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Women Talk Back!

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Description

 

Who are we? 

Women Talk Back! provides a space for women to engage in lively discussion and debate. We are in pursuit of global liberation from all forms of patriarchy. We therefore centre all women who experience misogyny, but who may also face racism, anti-lesbianism, classism and other forms of structural discrimination that arise from male domination. 

 

Women Talk Back! are committed to the power of sisterhood and believe that it is only through an understanding of our similarities and differences that we can liberate ourselves from patriarchy. We believe that dialogue with each other is the first step towards liberation from oppressive structures and practices. We welcome women from all backgrounds to join and take part in all aspects of the group. We aim to foster a culture of collective responsibility, care, and honesty with ourselves and one another. 

 

COMMITTEE 2018/19

  • President: May Mundt-Leach
  • Secretary: Erandi Barrera Moreno
  • Treasurer: Sacha Dhabalia


We encourage all women to be engaged in decision-making and we're always looking for more women to join the committee and help us evolve! Please get in touch with us via the links below if you're interested in getting more involved in the day-to-day running of Women Talk Back!. 

 

What do we do? 

The group is structured around weekly consciousness-raising meetings, where we meet to discuss our own experiences of issues ranging from objectification to mental health. Through the meetings, women can develop an ability to see that issues they previously considered as individual to them are, in fact, shared by many other women and thus generate a consciousness of patriarchal oppression. Meetings are relaxed, confidential and friendly – and also involve quite a lot of cake (vegan and non-vegan)!

 

When and where?

We meet at the Multifaith Chaplaincy every Sunday from 7 - 10pm. Our sessions are weekly and we encourage you to attend as often or as little as you'd like. We usually take a break for reading weeks and Christmas/Easter holidays. 

 

Membership and staying in touch 

We want all women to be able to attend meetings regardless of their financial situation, so membership is free. 

If you are interested in attending our meetings, please join our closed Facebook group where you'll be able to find weekly updates and meeting details. 

And feel free to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter

Terms and conditions

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Membership Fee Inclusions

 

Prior to signing up to a Club or Society speak to the Committee to find out what your membership includes and if there are any further expenses throughout the year.

 

Service Standards

 

All Club or Society members can expect to receive:

 

  • The opportunity to attend regular meetings, events, activities, trips and socials as arranged.
  • The opportunity to stand for a committee position or vote in their elections (Bristol students only).
  • For Sports Club – to attend regular training sessions and have the opportunity to be selected for the teams.

 

Code of Conduct

 

When joining a club or society you are agreeing to abide by the constitution, general rules, regulations and policies of University of Bristol Students’ Union and also the Club or Society Code of Conduct which sets out the level of behaviour & discipline expected of all Club & Society members.

 

Download the Code of Conduct

 

Refund Policy

 

Any customer who pays for a membership subscription to a Bristol SU Society, Sports Club, Student Media and initiatives has a 14 day cooling off period from the time and date of purchase during which they have the right to cancel the subscription and receive a full refund. If you do decide to cancel within the 14 days, Bristol SU will refund your payment within a further 30 days of the cancellation.  To request a refund please email: bristolsu@bristol.ac.uk

 

Data sharing (Sports Club members only)

 

Please be aware that Bristol SU may share data relating to the members of its sports clubs with the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health (a department of the University).  This information may be used for the purposes of communicating direct with these members and/or to cross-reference against SEH's Sports Pass membership records.

 

As part of Bristol SU's membership of British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) Bristol SU may have to share data on to its sports clubs members so BUCS can, from time to time, communicate with these members. 

 

Data sharing (Societies members only)

 

If you're joining one of the societies listed below please be aware that your name and email address will be shared with Bristol Hub for the purpose of keeping you up to date with their activities through their email “The Week”:


AIESEC Bristol, AMICUS Bristol, Anti-Slavery Society, Bristol Feminists, Bristol Friends of MSF, Bristol Marrow, Bristol Social Enterprise Society, Bristol Student Action for Refugees, Bristol University Amnesty International, Conservation Group, Bristol University Oxfam Group, Bristol University Sustainability Team, Bristol Volunteers for Development Abroad, Engineers Without Borders, Howard League for Penal Reform Student Society, International Affairs Society, Medsin Bristol, Model United Nations, and Vegetarian and Vegan Society.

 

For more information on Bristol Hub visit: http://www.bristolhub.org.

 

If you do not want your details shared with the Hub please email: bristolsu@bristol.ac.uk.


These terms shall be governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Nothing in these terms shall exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.