Feminist Webs October 2016
Feminist Webs, Youth & Policy and The Empowerment People look forward to welcoming you to their conference: 'Challenging Ideas of Control and Consent'
A space to debate and share good practice for people who run girls’ groups, academics, researchers interested in youth work / feminism / anti-sexist work, community artists, social workers, counsellors… especially those from lesser-heard groups!
When: Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd October. Where: Hinsley Hall, 62 Headingley Lane, Leeds LS6 2BU
Thanks to support from BIG Lottery, there are now 10 bursary places worth £100!
That's the whole weekend for free including food and accommodation.
Just email a paragraph to firstname.lastname@example.org saying who you are and why you think you should have a funded place, using BURSARY as the subject heading. Closing date 9th October. Successful applicants notified on 10th October. Women-identifying women from traditionally under-represented or marginalised groups, e.g. working class women; women who are Black, Asian or from minoritised ethnicites; women with disabilities etc. are particularly invited to apply.
DRAFT programme includes the following talks and workshops:
Get your tickets here!
- DIY sexual pleasure
- Making gaming culture anti-sexist
- ´Grooming Ground´ - visual art-led exploration
- What do young women want from us?
- Have ideas consent and control in youth work have changed over time?
- Exploring the links and learnings around domestic abuse and CSE
- How to engage girls in the digital age
- Gender related violence - how it relates to youth work practice
- Young people’s (mis)understanding and negotiation of consent
- Practice and theory from Out & About LGBTQ young women’s project
- Women-centred / strength-based approaches in supporting diverse groups of young women
- My body a battleground - trans young women’s experiences navigating consent and control