Women and Power by Professor Mary Beard was published at a time when women were expressing collective outrage at all forms of violence and abuse. An army of women found voices online through the #MeToo movement. However, the classicist notes that women are allowed certain roles within western culture and one of these is ‘victim’.
On International Women’s Day a diverse and inspiring panel of local women will participate in a discussion using this text as a lens to discuss how, as women, we can really be heard. Are we able to make progress within a victim narrative? Where is women’s power situated? What does this mean for such a diverse, and socioeconomically problematic area like Thanet?
The discussion will take place in front of a small audience, hosted by Jan Dunn, local film maker.
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