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Events for August/September

If you are organising or planning to attend a feminist or anti-oppression event during August/September, please tell everyone about it in the comments.

Anything from book clubs, planning sessions, fundraisers, exhibitions and demonstrations, from any part of the world.

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  1. Alert: Say ‘no’ to New York State forced electroshock

    Specifically in the case of Simone D., but also looking to end this harmful treatment, overwhelmingly used on women against their will.

    The website asks NY State citizens to contact all five of the public officials below (full contact details at the link above).
    1. Gov. Eliot Spitzer
    2. Lieutenant Gov. David Paterson
    3. Assemblyperson Peter M. Rivera
    4. New York State Office of Mental Health Commissioner Michael Hogan
    5. Senator Hillary Clinton.
    US Citizens who are not citizens of NY State can still contact Senator Clinton in her capacity as a presidential candidate.

  2. Femmeconne is on in Perth, Friday, 21th and Saturday 22th of September and Sunday the 23rd, in September 2007.

    A women’s space where children are welcome, Femmeconne is a fun weekend of talking, chatting, sleeping, eating, drinking, cooking, discussion, relaxation, painting, music, noise, children, demonstrations, napping, laughing, showering, cooking, reading, learning, loudness, quietness, and fun!

    There will be various physical activities at the beautiful campsites, a democratically-organised and participatory feminist discussion/academic stream (currently being hashed out at the LJ, come join in), some self-affirmation stuff, arts, crafts, and companionship.

    All meals provided, participants need to pitch in with cooking and washing up where possible.

  3. Canberra, Australia, 13 August:

    Senator Lyn Allison will host a National Foundation for Australian Women Press Conference on Women and WorkChoices at 12pm in Committee Room 2S3 in Parliament House, Canberra. For more information please visit http://www.nfaw.org.au

  4. Ladyfest 2007 is happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from September 27th to September 30th. Inspired by the Riot Grrl movement, this festival features art, music, film, spokenword, and workshops over four days, spread out across downtown Toronto. For more information about the festival, see their webpage at http://www.ladyfesttoronto.ca.

    Ladyfest: Celebrating Urban Feminism!

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