Stories in Podcast

18th July 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/100-years-ep7-mixed-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreRising to the Top The 1980s were characterised by the premiership of Margaret Thatcher as the UK’s first woman Prime Minister. It was one which saw the Falkland’s War in 1982, prolonged and bitter trade union strikes, the right to buy policy on state […]

18th June 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/100-years-ep6-mixed-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreSex Discrimination Act: Equality in name? Discussing discrimination and the impact of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. What was the experience of discrimination in the professions? To what extent did things change following the passing of the Act? Did the earlier Equal Pay Act […]

17th May 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/100-years-ep5-mixed-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreMy Lord becomes My Lady The 1960’s was a time of profound social change. The abolition of capital punishment, legalisation of homosexuality and abortion, the introduction of the contraceptive pill, and the Married Women’s Property Act affected women's rights in everyday life. More girls […]

18th April 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/100-years-ep4-mixed-2-3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreA Hostile Culture Join host Lucinda Acland and guests for a discussion of the 1950s, characterised by a post-war growing economy and technological advances. After the war, working women either returned to the home or were squeezed back into lower paid positions. Women’s status […]

18th March 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/FHY-Episode-3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Sitting in Judgment: Women Magistrates and Jurors Join host Lucinda Acland and guests for a discussion of the 1940s, the impact of World War Two in the perception of women in the world of work and for women in the legal profession, the […]

18th February 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/100yearspodcastep2mixed-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThe ‘Firsts’: Gaining a Foothold Join host Lucinda Acland and guests for a discussion of the first few pioneering female lawyers, and their experiences during the early years of women being allowed to practice law. Special Guests: Elizabeth Cruickshank – Former solicitor in London, […]

8th January 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/first100years.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Episode-1-1919-1929.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreSacred Year or Dead Letter? The first in the series, this podcast discusses the decade from 1919-1929. Join host Lucinda Acland and guests for a discussion of the fight that led up to the legal change in 1919. What impacted the law, and what […]

7th January 2019

https://media.blubrry.com/first100years/p/content.blubrry.com/first100years/First-100-Years-Podcast-Trailer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreFirst 100 Years is launching a series of 10 podcasts, one per month, following the course of the 100 years of women in law. In collaboration with Goldman Sachs and Linklaters, this series of ten podcasts charts the history of women in the legal […]

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