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Making Waves: The Changing Shape of Australian Feminism

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What can younger Australian feminists learn from older feminists, and vice versa? The generational divide can result in feminists re-treading the same ground and learning lessons that have already been learned by their forebears. Debates between feminists can be painful, but they can also be instructive and helpful.

Photo of Leena van Deventer, Nayuka Gorrie, Reni Louise-Permadi and Dur-é Dara

Leena van Deventer, Nayuka Gorrie, Reni Louise-Permadi and Dur-é Dara — Photo: Emily Harms

In this discussion, Leena van Deventer, Nayuka Gorrie, Reni Louise-Permadi and Dur-é Dara explore intergenerational tensions around topics such as intersectionality, solidarity and privilege, in order to move forward with constructive conversations about the future of the movement.

Where has feminism in Australia come from? Where are we now? Where could (and should) we go next if we work together?

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