Friday, 7 May 2010

Selma James on Sex, Race and Class

Selma James
Sex, Race and Class –
40 Years of the Women’s Movement

Monday, 10th May 2010 (7 for 7.30pm)
at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London NW3
The Chapel is on Rosslyn Hill, close to Hampstead tube station (Northern line/Edgware branch) Buses 46 & 268
Suggested donation £5 Wine and nibbles available from 7pm

Veteran feminist and anti-racist campaigner Selma James will talk about the movement, forty years on from the first UK Women’s Liberation Conference in Oxford in 1970. She is the founder of the International Wages for Housework Campaign and co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike. Her writings include the groundbreaking The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community (1972), The Ladies and the Mammies – Jane Austen & Jean Rhys (1983) and The Milk of Human Kindness – Defending breastfeeding from the global market and the AIDS industry (co-author 2002). Selma James was the first spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes. She is based at the Crossroads Women’s Centre in Kentish Town.

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