Last week we caught up with the lovely President of the Feminist Society, Emily.
According to Emily, the Feminist movement strives for equality and justice for people of all genders. It explores and questions gender inequality, but, as Emily commented, it’s important to be mindful that people are affected by inequality differently. By this, she means that the level of discrimination someone faces is often influenced by factors beyond their gender too, for example their race, sexuality, class and where in the world they live.
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We are proud to announce that Feminist Society are hosting Hampshire Reclaim the Night this Saturday 26 November, between 19:30-20:30 at East Park Terrace to raise awareness of women’s rights and to protest against the targeting of gender based violence and street harrassment.
The protest will begin and end in Southampton city centre, with the march going through the St Mary’s area, London Road and Bedford Place to end with a loop of Guildhall Square. Get together with your friends and housemates to wave banners and show your support.
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