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Annual Report 2016-17

Here is the Feminist Library’s Annual Report for the 2016-17 financial year, which we shared at our recent AGM. It includes information about how the organisation is constituted, details of our policies and procedures, the highlights of the past year

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Equality and Diversity Policy

Feminist Library Equality and Diversity Policy 1.Our aim 1.1 In carrying out its functions as charitable organisation, The Feminist Library is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, and to ensure that no individual is discriminated against in the

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Health and Safety Policy

Health and Safety policy: The Feminist Library Statement of intent The policy of the Feminist Library is to provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions and environment for all our staff, volunteers and users, plus any other people who

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Eleanor Wasserberg Interview

Friends of the Feminist Library may have been lucky enough to catch Eleanor Wasserberg reading at Tate Modern in February as part of the Library’s activities at Late Tate. A writer based in Norwich, her debut novel Foxlowe has been

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Things A Bright Girl Can Do – Review

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls    Published by Andersen Press Review by Sarah O’Mahoney Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells, and in the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three

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Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival

Feminist Library’s Latinx Feminist Festival – celebrating Latin culture and diaspora feminisms Review by Jael de la Luz and Emma Thatcher During Autumn 2017 we organised the Latinx Feminist Festival, a series of events including films, poetry and a local history

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Women & Power – Review

Women & Power by Mary Beard Review by Rose Sinclair Mary Beard’s Women & Power is an adaptation of two lectures given in 2014 and 2017. The slim volume deserves its accolades as an instant classic for its timelessness and timeliness. Though,

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Review of the Feminist Library

Review of the Feminist Library By Ameira July-Williams, Age 8  During the half term, I went to the Feminist Library with my friend/pen-pal Lucky. We went there to do a project on women in history. We went to that library

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Max Dashu’s presentation

Max Dashu’s presentation On 24th November, we hosted Max Dashu, an incredibly inspirational speaker and educator specialising in women’s history. Max gave a powerful presentation on Amazons and Women warriors, and shared with us hundreds of images of amazing women

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Tech Day Review

Tech Day On the 25th November we held the first of a series of Feminism and Tech events, launching a new technical programme for women and girls at the Library. We hosted a number of women in tech groups, including

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