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The Incredible Woman. How Women Gained the Vote & Personhood

Tuesday 6th March 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

‘The Incredible Woman’ – a short film by Karen Buczynski-Lee and Jocelynne Scutt – recounts the
work of Mary Wollstonecraft and before, to gain the vote, economic rights, rights in marriage, paid employment, education and in spinsterhood and motherhood.

Followed by a Panel Discussion Chaired by Dr Jocelynne Scutt, Barrister, Human Rights Lawyer & County Councillor, Dr Catherine Belsey, Shakespearean scholar and author, Cllr Claire Richards, educationalist and County Councillor; and Anita Maxatazo a Xhosa woman from South Africa

This film evening will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate about the fight for women’s rights, how far we have come and what lies ahead. Come share your experiences of what the vote means to you.

This talk will be at the *Milton Road Primary School Library*. Car parking is available at the school.

Tickets

Space is limited and these talks are ticketed. Please apply to the Friends of Milton Road
Library by email to fmr.library@gmail.com or by leaving us a note at the temporary library.
Tickets are free to current members of the Friends of Milton Road Library and £3
per person to non-members (payable on the door). fmr.library@gmail.com

c/o Milton Road Library, Ascham Road, Cambridge CB4 2BD

Details

Date:
Tuesday 6th March 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Milton Road Primary School
Ascham Road
Cambridge, CB4 2BD United Kingdom