Achievements

 

Women’s Voice (WV) was formally set up in 2010. Since then WV has:

International Women Day

 

    • celebrated International Women’s Day (8 March) since 2006 bringing together women of many different cultures, ages and abilities

 

    • organised and celebrated International children Day (19 Nov) annually since 2009

 

    • hosted women-only conferences exploring the situation of women locally in education, work, the media and politics

 

    • provided speakers for local schools addressing issues of sexism and racism

 International Children Day

    • hosted programmes of international films by and about women

 

    • has facilitated and delivered workshops on: women and domestic violence; the sexualisation of women in the media; women in public life; crafts and creativity

 

    • hosted successful global kitchen workshops, leading to potential employment

 

    • coordinated the first women’s pop-up museum in conjunction with Hastings Museum and Art Gallery as well as facilitating a  project on women's experiences of the First World War culminating in an exhibition of women's art and writing at Hastings Museum 
    • liaised with Hastings Borough Council to promote and host White Ribbon Day against domestic violence against women

 

 

 

 

 

Vision for the future..

 

    • to set up a permanent Women’s centre in Hastings that will provide a safe social space and resource for all local women

 

    • to organise and facilitate educational and creative workshops, on issues such as domestic violence, assertiveness, employment skills and other topics that contribute to the empowerment of women

 

    • to fundraise so that we can respond to and meet the needs of local women