Episode 28 – Dorothy Height: Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the life of Dorothy Height, once called the godmother of the civil rights movement. Dorothy's contributions to racial justice, especially for black women, and her dedication to bringing people together, is the stuff of legends. She's often overlooked in history but was a pivotal member … Continue reading Episode 28 – Dorothy Height: Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement

The Feminist News Feed: Abortion Expansion, Justice Reform, Trans Rights, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/Abortion-Expansion--Justice-Reform--Trans-Rights-and-More-e1goqns The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the second half of March 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Abortion Provider Safe Zones in New Zealand New Zealand parliament has … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Abortion Expansion, Justice Reform, Trans Rights, and More

The Feminist News Feed: Attacks on the LGBTQ+ Community, Significant Court Rulings, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/The-Feminist-News-Feed-Attacks-on-the-LGBTQ-Community--Significant-Court-Rulings--and-More-e1fqmb4 The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the first half of March 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Companies with Female Leaders Outperform those Dominated by Men Research collated … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Attacks on the LGBTQ+ Community, Significant Court Rulings, and More

The Feminist News Feed: Wins for Women, War, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/The-Feminist-News-Feed-Wins-for-Women--War--and-More-e1f1mkq The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the second half of February 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Ketanji Brown Jackson Nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court President Joe … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Wins for Women, War, and More

World for Women in 2021: The Good

Part one of our reflection on 2021 examined the bad. The steps backwards for gender equality, highlighting moments of pain caused by deeply entrenched sexism and misogyny. In part two, we examine some of the good. Positive steps forward and what they mean for the wider fight for gender equality. January 2021 started out strong, … Continue reading World for Women in 2021: The Good

World for Women in 2021: The Bad

2021 has been a hard year. Covid-19 has continued to rage across the world, COP26 shed new light on the reality of climate change and how hard it will be to fix, and the US capitol was stormed by right-wing extremists. And then, there was the year for women, marred by femicides, restrictive abortion laws, … Continue reading World for Women in 2021: The Bad

Bianca’s Story: Fighting For Accountability

This article is dedicated to Bianca Devins, in honour of International Human Rights Day, the culmination of the 2021 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women. By Kim Devins. Edited by Jessica Sutton. July 14, 2019, I woke up to the knock at the door that every parent dreads. A police officer was … Continue reading Bianca’s Story: Fighting For Accountability

Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts continue discussing the life and achievements of Nellie Bly, the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane. Learn all about her trip around the world in 80 days, her novels, and her stint as an industrialist, before heading back to her one true love, journalism. Listen on iTunes.Listen on Spotify. … Continue reading Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

How not to end violence against women: The UK Strategy

In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we dedicate this article to Claire Parry, killed by a police officer on 9 May 2020. Last week, the UK police announced a new initiative being trialed to help prevent violence against women and girls.[1] The newly appointed national police lead for … Continue reading How not to end violence against women: The UK Strategy

Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One

Content warning: this episode contains discussion of mental health and mental institutions that may be distressing to some listeners. In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the early life and achievements of one of the first investigative journalists, Elizabeth Cochrane, also known under her pen name, Nellie Bly. Called a 'stunt girl' … Continue reading Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One