The “Women’s Spring” in Saudia Arabia – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
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This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. Read more articles on this theme here.

In this podcast from the Right Now Radio vault Keelia chats with Aziza Abdel-Halim, President of the Muslim Women’s National Network Australia, about the “Women’s Spring” in Saudi Arabia and the campaign, “Women 2 Drive” which aims to overturn the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia.

You can listen to the podcast here (31mins).


Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.