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Friday, October 11, 2019

In Conversation with Baroness Helena Kennedy QC

Time: 3pm to 4:30pm

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC talks about her campaigning work on legal reform for women. Expect a discussion that will enrage and inspire.

£8 full price and £6 concession

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Join Baroness Kennedy in conversation with Linda Fabiani MSP, Deputy Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is one of the UK’s most distinguished lawyers. Her high-profile work includes:

  • legal reform on sexual and domestic violence
  • campaigning for progress on equal opportunities within the legal profession 

In 2018, she published Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice Is Failing Women. Her vital book highlighted the level of legal discrimination against women, including: 

  • lack of female judges
  • conditions in female prisons
  • the greater discrimination facing Black, Asian and minority ethnic women 

Baroness Kennedy will also discuss populism and the rule of law.

Accessibility

All Scottish Parliament event locations:

  • are accessible by lift or level access, and venues are accessible to wheelchair users
  • welcome guide dogs or other assistance dogs
  • are fitted with induction loop facilities

Please contact us in advance if you have any access requirements. 

Please contact us as soon as possible if you need communication or other support.

Further information on accessibility at the Scottish Parliament.