Women Of The World Festival

I was thrilled to join the many brilliant, empowered and passionate women taking part in this week’s London “festival of talks, debates, performance and activism celebrating women and girls”.

Catch up on the festival, with plenty of photos and videos, at the WOW Festival website.

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In Conversation: The Misogyny Factor

Part of a program of events that highlight aspects of the collections, Anne Summers and Virginia Haussegger discussed women, power, sexism and language in a special event at the National Library on Sunday 27 October.

MP3 audio is available to listen to online or download at http://www.nla.gov.au/podcasts/talks.html.

It’s Gillard’s right to fight back

Does Julia Gillard have a woman problem? On Tuesday she launched Women for Gillard, a campaigning organisation designed to boost her support and to raise funds, which is modelled on the highly effective Women for Obama campaign run in the US last year.

At this forum the Prime Minister spoke on how women might fare in [...]