Deeds not Words
Price: £8/ £6
Deeds not Words
Despite huge progress since the suffragette campaigns and wave after wave of feminism, women are still fighting for equality. Why, at the present rate, will we have to wait in Britain until 2069 for the gender pay gap to disappear? Why, in 2015, did 11% of women lose their jobs due to pregnancy discrimination? Why, globally, has 1 in 3 women experienced physical or sexual violence? Helen Pankhurst – great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a women’s rights campaigner – charts how women’s lives have changed over the last century. She reveals how far we still have to go and explores how we might get there.
Background material for this event is in the Festival of Ideas blog Helen Pankhurst.
Image credit: Virginie Naudillon
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