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GWVSN Meetings and Events

Meetings are open to all existing members as well as potential new ones.

Tea and coffee will be provided as well as travel and childcare expenses.

For more details contact Lorna at Wise Women Tel 0141 550 7557, or email Lorna

Meetings & Events

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A full list of forthcoming GWVSN meetings is available on Wise Women’s website

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Archive Info below – events 2009 – June 2013

2013

Information Session about Welfare Reform
10th June, 10am to 12.30pm, Adelphi Centre, Commercial Road, Glasgow G5

The Best of Women: International Women’s Day Open Space Event
14th March, The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Information Session about Honour-Based Violence
16th January, Adelphi Centre, Commercial Road, G5, 10am to 1pm

2012

Violence Against Women: It’s Not Just Personal, It’s Political
21st November, 10am – 4pm, The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Information Session On Women In The Gypsy-Traveller, Showmen And Roma Communities (GTSR)
22nd October, 10am – 1pm, Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, G5

GWVSN Free Open Space event: Women’s Health Matters
29th August, 10am – 4pm, at The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Information Session on Women’s Sexual Health
19th June 2012, 9.30am – 1pm, Adelphi Centre, Commercial Road G5

Open Space Event: Women Making A Difference
28th March 2012: 10am – 4pm, The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
Women in Glasgow have a powerful history of striving for equal rights and social and political status for themselves, their families and their communities.  GWVSN invites you to our Open Space Event to discuss women and activism. This event will bring together women who are or have been involved in activism, women who are interested in activism and those who are just curious on how they can change the world!

Business Meeting
22nd March 2012: 10am to 12noon, Wellpark Centre

Open Space Event: The Impact of Poverty on Women
8th February 2012, 10am – 4pm, The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
‘Poverty has a woman’s face‘: Research shows us that poverty overwhelmingly affects women and children, having a major impact on their self esteem and potential, physical, emotional, mental and social health. Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network events are open to all women and we invite you to come along to discuss, learn and share your opinions around the impact of poverty on women with other women in a safe, open and supportive space.

Open Space Event: ‘I wanted to change the world but couldn’t get a babysitter!’
Date to be confirmed 2012: 10am – 4pm, Teacher Building:
This event will bring together women who are or have been involved in activism, women who are interested in activism and those who are just curious on how they can change the world!! Come along have your say share ideas for making changes, share experiences and skills and get inspired.

Business Meeting
19th Jan 2012: 10am to 12noon, Wellpark Centre

Meetings & Events 2011

Meeting and Discussion Session for attendees of Survivors United Conference: A Survivors Forum for Glasgow?
24th Nov 2011: 10-11am Business, 11-12.30pm Closed discussion for survivor, Adelphi Centre

Open Space Event: ‘Bringing women together with different religions, faiths and personal beliefs’
6th Oct 2011: 10am – 4pm, Teacher Building
The issues of religious, faith and personal beliefs can be complex, challenging, inspiring and often confusing. This Open Space Event will bring women together with different faiths, religions and personal beliefs to address some of these issues in a safe and respectful environment.  If you feel you have something to contribute or want the opportunity to listen to others experiences and opinions you are welcome to come along and have your say.

Meeting and Information Session: Changes to the Benefits System
13th Sept 2011: 10-11am Business, 11-12.30pm Info session, Adelphi Centre
Changes to the Benefits System: A briefing session on the recent and upcoming welfare proposals and how they are likely to impact and affect women. The session will be facilitated by Richard Gass from Glasgow City Council Welfare Rights who will present a “general overview” for service providers  who would like to increase their knowledge and awareness about the recent and proposed changes to the benefits system.  There will be an opportunity for question and answers afterwards.

Open Space’ Event on “Age”
Wednesday 31st August 2011, 10am – 4pm, The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Business Meeting
11th August 2011: 10am to 12noon, Wellpark Centre

Business Meeting
9th June 2011: 10am to 12noon, Wellpark Centre

Business Meeting
5th May 2011: 10am to 12noon, Wellpark Centre

Women Survivors of Violence and Abuse Event
Saturday 26th March 2011, 9.30 – 4.30 pm,The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Hate Crimes Legislation Presentation
Hosted by Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network. 
Thursday 10th March, 11am – 12pm, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow G31 1JF

Active Women: A one day workshop for women who want to make a difference
A chance to talk with other women about issues that are important to you.
Develop new skills that help you to challenge these issues.
Travel and childcare expenses available to women on low income.
9.30am – 4pm, Wed, 2nd February 2011 at the Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DS

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Meetings & Events 2010

28th January, 10am – 12noon
GWVSN Business Meeting (more information soon)

2nd February, 10am – 4pm
Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network’s Standing Group On Violence Against Women
Open Space Event: The Issues For Women Experiencing & Services Working With Male Violence And Abuse

at St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow
More details

Sexualisation & Sexual Exploitation: Accept or Resist?
Wednesday 17th November 2010, 6.00pm – 8.30pm, at The Albany Conference Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS

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Past Meetings 2009

Business Meeting, Thursday 19/03/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: Pentagon Centre

Information Session: Media Images of Women and Girls and the impact on their Self Esteem
Frances Monaghan: Wise Women, Thursday 07/05/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow, G5, more information here

Business Meeting, Thursday 28/05/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: TBC

Information Session: Working with survivors who Self Harm, Dawn Fyfe: SAY Women, Thursday 25/06/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow, G5, more information here

Business Meeting, Thursday 10/09/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: Wise Women, Wellpark Business Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow, G31 1JF, More information here

Information Session: Working with women with Complex Issues, Anne Kelly: Glasgow East Women’s Aid, Thursday 22/10/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: The Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow G5

Business Meeting,Thursday 03/12/09, 10am to 12noon, Venue: Wise Women Offices, Wellpark Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow G31 1JF

Related Meetings:

Equality Networks Forum, 19th October 2009, 4pm, Wheatley House

Equality Networks Forum, 16th March 2009, 4pm, Wheatley House

Equality Networks Forum, 19th October, 4pm, Wheatley House

Open Space Event: The Impact of Poverty on Women

January 11, 2012

Poverty has a woman’s face

Research shows us that poverty overwhelmingly affects women and children, having a major impact on their self esteem and potential, physical, emotional, mental and social health.

Glasgow Women’s Voluntary Sector Network events are open to all women and we invite you to come along to discuss, learn and share your opinions around the impact of poverty on women with other women in a safe, open and supportive space.

Date: Wednesday, 8th February 2012
Venue: The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
Time: 10am to 4pm

This event is free
Creche is available but must be booked.
Travel expenses will be provided
Transport can be provided for women with physical and / or sensory impairments.

What is Open Space? The Open Space way of working was created in 1985 and brings people together to discuss a common theme. Open Space is fully participative, there are no talking heads, and believes that the participants are the real experts. Just come along with an open mind and your thoughts and opinions.

Contact Lorna on 0141 550 7557 or lorna@wisewomen.org.uk to book a place

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