We believe that women’s network should be a safe space for those who identify as women or non-binary. We will strive to make our community more intersectional, accepting and inclusive. If elected we will:
Strengthen and encourage the existing community of women and non-binary people. If elected we will ensure that the network is a supportive, safe space for anyone who identifies as a women or non-binary. We want to be an approachable and inclusive network and we believe this attitude will help encourage this positive environment for everyone. We will do this by holding weekly meetings to create a stable community. We will be more present on social media and send out regular emails.
Delivering more events and socials for the network. If elected we will work alongside our committee to plan and deliver more events for those that wish to be involved. Events such as film screenings, Galentines nights, quiz nights, club nights, or pizza evenings. Ideally, if elected we would like to organise larger events such as Feminist Festivals to celebrate the achievements of women.
Establish Women’s officers in every college. Currently only three colleges have the position of women’s officer on the JCR and one of these positions is not even filled - we want to change this. Having a women’s officer position on each college’s JCR would extend support for women and non binary people.
Involve the network in wider initiatives. We believe that as a network we should be more engaged on a larger scale outside the university community. We want to be present in national marches (reclaim the night, Women’s marches), and get involved with movements such as #Me too and Time’s up.
Be more active in freshers. We want to be more active during freshers week to support freshers. We want to organise more events and improve consent workshops within colleges.