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In conversation with Baroness Helena Kennedy QC - Festival of Politics

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Baroness Helena Kennedy QC talks about her campaigning work on legal reform for women. Expect a discussion that will enrage and inspire.

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Join Baroness Kennedy in conversation with Linda Fabiani MSP, Deputy Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Baroness Kennedy is one of the UK’s most distinguished lawyers. Her high-profile work includes legal reform on sexual and domestic violence and campaigning for progress on equal opportunities within the legal profession.

In 2018, she published Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice Is Failing Women. This book exposed women were discriminated against in law, including:

  • a lack of female judges
  • conditions in female prisons
  • the greater discrimination facing Black, Asian and minority ethnic women

Baroness Kennedy will also be discussing populism and the rule of law.

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