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Rebel Bodies: How to bridge the gender health gap

June 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

free

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Women make up 51 per cent of the population and are the biggest users of healthcare services – for themselves and as mothers and carers. But research shows that there are significant gender differences when it comes to men and women’s healthcare. Why is this the case? And what can be done?

Join award-winning health journalist Sarah Graham to learn about the systemic and deep-rooted sexism within medicine.

Meet the patients, doctors and campaigners who are standing up and fighting back; find practical tips on advocating for your own health; and discover what it will take to bridge the gender health gap.

Book sales

You can buy copies of many of our speakers’ books from Fox Lane Books, a local independent bookseller and Festival partner. In some cases, author signed bookplates are available too.

About the speaker

Sarah Graham is an award-winning freelance health journalist and founder of the Hysterical Women blog, specialising in health, gender and feminism. She has written extensively on these subjects for the i newspaperRefinery29, the TelegraphGrazia, the Guardian, the BMJ and many others. She was a finalist in the 2021 Medical Journalists’ Association Awards.

Connect with Sarah online:

Sarah’s Blog

Sarah’s Twitter

Sarah’s Instagram

Details

Date:
June 10, 2023
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
free
Website:
https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2023/calendar/rebel-bodies/

Organiser

Sarah Graham

Venue

Location:In-person only Ron Cooke Hub, Campus East, University of York
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