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Why WOOP?


Our movements are failing to effectively address the root causes of xenophobia, racism, misogyny and gender violence in Europe. Too often, dynamics in social justice groups reinforce the systems that fuel oppression, continuing to organise within the realms of patriarchy and white supremacy.

Effective movements need transformative leaders who can break through oppressive cultures. Non-binary, trans and cis women of colour already do this work because of our unique position of navigating life at the multiple intersections. We use our collective voices, history, creativity, healing, skills and power to begin living a new, different, transformed reality. This programme recognises and supports that work that is already being done.