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Budgeting for Gender Equality: is government economic policy fair to women?

Gender Institute and Department of Sociology discussion

Date: Wednesday 11 May 2011 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue:  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Claire Annesley, Beatrix Campbell, Professor Diane Elson, Professor Susan Himmelweit
Chair: Professor Judy Wajcman

This panel will consider how far women, especially low income women, are bearing an unfair share of the burden of the budget deficit reduction.

Claire Annesley is a lecturer in European politics at the University of Manchester.

Beatrix Campbell is a journalist, author, playwright and broadcaster.

Diane Elson is professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex.

Susan Himmelweit is professor of economics at the Open University.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsegenderequality

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043. 

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Slides

Please note that these slides are placed in the order they were presented.

A copy of Professor Diane Nelson's PowerPoint presentation is available to download. Download: Budgeting for Gender Equality: International Examples (pdf) 

A copy of Professor Susan Himmelweit's PowerPoint presentation is available to download. Download: The Gender Impact of the UK government’s recent budgets and spending review (pdf)

A copy of Dr Claire Annesley's PowerPoint presentation is available to download. Download: Budgeting for Gender Equality: is government economic policy fair to women? (pdf)


 

 

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