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Come rain, come shine, Southbank Centre’s the place to be this half term
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The author of How To Love Brutalism explores our Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Discover his hopes for the future of dance and his relationship with Southbank Centre in this Q&A
WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere
How do we fight sexism without ignoring other issues such as race, disability, sexuality and class?
Hear insights from the journalist and Channel 4 News reporter
Do we judge black women by whether or not they straighten their hair?
A panel including Akala, Shane Ryan, Ekow Eshun and writer Topher Campbell discuss stereotypes
Naomi Wolf and others look at a society uncomfortable with people who look neither male nor female
Jody Day talks about creating a meaningful and fulfilling life without children
Are Baseltiz's views more widespread than we think or is he an old fashioned anomaly?
Gordon Brown is joined by Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala Yousafzai
Does popular culture still have a problem with black women?
Panel discussion in which women discussed movements in modern African feminism
Panel discussion about building on the legacy of London 2012 for women and sport
Are women in the UK media doomed to being reduced to the sum of their body parts?
Women of the World Festival 2014 panel discussion about women and religion
Women of the World panel discussion about fat activism, held at Southbank Centre, 2014
How do men talk about women and what truths lie behind it?
Stephanie Flanders, BBC Economics Editor, gave a keynote talk on the state of the UK economy

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