All male panels
But we all can do something about this and men can do something too. Men can refuse to speak on panels where there are no women. This would at least be a start. It may seem like a small thing but it would mean that greater efforts would be made to ensure that women are given a loud voice and can encourage other women to join them.
Labour’s conference timetable bristles with events on diversity and gender issues. So why hasn’t it got to grips with perhaps
If my poem can remind event organisers and attendees that we would like to listen to both men and women on stage that would be great. Equality is an ongoing process, and who we choose to feature in the spotlight and in expert panels matters.