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    GIRL RISING presented by Restless Buddha Productions

    by  • September 18, 2013 • Blog, Events, Updates • 0 Comments

    Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And yet, when you educate a girl, you can break cycles of poverty in just one generation.  GIRL RISING is a movement for girls’ education that Restless Buddha Productions are proud to support. It’s also a ground-breaking film directed by Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins with...

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    Tate Live: Suzanne Lacy Silver Action

    by  • February 2, 2013 • Blog, Updates • 0 Comments


    On Feb 3, hundreds of women aged sixty-plus who took part in activist movements from the 1950s to 80s will converge on The Tate Modern Tanks to participate in Suzanne Lacy’s live artwork, Silver Action.  I’ll be following live via twitter (hashtag #silveraction). The diverse groups of women (from all across the UK) will...

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    Whatever happened to that lady called Grandma?

    by  • January 19, 2013 • Blog • 7 Comments

    What happened to Grandma?

    A few nights ago, I went to the Women’s Parliamentary Labour Party evening at the House of Commons for women in the press and media. On the agenda were two main topics: Labour’s campaign against domestic violence (including One Billion Rising), and Labour’s relatively new Commission on Older Women. Being already involved in the OBR campaign,...

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