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Women and Racism Webinar

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Women and Racism Webinar

This webinar is part of the Dublin Human Rights Festival. It 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)

Anastasia Crickley (Anti-racism and Human rights expert)

 Linda Keitasha (Migrant Rights Centre Ireland)

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

The event is free.

Register here to book your place

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.


Starts: 21 October 2020 11:15
Ends: 21 October 2020 13:00
Location: Online