BritMums Live 2015: Digital Activism – Shaping the world we live in

Are you an online activists, or want to ramp up leading change in an area you feel passionate about?  We’re honoured to have these digital activism trailblazers at BritMums Live, sharing their experiences and advice in the session “Digital Activism – Charities, campaigning and shaping the world we live in”. Each is experienced in different areas,…

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Songs that change the world: What are yours?

I can vividly remember the first time I heard The Ballad of Lucy Jordan. This song/story of a suburban housewife was electrifying and its feminist message was part of a transformation at university from girl with vague ideas about gender politics to full-fledged feminist and politically engaged adult. That’s the power of protest songs: Sometimes…

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Winter Wonderland: Making Waves for Alex

Tamsyn Wood is inviting everybody to the Winter Wonderland Ball as she desperately needs your help, if you can’t go maybe you can make a donation and maybe you could help spread the word far and wide so all her efforts have the longest possible reach. The story so far “…So we lived in France,…

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Notes from Ghana: Our first day #goodwork

Mummy Barrow updates us on the blogger trip to Ghana for Red Nose Day. Here’s the latest from the road: Yesterday was a day of extremes.  Visiting the Virtuous Women’s Bakery in the morning we knew what to expect, to a degree, having seen it on GBBO last week.  Visiting one of the slums in the afternoon,…

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How to become a #ONEMum against poverty

On Saturday October 6 BritMums co-founder Jennifer Howze, who also blogs at www.jenography.net, and Michelle Pannell, who blogs at Mummy from the Heart, went to Ethiopia with ONE.org to see first-hand the difference that international aid from countries such as the USA and UK is making to those in Ethiopia. They learned about the roles…

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