All About Women

All About Women

4 Seasons

An annual festival that marks International Women's Day and celebrating extraordinary artists and thinkers, All About Women is a vibrant day of stimulating debate about the big ideas important to women, non-binary people and their allies. Dig deep into the archive as we explore talks recorded across several years of the festival.

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  • Chanel Miller - Know My Name - All About Women 2020

    Episode 1

    In 2016, “Emily Doe” wrote a victim impact statement for a Californian courtroom that has been read by 18 million people worldwide. Now, in her brilliant memoir Know My Name, artist and writer Chanel Miller takes ownership of her own story and identity. Hosted by Edwina Throsby, as part of All Ab...

  • Azadeh Moaveni - The Women of ISIS - All About Women 2020

    Episode 2

    Thousands of women emigrated to Syria to create an Islamic state. Why? Join Pulitzer nominated journalist, Azadeh Moaveni, as she dissects the stereotype of the ISIS bride. Hosted by Jacqueline Maley.

  • Jo Dunkley - The Forgotten Women of Astronomy - All About Women 2020

    Episode 3

    Come on a cosmic journey of scientific discovery with one of the youngest female astrophysicists on the planet, Jo Dunkley. From the basics - like why the earth orbits the Sun - to astonishing facts about star catalogues and superclusters, this brilliant communicator teaches us all about our asto...

  • Blak Matriarchies - All About Women 2020

    Episode 4

    For more than 65,000 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers, grandmothers and aunties have been pillars of the community. Join this incredible lineup of women from across generations as they pay tribute to the strong women who raised them and the ongoing knowledge passed down the ma...

  • Rethinking Beauty - All About Women 2020

    Episode 5

    What does it mean to be beautiful - and how can we change our own definitions? Join writers Bri Lee & Carly Findlay OAM on a deep dive into how we think about appearance, beauty and the female body.
    Hosted by Flex Mami.

  • No Men, No Meat, No Machines - All About Women 2020

    Episode 6

    In the 1970s, a group of women decamped to Amazon Acres in northern NSW, with a policy of no men, no meat, no machines. Far away from the male gaze, safe from assault and harassers, they created a separate space for women. They were part of a global trend where women around the world were creatin...

  • Hot Flush Living - All About Women 2020

    Episode 7

    Darcey Steinke was furious nobody warned her about the true experience of menopause. Hear this raw, honest and intelligent exploration of the prejudice and power in this significant time in women's lives.

    Hosted by Jane Caro.