Worcester University are holding an event for International Women’s Day: The resilience of women within the refugee crisis

As previously posted Worcester University are running a number of events for International Women’s Day.

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On Wednesday 8th March 2pm-6pm there will be presentations and a discussion on the resilience of women within the refugee crisis taking place in Room RBG008, Severn Campus, University of Worcester

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Beverley Gilbert, Senior Lecturer, NCSPVA, University of Worcester will open the even with an introductions to the speakers

Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director, Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) will talk on Gender and Refugee Integration

Alexis Wright, Post Graduate Student, NCSPVA, University of Worcester will discuss Refugee Women and Boob Jobs – an intersectional feminist approach to the asylum process.

Caroline Gregory, Editor, Writer, Traveller, Aid Worker @caztravels will present on The Experience of Gender when Working in Refugee Camps

Kirsty Fraser, University of Worcester and Director of People in Motion will present on Invisible Warriors – Women in Grande-Synthe Refugee Camp

Bookings:

£25 per person. To book a place, please got to:

https://ext-webapp-01.worc.ac.uk/cgi-bin/womensday/booking.pl

There are a limited number of concessionary/free places available for those working in the refugee support sector or students at the University of Worcester.

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