L - R: Malala Yousaifzai, Susi Pudjiastuti, Dr Maryam Mirzakhani, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, Emma Watson, Thuli Madonsela, Mary Lee Berners-Lee, Vian Dakhil, Angela Merkel, Lupita Nyong'o, Christine Lagarde, Shonda Rhimes, Elizabeth Warren and Kurdish female fighters.
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FEMINIST WRITERS FESTIVAL
FWF ThinkIns tackle four big questions for contemporary feminism, each teased out by two formidable feminist thinkers. Read their work via exclusive, specially-commissioned essays sent out before the event, then hear them in conversation with an expert interviewer for the online, live-captioned and Auslan-interpreted ThinkIn panels at FWF2020 on Saturday 14 November. Bring your own questions and critical thinking to take a deep dive into the biggest questions of the day.
FWFtalks is our free podcast conversation series, covering even more big topics as part of the FWF2020 experience. Each podcast will feature three great minds to dissect the issues of the day. FWFtalks will be coming to you in the lead up to our festival day, Saturday 14 November.
WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most respected, most celebrated and most successful literary awards in the world. An annual award, it celebrates the very best full length fiction written by women throughout the world. Through the initiatives and promotions set up by the WPFF, even appearing on the shortlist significantly boosts a novel’s sales and ensures an author’s work will be promoted in bookshops and libraries the world over.
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER: FEMINISM IN AUSTRALIA
This resource is aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Modern History for Senior Secondary students, with specific reference to content descriptions for Unit 2: Movements for Change in the 20th Century, and specifically those that fall under the examination of ‘Women’s Movements.’
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
IWDA has worked for more than 30 years to progress the rights of women and girls. We have a clear vision that one day we will achieve gender equality, for all.
JESSA CRISPIN: ‘Today’s feminists are bland, shallow and lazy’
"Feminism has been entirely co-opted by consumerism.”
A discussion by Indigenous female actors, writers and producers about the contribution of women to their communities and identity. Featuring Rachel Perkins, Nakkiah Lui, Sally Riley and Nayuka Gorrie. Hosted by Brooke Boney.
Girls Change the World : The Activist Film
Meet a range of Australian girls and young women making change through their amazing activism - from disability visibility and Indigenous education, to feminism and sexism.