The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women in Parliament invite you to a lunchtime panel discussion on: 

Sexual Harassment in Parliament

Chaired by Vicky Ford MP, Chair of the APPG on Women in Parliament

Kindly Supported by Hogan Lovells

Wednesday 27th February 2019, 12:30-14:00pm

The Fawcett Society will launch their report Sexual Harassment in Parliament: Protecting MPs, Volunteers and Staff, in collaboration with Hogan Lovells, examining public attitudes towards sexual harassment in Parliament and assessing whether the UK legal framework is effective in allowing bullying and harassment to be tackled. Sam Smethers, Chief Executive at The Fawcett Society, Yasmin Waljee OBE, International Pro Bono Director at Hogan Lovells and Jo Broadbent, Professional Support Lawyer at Hogan Lovells will present the findings and recommendations of the report.

Dame Laura Cox QC will also be joining the panel to discuss her report, The Bullying and Harassment of House of Commons Staff: Independent Inquiry Report which was published last October and was pivotal in shining a light on the scale of sexual harassment, intimidation and bullying in Parliament. 


12:30-13:00 Lunch and networking 

13:00-14:00 Presentation of research findings, panel discussion and Q&A

Please email Sanmeet Kaur on [email protected] for more information. 

If you are attending on behalf of a Parliamentarian, please select 'Parliamentarian ticket' and put their name in the appropriate box. 

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