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Can Gender Segregation Facilitate Gender Equality?

Can gender segregation facilitate gender equality? Is there still any benefit to single-gender schools? Why do we need safe spaces? What is the best way by which we can achieve gender equality in our society? 

Our speakers:

Zainab Majid: Zainab was born in Abu Dhabi to a Pakistani family and is now a third-year undergraduate physicist at Wadham College. She is the co-founder of Empower Her Voice, an organisation spotlighting female speakers on university campuses and fundraising for girls' schools and women's centres worldwide.

Zoe Hodge: Zoe is co-chair of the Oxford University Labour Club and former leader of OULC’s Women’s Caucus.

Alexis Murray Luo: Alexis is the creator of Homecoming Queen, an Oxford based print zine and multimedia platform, where people of colour and migrants share personal interpretations of belonging. Alexis is also creating 2 PLAY ZINE this term, about sexual oppression. She has been involved in numerous publications in Oxford including The ISIS, The Mays and OxStu.

Dan Orr: Dan is the co-Chair of Oxford SU Women's Campaign and Trans Rep for Oxford University LGBTQ+ Society. Dan has also previously spoken on gender-based violence and trans inclusion in LGBTQ+ spaces, and was a delegate to the first ever NUS trans conference.

This event will include a question and answer with the audience.

This debate will be chaired by Rhian Friedeberg-Steward, Women’s officer of the Oxford Forum.

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