With a raft of thought-provoking films and documentaries on offer at the 2016 Melbourne International Film Festival, we present our top social justice-focused picks.
There’s a refreshing humbleness and self-effacing air about Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s upbeat, effortlessly inspiring memoir.
Walking Towards Ourselves demands agency for Indian women to drive social change.
Right Now columnist Adolfo Aranjuez dissects the immersive and catalytic capabilities of storytelling used in art and film.
The Royal Commission into Family Violence is a key milestone to combat domestic violence in Victoria.
Ben and Ev are joined by guest host, Jess Richter from the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice, and Christina Ryan to talk about the over-incarceration of those with an ABI. And for International Women’s Day, they touch on the unique challenges that women with a disability face.
Jen McLean explores the experiences of veiled Muslim women in Sydney.
Following the inquiry into the death of Luke Batty, Philip Marquet explores the role of the Coroner in a systemic response to family violence.
Can the right to free speech be reconciled with the rights of women to access safe and legal abortion procedures? Nina Gibson explains.
In Canberra, gradual changes to the National Translating and Interpreting Service risk compromising the safety of women from CALD backgrounds who experience domestic violence.
In Asking For It, Louise O’Neill unpacks the narratives around women’s bodies and their sexuality that create a culture in which sexual violence is excused, writes Lou Heinrich.
If you teach an entire course without any women cited, it is time to rewrite it. Right Now columnist Senthorun Raj explores gender gaps in our school and university curriculums.