What: Debate and Dicussion on 'Slutwalk'
When: Thursday, 2 February 2012, 7pm
Where: Cassidys Hotel, Cavendish Row, O'Connell St, Dublin 1
Facebook Event: here.
Motion: Should there be a Dublin Slutwalk in 2012?
The first SlutWalk happened last year in Toronto in response to a Canadian police officer’s comment that women should avoid dressing like sluts in order to reduce the likelihood of being raped. Since then this movement has gone global, and with the marches set to become annual event, should we have a Dublin Slutwalk in 2012? The evening will kick off with a number of pro- and anti-Slutwalk speakers.
William O'Brien, Equality Officer, NUI Galway Students Union
Emma Regan, IFN Coordinator
Then we'll welcome contributions from everybody present.
Would you like to be involved?
Do you have a strong opinion about Slutwalk? We would love you to speak at this event! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out this scariliy eloquent 13 year old's take on Slut Shaming
When: Tuesday, Feb 7th at 7pm - 9pm
Where: Accent's Coffee Shop - Downstairs
How to find us: We'll have the book displayed upright on the table.
The Book: 'The Purity Myth' by Jessica Valenti
Facebook Event: RSVP here
It has also been made into a documentary which the IFN may screen in future, trailer below.
The Purity Myth Trailer
Update, Feb 7th: We're doing a second screening on March 11th, event on Facebook - buy tickets here.Article updated Jan 22nd: This event is now sold out, we may host a second screening - watch this space for details.
The Irish Feminist Network is honoured to be screening the critically acclaimed documentary 'Miss Representation', by Jennifer Siebel Newsom in the Sugar Club on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012. View event on Facebook.
This documentary explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
A lot of the issues raised by this film can be felt in Ireland, and after the screening we will hold a panel discussion and open Q&A with the audience.
We hope you'll join us at this event and share your opinion on the issues raised.
Please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment, as seating is limited. Tickets €10 available here.
Screening: Miss Representation
When: Wednesday, 22nd Feb 2012, starting at 7pm
Location: The Sugar Club, Leeson St.
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