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February 25, 2013

    Feminism Fodder

    Half the Sky

      Last week I attended a screening of Half the Sky organised by the St. George and Sutherland Shire Amnesty Group at Cronulla Cinemas. It’s a documentary with a simple premise: Women make up half the world’s population and yet, world over, through oppression, physical and sexual violence, lack of education are prevented from reaching their true potential. The three issues which we watched were violence in Sierra Leone, selling girls and women for prostitution in Cambodia and girls’ education…

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