It was great to be back at the London School of Economics and Politics again running a day-long workshop for Masters students on Gender Budgeting for Change and Campaigning for Change. They are such a fantastic group of people to work with – challenging and… Read More »Gender Budgeting and Campaigning for Change at LSE
It is always great to have a whole day to work with students, so I was really excited to go up to York and to the Archbishop’s Holgate School. We started with a whole year assembly on gender and gender identity. We talked about sexuality and gender… Read More »Gender and identity at Archbishop’s Holgate School, York
I was excited to go to King Alfred school and discuss pornography and sexting. I held an assembly on the issue, which was a bit tricky, but the students were very receptive and we ended up having a good chat. We examined what porn is, why we… Read More »Porn! At King Alfred School, London
Last month I was delighted to be invited to join Forward (Foundation for Women’s Health and Development) as an educator on female genital mutilation.
Forward have been working on this issue for decades and working in schools for four years. They run a youth programme working with young people across the country empowering them to speak out about it. Over the last few years the issue of FGM has grown in public consciousness and they have been increasingly asked to give talks in schools.
In order to manage increasing demand, they have employed 15 educators to work across schools in London, I am delighted to be part of that team.
I had great fun doing a two hour workshop with A-Level English Literature students at Oaklands School, Tower Hamlets. We were looking at the male gaze in Jane Eyre which they were studying for their course. This video is an excellent introduction to how the… Read More »The male gaze in Jane Eyre
Today I’m running a workshop at Highbury Grove School, London on women in the media. This is obviously a broad topic and a lot to cover but in the end I decided to focus on advertising. The aim is to leave these young women of… Read More »Women in the media workshop – Highbury Grove School