The book explores how the state, employers and the parenting industry combine to create entrenched inequality in (heterosexual) parenting in the UK, and sets out what needs to change to ensure women, men and children all get a better deal. It also serves as a good kick up the backside for feminists to get out there and make these changes happen! Followed by Q&A.
Tickets are £5 (£3 concessions).
Please book in advance from Jude on 0114 2660434, as last year’s SFN event sold out in advance.
November 12-13, various venues
LaDIYfest Sheffield is an inclusive, DIY, anti-capitalist, community-based feminist festival taking place on November 12-13.
It will be be held at Croft House, Garden Street; The Red House, Solly Street; and The Rutland Arms, Brown Street.
The event’s aims?
We want to create a celebration of women with an emphasis on the artistic, the creative and the political. We oppose the part that capitalism plays in the oppression of women. We want to raise awareness of women’s issues and engage local women with local women’s organisations to create a more equal society for everyone. We will do this by providing a platform to highlight feminist and LGBTQ art, projects and activism through music; performance art; spoken word; films; discussion; art exhibitions and practical workshops, promoting social change in a non-discriminatory environment.