OIWF 1996

Main Event:

  • International Women’s Day Celebrations: Speaker meeting organised with Oxford Trades Union Council; Sue Lister (Oxon. Fight Against Cuts in Education); Nirmala Rajasingham (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants); Myrna Simpson (mother of Joy Gardner); speakers from Oxford Claimants Union (on Job Seekers’ Allowance); speaker from Zero Tolerance Campaign Against Domestic Violence; Cabaret

Highlights included:

  • Oxfordshire County Archives: Matrilineal Family Tree-Tracing & Oxford City Women’s Wills
  • Oxford Women in Publishing -Past, Present and Future
  • “WOTS UP AT OWTS?”: aimed at women who have missed out on education in the past, providing free vocational training and short courses with childcare and travelling expenses
  • Women’s Photography Weekend
  • Black Women, Art and Culture (Exhibition of cultural art, craft and poetry by local black women)