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Vanete Almeida, from Brazil, is one of eight Southern women activists who visited Britain in 1992 to meet with women from a variety of kindred organisations in the UK and Ireland, to share their experiences of work, discuss commonalities and differences in their vision, and find ways of cooperating and supporting each other. The following is Vanete’s report of her visit to Southampton, a city on England’s south coast.

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