Read the highlights from the the Wen Forum at The University of Manchester in March 2020.
In the second of a series of articles, Louise Turner, Wen volunteer speaks to Tina Rothery of The Nanas – to find out more about her and The Nana’s, who are currently planning the movement’s year ahead. As well as getting her views on this year’s Wen Forum topic, Why Climate Justice is a Feminist Issue.
In the first of a series of articles, Louise Turner, Wen volunteer speaks to Professor Sherilyn MacGregor. Sherilyn is an academic at The University of Manchester whose research focuses on the relationship between feminist and environmental politics. Sherilyn advocates an intersectional ecofeminism for the 99% and digs into the heart of what a just future could look like in the face of climate emergency.
2020 is going to be a crucial year for climate action in the lead up to COP26 in Glasgow in November. We need to ensure that the new Government rises to the challenge of the climate emergency and shows real international leadership towards a just transition.
It is widely acknowledged that spending time outdoors in nature brings positive benefits to both body and mind. But these benefits are not readily available to all, including women who have suffered from domestic violence.