8 March 2017 – Charlotte will be participating in a panel discussion on ‘Women in the Workplace. What does professional look like?’ at City University, London to mark International Women’s Day.



From left, the panellists included Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite, lecturer in twentieth century British history, UCL; Angela Jackman, solicitor; Professor Lis Howell, Director of broadcasting at City; Charlotte Proudman; and Nicola Thorp, actress and equality campaigner.


23 February 2017 – Charlotte was invited to speak at a one day European conference to tackle FGM, organised by leading women’s rights organisation, FORWARD. Charlotte addressed national policy and legislation designed to prevent FGM in the U.K. alongside a panel of experts from across the EU. Charlotte works closely with FORWARD, the National FGM Centre and other organisations to advise and represent interested parties in cases requiring FGM Protection Orders to protect girls and women at risk of FGM.

UN_Women23 January 2017 – Charlotte was delighted to accept an invitation from UN Women Somalia to speak about re-defining female genital mutilation (FGM) as a form of torture. UN Women Somalia held a rountable discussion with Somali Government Ministers and leading barristers about the potential and challenges of re-defining FGM as torture and an international crime.

18 January 2017 – Question and answer with Charlotte Proudman discussing women leadership and women pursuing a career in the law. Trinity College, Oxford.



22 October 2016 – In conversation with Charlotte Proudman on the law, FGM and honour-based violence organised by the Women’s Equality Party, Oxford.




29 September 2016 – Charlotte will present at a seminar on divorce and financial remedies organised in collaboration with Goldsmith Chambers and Sri Lankan Solicitors Network UK.



20 September 2016 – Charlotte will present at a family law training day on FGM organised in collaboration with Goldsmith Chambers, the National FGM Centre, and FORWARD.

Mansfield-Chambers-logo21 July 2016 – Charlotte will speak at a seminar at Mansfield Chambers on Forced Marriage: A Family Law Perspective.

30 June – 1 July 2016 – The Gender Equality Unit of the Council of Europe has invited Charlotte to speak at a conference in Estonia about the implementation of the Council of Europe Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017. Charlotte will speak at a panel session on the role of new media to advance the gender equality agenda. Charlotte will outline recommendations about how to improve the international/national legal and policy frameworks to combat sexism, including sexist hate speech online and offline.



9 June 2016 – Charlotte will speak at a seminar at Mansfield Chambers on Female Genital Mutilation: A Review of Family Legislation and Case Law.


12 May 2016 – Charlotte will speak at CMI Bouncing Back Series alongside Stephen Robertson CCMI, ex Woolworths, and entrepreneur Rachael Lowe. Watch here.



28 April 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to speak at a Fabian Society Law Event where she will discuss women leadership in the legal profession.


27 April 2016 – Charlotte will speak at a Telegraph event, ‘Do young women really have it harder today?’ along with Judith Woods, Telegraph columnist, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, columnist, and Zing Tsjeng, Broadly editor. Fellow panellist, Judith Woods described Charlotte in an article in the Telegraph as: “clever” and “confident,” and she added: “there was maybe a little mutual interruption but, I hope, also a little mutual admiration (and certainly there was from my end): Proudman is impressively well-versed on women’s rights…”


18 April 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to Loughborough University to discuss women’s rights advocacy. See more here.



9 March 2016 – Charlotte will speak about her PhD research, FGM law and policy in England and Wales at Amnesty International Cambridge City Group.


9 March 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to speak about feminist jurisprudence in aid of International Women’s Day at Wolfson College.


9 March 2016 – Charlotte has been invited by the Sociology of Gender department at the University of Cambridge to speak during a lecture on gender, emotions and feminism in the courtroom.


7 March 2016 – Charlotte will facilitate a discussion between Leyla Hussein and Nimco Ali about anti-FGM campaigning at WOW Women of the World Cambridge 2016 festival, Cambridge Junction. Read more here.


5 March 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to give an after-dinner speech about feminist jurisprudence in the UK at King’s College, Cambridge in aid of international women’s day.



5 March 2016 – Charlotte will chair a panel discussion on feminism at WOW Women of the World Cambridge 2016 festival, Cambridge Junction. Read more here.




29 February 2016 – Charlotte will speak at St Anne’s College, Oxford about the role of professional working women in male dominated fields, and the difficulties they encounter in the workplace.



The-Times-logo22 February 2016 – Charlotte has been invited by The Times, newspaper, to speak about gender diversity in the legal profession, and the need for judicial quotas for women. The event is chaired by Baroness Hale, the only woman Supreme Court Judge. Read more here, and watch here.

labour_party15 February 2016 – Charlotte will speak at the Cambridge University Labour Club about a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment in the workplace, and quotas for women in politics and law.

10 February 2016 – Zonta International has invited Charlotte to speak about changing prostitution laws, and introducing the Nordic model in England and Wales, which would make paying for sex a criminal offence, prostituted women would be decriminalised, and exit strategies would be available for prostituted women. Venue: The Blu Raddison, London.



8 February 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to speak at the 40th anniversary celebrations for Rights of Women at Garden Court Chambers, London. Charlotte will be celebrating the work of women lawyers who dedicate their time to providing voluntary support to women requiring legal assistance, and providing effective resistance to discriminatory laws.


6 February 2016 – Charlotte will run a workshop on female genital mutilation and female genital cosmetic surgery at an Amnesty International Conference in Cambridge.

4 February 2016 – Charlotte will speak at the First Real Business Women Summit at the Waldorf Hilton in London. Charlotte will oppose the motion: “It is sometimes necessary to turn a blind eye to prejudicial behaviour in order to further the cause of women in business and the professions.”



4 February 2016 – Charlotte will speak at the ‘Coercive Control Conference‘ in Bury St Edmonds about the introduction of a new offence in the Serious Crime Act 2015, which makes ‘controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship’ illegal. Read more here.


logo20 January 2016 – Charlotte will take part in a debate hosted by the Fawcett Society about the introduction of quotas for women at the top of the public sector, private sector and in political life. Westminster Central Hall.


18 January 2015 – Charlotte will discuss institutional sexism in business, the lack of leadership roles for women, and the case for quotas for women at the Cambridge Union, organised by Cambridge Women in Business and the Cambridge Union. See Varisty for a write up of the event.






4 November 2015 – Charlotte will present her PhD research, ‘A Socio-legal Perspective of Female Genital Mutilation in England and Wales’ at the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School.


9 October 2015 – Charlotte is delighted to speak about ‘The End of Misogyny’ at the Women in the World Conference in London alongside Amanda Foreman, Bonnie Greer, Zing Tsjeng, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Read about the panel discussion here, and listen here.



1 October 2015 – Charlotte has been invited to chair an event on female genital mutilation activism in the UK presented by Leyla Hussein, anti-FGM campaigner and psychotherapist, at Harvard Law School in collaboration with the Gender Violence Program and the Human Rights Program. Read more here.


29 September 2015 – Charlotte will present her PhD research on female genital mutilation in England and Wales to legal academics at the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School.