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An invitation: Real Women: The Body Image Debate

Jo Swinson MP and Lynne Featherstone MP Invite you to
Real Women: The Body Image Debate
8th March, 4 - 6pm
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Houses of Parliament, Westminster
On International Women's Day 2010, leading academics, politicians and members of the media and fashion industries will debate the way forward to combat body image pressure on women and girls imposed by idealised images in the modern media.

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The meeting will include a panel discussion and Q&A with
Erin O' Connor
Fashion model and founder of All Walks Beyond the Catwalk campaign
Susie Orbach
Author of Fat is a Feminist Issue and Bodies: Big Ideas and convenor of AnyBody campaign
Dr. Helga Dittmar
Author of Consumer culture, identity, and well-being: The search for the ‘good life’ and ‘body perfect’
Laurie Penny
Feminist blogger and journalist for The Guardian
To RSVP or for more information please contact Hannah Wright at or 0207 219 8088