15 October 2017 – Charlotte will be speaking at FiLiA Feminist Conference in London alongside an expert panel on “Domestic Abuse and the Family Courts” examining the rights of women and children who have left an abusive relationship and the perpetrator seeks child contact through the family courts.
24 April 2017 – Charlotte was invited to speak at the Launch of FGM European Knowledge Platform for Professionals hosted by FORWARD anti-FGM NGO, London. The purpose of the Platform is to equip professionals with the requisite knowledge and skills to provide effective intervention in cases of FGM.
8 March 2017 – Charlotte will be participating in a panel discussion on ‘Women in the Workplace. What does professional look like?’ at City University to mark International Women’s Day.
From left, Dr Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite, lecturer in twentieth century British history at UCL; Angela Jackman, solicitor; Professor Lis Howell, Director of broadcasting at City University; Charlotte Proudman; and Nicola Thorp, actress.
23 February 2017 – Charlotte has been invited to speak at a one day European conference to tackle FGM organised by leading anti-FGM organisation FORWARD. Charlotte will speak about national policy and legislation designed to prevent FGM in the UK alongside a panel of experts from across the EU. Charlotte works closely with FORWARD, the National FGM Centre and other NGOs in pro bono cases where FGM Protection Orders are sought to protect girls and women at risk of FGM.
23 January 2017 – UN Women Somalia invited Charlotte to speak about re-defining 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 session with Charlotte Proudman and Dr Alexander Kentikelen discussing structural discrimination on the basis of gender, race and sexuality in academia and the workplace. 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 – Panellist alongside family law barristers on “Divorce and Financial Remedies” seminar organised in collaboration with Goldsmith Chambers and Sri Lankan Solicitors Network UK.
20 September 2016 – Key speaker at a family law training day on FGM organised in collaboration with Goldsmith Chambers, the National FGM Centre, and FORWARD.
21 July 2016 – Charlotte will present a seminar on “Forced Marriage: A Family Law Perspective,” Mansfield Chambers.
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 present a seminar on “Female Genital Mutilation: A Review of Family Legislation and Case Law,” Mansfield Chambers.
12 May 2016 – CMI has invited Chambers to speak at the 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 focusing on women leadership in the legal profession.
27 April 2016 – The Telegraph have invited Charlotte to participate in a panel discussion ‘Do young women really have it harder today?’ alongside 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 following the event 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 – Loughborough University has invited Charlotte to give a lecture on “Breaking the Cycle of Institutional Sexism in the Legal Profession with Quotas for Women.” See more here.
9 March 2016 – Amnesty International Cambridge City Group has invited Charlotte to present her doctoral research on FGM and the law in England.
9 March 2016 – Charlotte has been invited to speak at an International Women’s Day event at Wolfson College about gender-bias under the law and in the courtroom.
9 March 2016 – The Sociology Department at the University of Cambridge invited Charlotte to participate in a lecture on gender, emotions and feminism in the courtroom.
7 March 2016 – Charlotte will host an ‘in conversation event’ with 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 reflecting on evolving feminist jurisprudence in the UK at King’s College, Cambridge in aid of international women’s day.
29 February 2016 – St Anne’s College, Oxford invited Charlotte to give a lecture about gender-based legal reforms for prostitution and rape and the need for gender parity in the legal profession.
22 February 2016 – Charlotte has been invited by The Times to speak about gender diversity in the legal profession and the need for quotas for women in the judiciary. The event is chaired by Baroness Hale. Read more here and watch here.
15 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 given an after dinner speech 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 participate in a debate 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.
20 January 2016 – Charlotte will participate 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.
9 October 2015 – Charlotte is delighted to speak at the Women in the World Conference in London alongside Amanda Foreman, Bonnie Greer, Zing Tsjeng, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy at the panel event ‘The End of Misogyny.’ Read about the panel discussion here, and listen here.
1 October 2015 – Professor Rosenfeld invited Charlotte to chair an event on female genital mutilation activism in the UK and the United States 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 law and policy in England to legal academics at the Child Advocacy Program, Harvard Law School.