Webinar: Women and Racism in Ireland

AkiDwA is partnering with the National Women’s Council of Ireland and the National Traveller Women’s Forum to host a webinar on the impact of racism on women in Ireland. 

What: Women & Racism in Ireland Webinar

When: 21st October, 11.15am -1pm

Where: Online, via Zoom

Register now with Eventbrite. 

This webinar is part of the Dublin Human Rights Festival: Voices of Hope, Courage and Resilience.

This webinar is jointly organized by three organisations; National Womens Council, National Traveller Womens Forum and Akidwa. The purpose is to focus on the experiences of women and racism in Ireland. We will discuss how we can come together as women’s organisations to collectively combat racism and emerging racism trends.

Our Speakers will include:

• Oluchi Porter (AkiDwA board member)

• Gabi Muntean (Pavee Point)

• Eileen Flynn (National Traveller Womens Forum)

• Ola Mustapha (Campaigner on Direct Provision)

More to be announced

The webinar will be co- chaired by Orla O’Connor, Director, NWC and Maria Joyce, Coordinator, National Traveller Womens Forum

The event is free.

You will receive the Zoom link to our webinar before the event.

The webinar will be supported by ISL Interpreters . If you have any other accessibility needs, please get in contact with Susan McCormack susanmcc@nwci.ie by Thursday 15th Oct

Smashing Times and Front Line Defenders in partnership with Amnesty International, Fighting Words, ICCL, NWC, & Trócaire will implement the 2020 Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival to showcase and highlight the extraordinary work of human rights defenders in Ireland and around the world, past and present, and the role of the arts and artists in promoting human rights today. The festival will run for ten days from Friday 16 October to Sunday 25 October 2020.

Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival


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