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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Gender Equality at Work 2015: New Policies for Old Challenges Event

Time:
18:00 - 20:00
Date:
11 June 2015
Venue:
Portcullis House The Macmillan Room London United Kingdom

For more information regarding this event, please email Erin Downey at e.downey@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

The 1968 strike by women machinists at the Ford car plant in Dagenham paved the way for UK legislation on Equal Pay (1970) and Sex Discrimination (1974). Over 40 years later, researchers from the Work Futures Research Centre, University of Southampton are investigating how far we have really come in achieving gender equality…

To register your place go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gender-equality-at-work-2015-new-policies-for-old-challenges-tickets-16220222121

Please join us for an evening of lively debate where experts from all sectors will analyse policy challenges and priorities facing the next government.  The speakers are:

  • Ceri Goddard, Director of Gender, The Young Foundation
  • Scarlet Harris, TUC Women’s Equality Officer
  • The Baroness Margaret Prosser OBE, Member of the Lords
  • Gill Rider, Chair of Council, University of Southampton

Sponsored by Alan Whitehead MP, this event is a continuation from a successful session previously hosted by the research team in 2013, entitled Gender Equality at Work: How far have we come and how far have we still got to go?

*Please note* there will be a film crew present capturing footage of the speakers, and potentially audience members. If you do not give your consent to be included in any material disseminated post-event, to publicise the session, please contact the event organiser to opt-out.

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