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Central Region Women's Aid

  • CE
  • Corporate body
  • 1975

Central Region Women’s Aid (CRWA) was established in 1975 and the group was responsible for setting up groups in Falkirk, Clackmannanshire, and Stirling. Together, the three groups collaborated on a newsletter, published as the CRWA Newsletter, starting in 1979.

Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)

  • Corporate body
  • 1973-

The Centre for Alternative Technology is an eco-centre in Powys, Wales. They educate people on sustainable development and living, alternative technology, renewable energy, organic farming and gardening. They run postgraduate courses, residential and day courses, and publish information on the above topics.

Chella Quint

  • Person

Chella Quint is a comedian, improvisor, designer, artist, writer, presenter and education researcher from Brooklyn, New York who now lives in Sheffield, England. She coined the phrase ‘period positive’ in 2006 and founded the #periodpositive campaign. She is a former head of PSHE (sex and relationships and life skills education), was a teacher researcher with the Gender Respect Project and advisor on the Gender Equality Charter for DECSY (Development Education Centre South Yorkshire) and now performs and consults for #periodpositive after completing a Master’s Degree in Education focusing on changing attitudes to menstruation in secondary schools.

City Limits

  • Corporate body
  • 1981-1993

City Limits was an alternative culture and event listings magazine for London, published weekly. It was founded by former Time Out staff writers as a co-operative, after TO owner Tony Elliott refused to adopt co-operative working principles. City Limits initially took a vocally radical feminist stance, though later investors tried to rebrand the title as a women's lifestyle magazine.

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid

  • CL
  • Corporate body
  • 1976 -

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid was established in 1976 and employed 8 workers within Central Women's Aid in 1977. They opened a refuge with space for four families in 1977, and began operating a 24-hour telephone helpline in January 1980. Along with Falkirk and Grangemouth Women's Aid and Stirling Women's Aid, the group wrote newsletters under Central Region Women's Aid, beginning in 1979.

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