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Take part in free circus workshop
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Women Rise is evolving.
Following our successful community project that gave local women increased confidence through free self-defence workshops, and discussions and debates on issues relevant to them with forum theatre, Women Rise will be back with exciting new events for older women.
Keep checking this page for details of our latest events.
Women Rise will continue to be empowering and fun. Join in!
Each event is followed by a series of 6 women-only self-defence workshops taking place throughout Haringey. The best news is this is all FREE!
"It provides an avenue of self- confidence which might be the all important two second feeling that will help you successfully remove yourself from a dangerous or harmful situation"
Self-defence participant Tottenham 2015
This project is supported by the Big Lottery Fund, Haringey Council and Arts Council England.
Later this year Jacksons Lane will be launching an entirely new project. We will run a series of forum theatre roleplay workshops with girls aged 8-18 exploring relationships and issues related to violence against women and girls. The workshops will be led by a forum theatre practitioner with experience of working with children and young people in schools. There will be a total of 11 workshops happening out of school hours at Friern Barnet School.
Girls Rise has been designed with guidance from Hestia and Solace Women’s Aid and the aim is to promote debate and increase the confidence, self-esteem and sense of empowerment of participants.
Girls Rise is supported by the Young Barnet Foundation
White Ribbon Campaign
The White Ribbon Campaign is a movement that Jacksons Lane feels passionate about and our partnerships with Haringey Council, Solace Women’s Aid, Women with a Voice and other local community groups that offer support for females has only reinforced this.
The White Ribbon Campaign UK (WRC) is part of a global effort to put a stop to male violence against women and girls. It acknowledges that the problem is not a ‘women’s issue’ - its solution requires the assistance of men and boys too, creating a culture where no one remains silent or makes excuses for violence against women.
On Thursday 16 March 2017 Haringey’s White Ribbon Campaign was launched at Alexandra Palace with an event that consisted of guest speakers, music and poetry performances. It saw men and boys signing the White Ribbon pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women and girls (VAWG) and was an opportunity for all to come together to kick-start a coordinated community response.
Throughout 2017 Jacksons Lane will be working with partners to engage as many men and boys as possible throughout the borough to commit to the pledge. Individuals will also have the opportunity to receive training on how to become male ambassadors for the cause.
Jacksons Lane is helping the borough work towards achieving the White Ribbon Local Authority Award 2017. Stay tuned for information on White Ribbon events in Haringey over the coming months.
Learn more about Haringey Council’s White Ribbon Male Engagement Campaign:
Contact: [email protected] or call 020 8347 2411
Jacksons Lane and Women Rise are proud partners of the UK SAYS NO MORE campaign which promotes the use of a new national symbol to express support for ending domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) in our society. As well as getting involved in Women Rise do have a look at this important campaigns website: http://uksaysnomore.org/
Header photo: Eric Richmond, design by longarm, from Mimbre's Falling Up.