Attend and support a screening in March
We would like to extend a special invitation to attend or support an Adelaide screening of the documentary Miss Representation.
This film explores how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to the under representation of women in positions of power and influence, and premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Watch: Miss Representation extended trailer
Melbourne will join the international dance campaign ONE BILLION RISING this Thursday 14 February - dubbed ‘V-Day’ – as part of a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. This year will be the largest day of action in the history of the campaign and will mark its 15 th anniversary.Read more
Co-founder Melinda Tankard Reist talks about how we started and where we're heading
It was a comment about my book, Getting Real: Challenging the sexualisation of girls, which sparked the birth of Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation.
A contributor, Melbourne writer and blogger Tania Andrusiak (author of Adproofing Your Kids: Raising critical thinkers in a media-saturated world ) described the book as “a collective shout against the pornification of culture”. Those words leapt out at me. I liked the phrase so much, I thought it perfect for a new grassroots campaign movement which had been brewing in my mind and in the minds of some of my friends and fellow activists.
Collective Shout, a dynamic grassroots campaigning movement against the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls, celebrates its first birthday in Brisbane this weekend.Read more