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Jessica Ellen on the Importance of Funding for Domestic Violence Services

Jessica Ellen takes on the lack of funding for services to tackle domestic violence in the federal budget. Jessica is a law student who has done research into domestic violence and volunteered at community legal centres. She discusses the importance of domestic violence services and education for men, as well as gendered violence and why […]

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Maile Shanti on her crowdfunded new feminist magazine “Accidental Discharge”

Maile Shanti is a final year student at the Steiner high school in Perth with an inspiring project for young women as part of her assessment requirements.  She is crowndfunding a magazine seeking to inspire others with a “message of equality to the world, that will allow the voices of women to be heard and be […]

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Jane Green and Cameron Cox argue that decriminalisation leads to the best outcomes for sex workers

Advocates for the Nordic Model for sex work argue that this approach does not target sex workers themselves, only their clients. However, Jane Green and Cameron Cox dispute these claims and argue that it is decriminalisation that leads to the best outcomes for sex workers. Jane Green is a sex worker who is on the […]

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Nicole Stiles an organiser of the upcoming One Billion Rising event in Perth

One Billion Rising is a global movement that aims to bring together ‘one billion women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking out at the places where they need justice, where they need an end to violence against women and girls’. This interview with Nicole Stiles, who is an organiser of the One Billion Rising event […]

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2nd September Feminist Virginia Brown, Human Rights Lawyer Julian Burnside, Federal Labor Candidate Alannah MacTiernan

Continuing with the Wikileaks focus, we’ll be looking at an entirely different angle tonight as we speak to Virginia Brown from the group Feminists opposing an Assange-led Wikileaks Party. We play a Morning Magazine interview with the human rights lawyer and refugee advocate Julian Burnside. And livewire former State Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, and […]

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