The Noisy Movement x Period Poverty: 16 Days of Activism with The Noisy Movement and Period Poverty UofE

The Noisy Movement x Period Poverty: 16 Days of Activism
The Noisy Movement is a student-led nonprofit social enterprise that aims to make noise and raise awareness for important causes that support vulnerable groups of our society. In collaboration with Period Poverty UofE, an initiative tackling period inequality in Scotland, we have launched a new podcast campaign for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. We will be talking with some brilliant Edinburgh based activist groups. Follow us on Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Introduction

Jasleen and Lauren introduce our podcast campaign and share what The Noisy Movement and Period Poverty are working on and why they have decided to start a podcast! Follow us on Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Reclaim The Streets

Trudy from Reclaim The Streets Edinburgh joined us to discuss how to prevent sexual assault, spiking and what actions we can take to improve women's safety. Follow us on Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

CERT

Rebecca and Kate from CERT Scotland join us to talk all about their work to reform frameworks of contraception and promote positive experiences of contraception in Scotland. Find their website here: https://www.certscotland.com/ Follow on instagram: @certscotland Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Sexpression

Sexpression is a nationwide organisation teaching safe and inclusive sex education in schools. Susie, from the Sexpression Edinburgh committee, joins us on the show to talk about the importance of teaching young people about sex and consent. You can find Sexpression Edinburgh on Instagram: @edinburghsexpression Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Clitbait

For this episode, Izzy from the Edinburgh based feminist blog Clitbait joins us to talk about their virtual sisterhood and the benefit of bringing people together through art and writing. Find their website: http://www.clitbait.co.uk/social/ or follow them on instagram: @clitbaitblog Follow us on Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Urban Angels

We’re joined by Rachel and Alice to talk about their work at Urban Angels. Having recently expanded internationally, Urban Angels is an online community striving to make spaces safer for women and non-binary people. Follow them on Instagram: @the.urban.angels You can find their individual cities’ group channels on Facebook. Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

University of Edinburgh Feminist Society

The University of Edinburgh Feminist Society aims to raise awareness about issues facing women and other minority genders. Join us as we talk to president Amy about their recent work organizing the Stop Spiking Protest and research on sexual assault during fresher’s week. Follow them on Instagram: @uoefemsoc Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Edi Anonymous

For this episode we are joined by Edi Anonymous, an anonymous Instagram page set up for people to share their experiences and raise awareness of sexual violence. Thank you to Anna and Ellie for joining us! Follow them on Instagram: @edi_anonymous Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Conscious

Conscious, the Edinburgh student-run mental health charity, join us to discuss the work they're doing to improve mental health in the community as well as how we can assist people who have struggled with GBV. Follow their work on Instagram: consciousedinburgh Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy

Back Off Scotland

Back Off Scotland was created in 2020 after an increase in pro-life and anti-choice protests outside of sexual health and abortion clinics. They strive to create buffer zones outside of clinics for people to access healthcare without harassment. Follow them on Instagram: @backoffscotland Follow us Instagram: @the_noisy_movement and @periodpovertyuofe Facebook: /thenoisymovement /periodpovertyuniversityofedinburgh Webpage: https://thenoisymovement.wixsite.com/noisy