In Conversation - Women's Equality

Next event: 20th August

Next event: 20th August

Mandu Reid, Leader of the Women's Equality Party, sits down with some expert guests to discuss the wide reaching and varied impacts of Coronavirus on women up and down the UK. We cover topics such as abortion access during lockdown, building a feminist economy and the effect of COVID on BAME women. Join the next webinar to hear from Mandu's fantastic guests, meet other members and participate in the lively discussion!
 
#WEspeak about the impact of Covid-19 on...
 

Future events:

Ending violence against women & girls in the North of England - December 8th at 19:30

Tabitha Morton, Deputy Leader and Spokesperson for End Violence Against Women and Girls, Women’s Equality Party
Kay Wesley - WEP Councillor for Congleton Town Council elected in 2019
Inspire North - The parent organisation for Community Links, a mental health charity pioneering a wide range of life-changing mental health and wellbeing services, and Foundation, a charity providing innovative services for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Sign up here to join the event and find out what WE can do to support organisations tackling VAWG across the UK.

Past events:

Feminist economics - August 20th at 19:00

Polly Trenow Co-Chair for Communications and a member of the Management Committee - Women's Budget Group
Katrine Marçal - Author of ‘Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner’ and financial journalist
Sharonjit Clare - Co-Founder of West Midlands Women’s Voice, Company Advisor, Entrepreneur and Private Investor
 
Watch the webinar to find out more about a feminist economy and building back equal after the impact of Coronavirus.

Introduction to the Women's Equality Party Deputy Leaders - 6th July

Hannah Barham-Brown - Deputy Leader
Christine Dean - Deputy Leader
Tabitha Morton, Deputy Leader and Spokesperson for End Violence Against Women and Girls, Women’s Equality Party

Maternity discrimination and childcare - 11th June

Joeli Brearly - Founder and CEO of Pregnant Then Screwed
Lucie Stephens - Director of The Friendly Families Nursery
Harriet Williams - Independent Young Parent Consultant

Watch the webinar to find out more about the effects of COVID-19 on maternity leave, child-care and pregnancy, and what the pandemic could mean for long-term change in these areas.

BAME communities - 28th May 

Dr. Diana Yeh - Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Culture and the Creative Industries, City, University of London
Shola Mos-Shogbamimu - New York Attorney & Solicitor of England & Wales, an author, public speaker & political commentator
Carol Cooper - NHS leader on Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Suicide Awareness, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
Priscilla Dudhia - Policy and Research Coordinator for destitution at Women for Refugee Women
 
Watch the webinar to find out about the effects of COVID-19 on BAME women across industries, backgrounds and cultures. This discussion is part of an online series of events which will tackle the issues facing women in this unprecedented time.

Nurses and carers on the front line - 14th May

Karolina Gerlich - Executive Director of The Care Workers' Charity
Wendy Irwin - Equalities Lead at the Royal College of Nursing
 
Watch the webinar discussing the impact of lock-down on our care workforce, who are overwhelmingly female, disproportionately BAME, undervalued and fighting to protect all our health. The panel will also examine what can be done and what the Women's Equality Party were campaigning for.

Domestic abuse survivors in lockdown - 29th April

Dr Akima Thomas OBE - Founder and Clinical Director - Women and Girls Network
Charlotte Kneer - CEO - Reigate and Banstead Women's Aid.
 
Watch the webinar discussing the 1.6 million women who experience domestic abuse every year in England and Wales. The panel also examine what can be done and what the Women's Equality Party were campaigning for- from Domestic Violence Protection Orders, to court case fees, to emergency funding.

Access to abortions - 16th April  

Ruth Taylor - CEO, Abortion Support Network
Rachael Clarke - Public Affairs and Policy Manager, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
 
Watch the webinar discussing the measures that will protect women’s reproductive rights, ensuring that all women can access abortions without having to leave their home, and freeing up healthcare professionals to focus on responding to the pandemic.
 
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