Gendering Austerity – Friday 17 February 2-4.45 pm, University of Warwick

Ramphal Building (R. 3.41),  University of Warwick, number 51 on the campus map
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Are the government’s austerity measures having a disproportionate
impact on women? How are they affecting gender equality? Is there
any effective opposition to the cuts and to what extent is it gendered?
How are women resisting the cuts?

These questions will be explored by:

Diane Elson, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex, Chair of the UK
Women’s Budget Group.
Austerity measures and gender equality: are there alternatives?

Claire Annesley, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Manchester,
member of the UK Women’s Budget Group.
Campaigning against austerity: gender equality advocates in tough
times.

Mary-Ann Stephenson, Coventry Women’s Voices.
Unravelling equality: impact of the cuts on women in Coventry.

Ann Lucas, Labour Councillor, Coventry City Council
Local government and the impact on women of the cuts.

ALL WELCOME, ENTRANCE FREE.
Please email K.Throsby@warwick.ac.uk to register.

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About coventrywomensvoices

Coventry Womens Voices is an independent group of women’s organisations, organisations working with women and individuals that have come together to ensure women’s voices are heard when policy is made in Coventry. Our mission is to “Make Women’s Voices Heard in Coventry”.
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