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Do We Still Need a Women's Movement?

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Horizon Leeds

2 Brewery Wharf

Kendell Street

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LS10 1JR

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2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, in which women first won the right to vote in the UK.

One hundred years on from this historic victory for women's rights, has gender equality now been achieved or is there work still to be done? As part of the ERSC Festival of Social Science, we're bringing together academics in gender, education, and the world of work to discuss the position of women in 21st Century Britain, and ask whether we still need a movement for women's rights.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Eva Tutchell, co-author "The Stalled Revolution: Is Equality for Women an Impossible Dream?"
  • Joanna Williams, author "Women Vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars"
  • John Edmonds, co-author "The Stalled Revolution: Is Equality for Women an Impossible Dream?"
  • Moderator: Donna Lee, Professor of International Political Economy, Manchester Metropolitan University

Copies of "The Stalled Revolution" and "Women Vs Feminism" will be available to purchase at the event.

Look for #LeedsWomensDebate on twitter!

**Security Information: Tickets are free but booking is essential. Tickets will not be available on the door. You will need to bring either a print out of your ticket or show your ticket on your mobile to gain entry to the venue.**

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