The Consent Workshop TCW Chat: Dayo Adedapo

TCW Chat: Dayo Adedapo

Dayo Adedapo is an accomplished professional working in a global bank and an amateur philosopher. Look him up on Twitter @TrophyHusbandD where he discusses a varied range of topics from Feminism to Politics via musings of Love Island. Dayo enjoys eating, procrastinating and drinking wine and he lives in Northampton UK with his partner who is also a banker. Dayo aspires to be an author once he gets the whole ‘procrastination’ thing out of his system. Look out for his book in 2020 or 2030…depending. This week we had a conversation about consent and toxic masculinity and here is what he had to say. Understanding Consent What does consent mean… Read More

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The Consent Workshop TCW Art Exhibition 2019

TCW Art Exhibition 2019

It was a success! On Saturday, May 25th, 10 months after our pilot workshop, The Consent Workshop had its first art exhibition. A gathering of talented diaspora artists who explored the themes of rape culture, policing bodies and black identity in their work. Artists included Ugonna, Bahatii, Nelson, Morenike, Tamar and Deji. Facilitated by Mary Asekome of the Canadian Federation of Students and Funmi Taiwo of ThriveM, our art exhibition had an engaged audience of over 150 gathered and eager to learn about consent. The workshop included a host of activities and discussions that dissected rape culture, attitudes and body shaming. It was a perfect space for necessary learning.  Included… Read More

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TCW Chat: Doreen Uloma Nwoke

Doreen Uloma Nwoke is a writer, activist, critic, entrepreneur and feminist, known by the handle @okemzuruoke on twitter. She used her social media platforms to passionately discuss gender issues while also projecting other social and political sensibilities. An alumna of Nnamdi Azikiwe University with a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, Doreen has featured on CNN Africa and currently works with Genevieve Magazine as a feature writer. We had a chat with the lovely Doreen, and here is what she had to say about consent. Understanding Consent What does consent mean to you I think consent is a simple, plain concept. It simply means abiding by sexual terms. There… Read More

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TCW Chat: Jade Bentil

This week we had a conversation with yet another interesting individual the importance of having the consent education and also taking action as a society.  Jade Bentil is a London-based Black Feminist Historian, public speaker and writer. Her scholarship centres the experiences of women of African descent and their long histories of feminist, anti-racist and anti-imperialist activism. In charting the global legacies of Black feminisms, Jade strives to disrupt dominant narratives of feminist history, which erase the pioneering contributions of women organising and theorising at the very boundaries of society. She will be further developing her historical research on Black Feminism as a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford in… Read More

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The Consent Workshop #EndWarOnNigerianWomen

#EndWarOnNigerianWomen

The Consent Workshop in partnership with sister organizations, is launching a campaign to protest the harassment of women looking to make informed decisions about their reproductive health, and organizations that offer these services.#EndWarOnNigerianWomen On Tuesday, May 21st, Police officers raided a Marie Stopes Clinic in Lagos, harassed the health workers and patients and took away confidential client information. Marie Stopes offers free and affordable family planning services to women and men, pregnancy tests, pre and post-natal care, treatment and services for sexually transmitted infections (STI), HIV testing and ultrasound and laboratory services. They have trained staff who offer counselling and treatment especially to those who cannot afford the costs at… Read More

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