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International Women’s Day Celebration 2022
Saturday 5 March 2022, 10.00 – 16.30 | Wellcome Collection, London, NW1 2BE
On Saturday 5 March 2022, Doughty Street Chambers will be celebrating International Women’s Day. Every year, we bring together a diverse group of lawyers, judges, politicians, campaigners and academics to explore what more the law can do for women and girls.
The programme for the day is below. We are delighted to be welcoming delegates and our wonderful expert speakers to panel discussions focusing on what more the law can do for women and how to build a better future for women and girls. It promises to be an excellent day.
9.30am | Registration
10am | Welcome and Opening Remarks – Maya Sikand QC
10.10am | Menopause, Perimenopause and the Law
Sarah Vine, Doughty Street Chambers
Caroline Nokes MP, Chair, Women and Equalities Committee
Dr Mridula Pore, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Peppy
Amandeep Khasriya, Moore Barlow Solicitors and Law Society Women Lawyers Division
11.30am | The Police, Violence Against Women and Misogyny
Fiona Murphy, Doughty Street Chambers
Jess Phillips MP, Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence and Safeguarding
Debaleena Dasgupta, Centre for Women’s Justice
Janet Hills MBE, Retired Detective Sergeant, MPS, and former Chair, Met Black Police Association
Harriet Johnson, Doughty Street Chambers
2pm | The Women Judges of Afghanistan
Sarah Hewson, Broadcaster and Journalist, in conversation with Judge Fawzia Amini, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC and (by video) Alex Crawford, Sky News
3pm | Online Abuse of Women in Public Life
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Doughty Street Chambers
Professor Christina Pagel, UCL
Paul Caruana Galizia, Tortoise
Dr Julie Posetti, ICFJ
Faima Bakar, Huffington Post
Closing Remarks - Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC
4.30pm | Drinks
We hope you can join us for what promises to be an inspiring and action-packed day. The event will be taking place on a hybrid basis, with tickets available to attend in person and online. There are a limited number of final places for in-person attendance, and the ticket price includes catering. Our free places for students and the unwaged have now been allocated.
If you would like to attend this event but have specific access requirements, please get in touch to find out more about the event and how we can support you on the day.
We will have a crèche service available on the day, at no additional charge, but advance booking is required.
In order for us to arrange the appropriate level of support from the provider, Jumping Stars, please help us by letting us know how many of your children will attend the crèche, and their ages and any special needs, by completing the survey form once you place your order.