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These activities tend to focus on a particular policy area – employment, health, education etc. Speakers are invited to address the audience with women being given an opportunity to ask questions and speak about their own experiences of the subject being discussed.

Following each discussion a report is produced. This document, which uses direct quotes from the women attending, is sent to politicians as well as those with responsibility for the key policy areas discussed. Copies are also sent to those who attended the event. Feedback records the sense of empowerment felt by women and their call for change in local and national decisions which affect women’s daily lives.


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17 October 2015: Young Women Conference

Young women are under enormous pressure to confirm to stereotypical views of how they should look and act in community, social and economic arenas. This event explored how these pressures impact on them.

Topics also under discussion included employment, women’s representation and the media.

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