Episode 31: #Eachforequal: gender equality
Bias and inequality are concepts that generate a great deal of debate. While they may often be popularly associated with one gender having power over another or one colour of skin being afforded more privileges, there is now an emerging body of literature on some of the more complex arguments to come out of the struggle e.g. what happens when race and gender collide, who gets to decide the ‘appropriate’ way to fight bias and how to break the pattern of inequality that is generational.
To celebrate International Women’s Day Katherine, Nisa and Antonia look at some books from perspectives that haven’t always been heard. Books discussed include:
A woman is no man / Etaf Rum. Harper Collins, Mar 2019
The seven necessary sins for women and girls / Mona Eltahawy. Hardie Grant, Oct 2019
White tears, brown scars / Ruby Hamad. Melbourne University Press, Sep 2019