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Progressive Podcast Australia

Feb 9, 2014

- In this one Nick is flying (Han) solo, or at least without Katie.
- He is joined by Nicole, one the organisers from the Perth One Billion Rising event, for the entire episode.
- One Billion Rising is a global event that aims to have one billion women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking at the places where they need justice, where they need an end to violence against women and girls.
- Slut shaming and rape culture.
- A lack of media attention given to these issues.
- A discussion on some criticisms of the One Billion Rising movement.
- This years focus on Indigenous and disabled victims of violence.
- Art and social change.
- Why the Perth event is open to everyone and has all vegan food.
- The movement against female genital mutilation.
- For more information on this episode and for all of the links from it, go to: