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Bread & Roses Festival 2016

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Friday 10th of June

Fighting for FREEDOM & EQUALITY:

WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS AROUND THE WORLD

6.30pm-7.15pm

Opening rally with contributions from:

Inga Wójcik – Polish women’s rights activist with dziewuchy dziewuchom

Joanna Fuertes-Orr – on women’s struggles across Latin America

Bethania Barry – organiser of campaign of Brazilian women in Ireland against rape culture

Elma Relihan – US activist with Socialist Alternative in NYC &#Movement4Bernie

7.30pm-9.30pm

How can our movements win? 

Discussion introduced by:

Maaike Schippefelt from Women on Web

Laura Fitzgerald from ROSA

Saturday 11th of June

11am-12.15pm

Women Can’t Wait – Repeal the 8th

Next steps in the fight for repeal – Rita Harrold & Meabh Hennelly

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12.20pm-1.30pm

Discussion groups – Choose one

The Bronte Sisters – Readings & discussion on their work & life – Aisling Grace

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The work of Feminist, Iranian Artist Shirin Neshat – Maeve Humphreys

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Socialist Feminist Pioneer – Clara Zetkin – Katia Hanke

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1.30pm-2.15pm

Lunch – Food available. Street Theatre performance & art exhibitions

2.15pm-3.35pm

Discussion groups – choose one

Pride, continuing the fight for LGBTQ Liberation – Fiona Ryan

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End Fortress Europe – build solidarity with refugees & challenge racism & war- Shivonne Dubarry, Lesbos volunteer & Noma Maye, anti-racism and anti-deportation activist

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Rosa Parks & her fight for freedom – Vanina Trojan

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3.40pm-4.50pm

Workshops – choose one

School students demand secular schools & real sex education – Leia O’Mahony

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Abortion in the North – Criminalisation of the Abortion pill – Courtney Robinson & Maaike Schippefelt from Women on Web

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Why the housing crisis is a key issue for the women’s movement – Diana O’Dwyer

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5-6.15pm

Closing Rally

Silvia Martin – childcare worker

Nicole McCarthy – retail worker

Jana Lyons – lower-paid teacher & INTO activist

Ruth Coppinger TD for AAA & Socialist Party activist

6.15-6.30 Sum up of Festival & Songs

7pm BANBHA theatre presents:

The WIN – (Women’s Information Network)

Original Theatre piece followed by panal discussion with the directors

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