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Oxford Union: This House Believes That We Are All Feminists – #1/8 – Michael Beloff – For

17/08/2019

Michael Beloff opens by congratulating the president on holding this debate exactly 50 years after women we’re allowed to join the Oxford Union Society. He goes on to extensively talk about the process that lead to women being admitted to the union during the time that he was president along with some amusing anecdotes. He then concludes by introducing the first speaker of the debate, Rachel Johnson.

Filmed on Thursday 14th February 2013

MOTION: THIS HOUSE BELIEVE THAT WE ARE ALL FEMINISTS

ABOUT MICHAEL BELOFF:
Leading Silk; Union President in 1963 when women were first admitted as members.

ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY:
The Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.

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