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Jennifer Byrne vs Virginia Haussegger in Feminism Debate
Video of the Feminism Has Failed debate is live with two very different views presented.
First was Virginia Haussegger who pointed out the injustices against women are still an issue in the developing world:
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Then Jennifer Byrne brought it back home by looking at how feminism has affected her own life - including the first time she heard…
Date Set for Melbourne SlutWalk
On January 24 this year, Toronto policeman Michael Sanguinetti walked into a lecture room at Osgoode Hall Law School to deliver a talk to 10 people on campus safety. He began his talk with a line that has since passed into infamy: “You know, I think we’re beating around the bush here. I’ve been told I’m not supposed to say this – however, women…
This is an extract from a report by Bridget Chappell in the 85th edition of Voiceworks, the quarterly magazine of Wheeler Centre resident organisation Express Media, out now.
The guards of Sulaimaniya Prison women’s wing wear high heels.
It’s a small wing, homier in appearance than its adjacent counterpart for male prisoners. Glimpses of men, slumped and crowded, sneak past me on the…
Faith and Culture: The Politics of Belief
The Voice of Faith in Islam’s Challenge to Europe: Asma Barlas
BHL on DSK
After former IMF chief and ex-presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn was accused of rape at the beginning of last week, the most public of France’s public intellectuals sprang to his aid. Writing in the Daily Beast, Bernard-Henri Lévy, or BHL as he’s known in France, condemned the presumption of guilt inferred in media coverage of the alleged rape of a hotel maid in New York…
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