We will have to attend meetings with people who we perceive to be much more powerful than ourselves: doctors, scientists, managers, commissioners, policy makers. It can be really hard and scary.
I was really thrilled when Elisabeth Crafer agreed to facilitate a session on how to deal with people in authority at the UKCAB treatment activists training.
Elisabeth used to lead the organisation where I work now, when it was still called Positively Women. She has a long experience in activism from fighting apartheid in the 60s and 70s in her home country South Africa to provide Sexual Health Services to marginalised women in the UK through a mobile clinic and much more. She has played a huge influence in me as an activist, in developing my skills and confidence…
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