Catriona MacLennan and Prue Hyman will discuss this topic at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington, Thursday June 25th at 5:30pm. All Welcome.
Catriona MacLennan will discuss these issues as they relate to physical and cultural power. She will look at the experiences of beneficiaries and the prevalence of violence against women, as well as examining the absence of women from our national events and celebrations.
Prue Hyman was Associate Professor of Economics and Gender and Women’s Studies at Victoria University of Wellington. A feminist economist and activist, she continues to write and speak on many theory and policy areas including feminist economic theory, labour force participation, earnings, industrial relations, income maintenance, housing, the position of older women, and international issues. Her publications include the 1994 book WOMEN AND ECONOMICS: A NEW ZEALAND FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE and she has just completed an update 20 years on, focused on NZ women’s economic status including the gender pay gap and earnings differentials generally – to be published later this year. Currently she has been assisting the lawyers and unions with the Kristine Bartlett v Terranova Equal Pay Act case and the living wage campaign.
If you would like to attend please register here. If you know of anyone else who may be interested please pass it on to them.