“FEMINIST ACTIVISM IN THE UK” Friday, 22 November 2013, 13:30 – 16:00

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“FEMINIST ACTIVISM IN THE UK”

Friday, 22

Library

nd

November 2013, 13:30 – 16:00

Room: Lib1 – Lower Ground Floor, University of Warwick

In 2013: In 2013: In 2013: In 2013:

85,000 women will suffer rape in England and Wales Parliament is 80% male British women will lose over £3.5B in benefits, tax credits and employment cuts Just one-third of lead characters in children’s TV are girls

In 2013: In 2013:

We commemorate the 100 th anniversary of suffragette battles

FEMINISTS ARE FIGHTING BACK!

Who are today’s feminists? What do they think? What do they want? How do they campaign? What are their achievements? Who are their allies? How do they relate to the state, to politics, to the media? Who inspires them? These and other questions will be explored by our speakers:

Sophie Bennett

- Acting Director, UK Feminista

Vicky Ball: -

Senior Lecturer in Film, Media & Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland; Executive Committee Member of Women’s Film and Television Histories Network

Kristin Aune: -

Reader in Sociology; Director of the Centre for Society, Religion and Belief, University of Derby

A speaker from Coventry Women’s Voices

Free entry. To register email: [email protected]

Centre for the Study of Women and Gender Department of Sociology University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL

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