FWF10 "Writing Violence, Writing Change" with Dr Jessamy Gleeson and Van Badham
Release Date: 10/16/2018
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In the final episode of this season from the Melbourne Feminist Writer's Festival, Dr Jessamy Gleeson, Tasneem Chopra and Tara Moss tackle the grim and important topic of violence against women in life and in the media, and what it means to be a writer in the fight for change and equality. THEN Kel interviews Dr Jessamy Gleeson and Van Badham about the roots of their feminist activism and the passion that drives them both.
Keep watching this space for the next season of the SYDNEY Feminist Writers Festival.
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