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Lecture series: Did the 1970s Women's Liberation Movement achieve all of its aims?

WOMEN'S LIBERATION: WHAT, WHEN AND WHY

This is the first in a series of four evening lectures exploring the origins, goals and ultimate trajectory of the women’s liberation movement. This introductory session aims to provide an overview of the movement’s main aims and examine why it spontaneously arose during the late 1960's and early 1970's, asking too whether the Women's Liberation Movement was 'man-hating' as the media then claimed.

Jennifer Drew (BA Women’s Studies and History) is an independent researcher on male violence against women. She is a consultant to Scottish Women Against Pornography, is an active member of the campaign group Truth About Rape and was formerly chair of Object, a campaign organisation focusing on women's rights. She has contributed articles to Rain and Thunder, a radical feminist journal of discussion and activism , The Fword, a contemporary UK Feminism on-line magazine and is a regular contributor to the Global Sisterhood Network, a research resource for feminists from around the world working together to improve women's lives.


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Speaker(s):

Jennifer Drew | talks

 

Date and Time:

2 November 2010 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Conway Hall
Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Square
London
WC1R 4RL
0207 242 8034
http://www.conwayhall.org.uk/

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