The Sixth Decade: 1969 – 1979

Published 18th June 2019
Sex 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 1970 have an impact for women trying to forge a career in law?

Special Guests:

Harini Iyengar – barrister at 11 KBW Chambers, Bencher at Inner Temple, candidate for the Women’s Equality Party for the London-wide list for the Greater London Assembly elections in May 2020, and author of ‘A practical guide to the law of gender pay gap reporting.

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC – barrister and Labour peer, one of Britain’s most distinguished lawyers and public figures. She’s a regular broadcaster, journalist, author and lecturer, and Director of the Institute of the International Bar Association.

Nicola Rabson – global head of Linklaters employment and incentives group, Timewise power part-time award winner, and named in the first Financial Times leading executive Ally for LGBT back in 2014.
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