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Gender Politics & Equality
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Part of WOW – Women of the World

Shame is an emotion that has been used to control women for centuries.

Come and hear personal stories of overcoming shame, and a discussion on whether women are disproportionately affected.

Speakers include: Hana Assafiri, founder of Speed Date a Muslim, Bryony Gordon, writer and columnist at The Telegraph, and Helen Walmsley-Johnson, author and domestic abuse survivor.

Chaired by Rosie Boycott, journalist and food adviser to the Mayor of London.

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Royal Festival Hall


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£30, £80

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This event is British Sign Language-interpreted and Speech-to-Text Transcribed.