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“Gender inequality and intersectional discrimination” (Online)

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6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

Interactive?: No

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:

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.