we mustn’t either

On The Frightening Realities of Being a Woman in 2017

Nothing like this has ever happened to me – and if it hasn’t happened to you it’s hard to imagine, even harder to imagine the mindset of the men who did this. I’m sharing this because the writer has offered it to us, so that we can’t say we don’t know …   Source: On The Frightening Realities of Being a Woman in 2017 Continue reading On The Frightening Realities of Being a Woman in 2017