2nd Intern'l Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender Studies & Status of Women


2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women (WomenBeing Conference)

Date: October 9, 2018 to October 12, 2018
Location: United Kingdom
Subject Fields: Human Rights, Humanities, Psychology, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This conference offers a platform for:

Discussion relating to the current status of women, with a special focus on the following categories that constitute potential challenges to gender equality and women’s rights: the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the refugee crisis, rising levels of (and political legitimisation of) sexual violence and misogyny, cuts in child-care and services for disabled people, lack of access to paid parental leave, tax and welfare reforms, the gender pay gap, sexual harassment and the rise of zero-contract hours.

International researchers and scientists from academia, industry and government to present their studies to a multi-disciplinary audience, exchange experiences, discuss proposals, and disseminate results on women’s and gender studies.

Raising awareness and encouraging dialogue on the proposed topics, with the aim of creating lasting productive partnerships between the participants.

Contact Info:
Monica Martins
Managing Director

Contact Email: info@womenbeing.co.uk
URL: http://www.womenbeing.co.uk/conference/
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