The story of Vida Goldstein & the Women’s Political Association through their own words via a series of excerpts from speeches & publications.
Movements_Campaigns – Women’s rights
Read about the role that women played in unemployed movements during the Depression Years in Australia in this book excerpt by Janey Stone.
Overturning the abortion ban in Ireland meant equipping people to share their stories and spark conversations with their friends and family.
Ideas for next steps after the Women’s March 4 Justice – including action, skills development, videos, books and podcasts.
Why do movements matter? Why do we march on the streets or come together online? Great resource on movements and movement building.
Tips for setting up strong groups and effective campaigns, provided by Holly Hammond to the WELA program.
Hear from these powerhouse women on their vision for a feminist response to the crises the world faces. Video from Virtual Progress 2020.
An inspiring list of feature films and documentaries about women and social change including Women of Steel, Suffragette, Mission Blue, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and more.
Watch 5 short documentaries about courageous leaders who are standing up for gender justice and writing new futures for themselves and their communities.
An empowering case study of how hundreds of mums in Serbia lobbied their government MPs to fix a maternity leave payment problem.
People’s History of Australia-podcast and blog looking at Australian history from the perspective of ordinary people fighting together for a better life.
Many Indigenous women posses the qualities that have made a huge impact on civil & Indigenous rights in Australia, these same qualities give Indigenous women a unique perspective that enables them to tip the balance & provide genuine political leadership.
Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist, reflects on her life’s work – offering inspiration for anybody trying to overcome apathy and find their own power.
Crenshaw uses the term “intersectionality” to describe the reality of race and gender bias & understand how the two can combine to create even more harm.
The ChangeMakers podcast is short series podcast that tells stories about people who are striving for social change across the world.
Sam Mostyn, President of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), at Progress 2017 talking quotas, Sustainable Development Goals, and the importance of including corporates in our work towards social justice.
Joel Dignam analyses two campaign moments: Stop Adani’s targeting of the ALP in the 2018 Queensland state election and the UK women’s suffrage campaign targeting of Liberals in 1905. The lesson? Target those most likely to give you what you want, and sometimes that means creating political risk for them.
Consciousness raising was a key element of the second wave women’s movement enabling women to recognise that the personal is political. This article gives an overview of group consciousness raising processes relevant for any group based on a shared identity or experience of oppression.