This Qualifying Session is a lecture on gender inequality and intersectional discrimination and how it affects diversity and inclusion in the workforce.
Chair – Master Karen Shuman, Panellists: Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, Caroline Harrison QC, Dr Caroline Derry, Adam Smith-Roberts and Charlotte Pope-Williams
QS value: 1
QS theme: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Explain the meaning of gender inequality and intersectional discrimination.
· Describe some of the background and conceptual aspects of intersectional discrimination.
· Recognise and describe how different elements of a person’s identity can be discriminated against – with negative outcomes.
· Recognise the solutions to overcome gender indiscrimination and intersectional inequalities at work.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
2.3 : Be aware and active in the pursuit of equality and respect for diversity, not tolerating unlawful discrimination, in themselves or others.
3.3 : Respond appropriately to those from diverse backgrounds and to the needs and sensitivities created by individual circumstances.
3.4 : Treat all people with respect and courtesy, regardless of their background or circumstances.