Women's progress to equality - we've won the arguments now it's time to change the reality | University of Oxford

Women's progress to equality - we've won the arguments now it's time to change the reality

Speaker
The Rt Hon Harriet Harman, QC MP
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:00
Venue
Mansfield College
Hands Building
Mansfield Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3TF
Venue details

Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Harriet Harman was elected as Labour MP for Peckham in 1982. She was the elected Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 2007-2015, was appointed Shadow Deputy Prime Minister 2010-2015 and has twice served as Interim Labour Leader in 2010 and 2015. She has been a prominent champion for women's rights and as a minister in the Labour Government introduced the National Childcare Strategy and the Equality Act, changed the law on domestic violence and increased female representation. She was the first woman Labour politician to answer Prime Minister's Question. in 2017 she became the longest serving woman MP.