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All About Women Satellite 2018

Canberra Theatre Centre in association with Sydney Opera House presents All About Women Satellite

Hosted by Virginia Haussegger with Special Guest Jane Caro and others.

You don’t need to be at the Sydney Opera House on 4 March to experience the main stage action of All About Women. Canberra Theatre Centre is excited to be streaming live two of the headline sessions direct from the Sydney Opera House, coupled with a LIVE panel.

The All About Women Satellite Program invites you to reflect on the past and imagine the future of feminism.

All tickets $15*, book online.
*a $4.95 transaction fee also applies

1pm–2pm Satellite Streaming from Sydney Opera House Grabbing back: Women in the Age of Trump – Fran Lebowitz, Tarana Burke and others
2.30pm–3.30pm Satellite Streaming from Sydney Opera House #Metoo: the making of a movement   Tarana Burke and Tracey Spicer
4pm–5pm  LIVE Panel On Stage at Canberra Theatre Centre The Gender Agenda – Mobilising the Movement – Jane Caro, Genevieve Jacobs and others. Facilitated by Virginia Haussegger.
Satellite Panel | Fran Lebowitz, Tarana Burke and more
I think putting a wife to work is a dangerous thing,’ Trump said in a 1994 interview. Since entering office, Trump’s administration has eroded the rights of women by worsening conditions for female-dominated, low-income industries and legislating against reproductive rights. Communities of colour have similarly been targeted by proposed immigration laws, education policies, and more. But resistance is springing up. Nasty women are uniting. Trump has inspired conversations, marches, and many, many memes. In fact, he has delivered women a new challenge: how do we respond to the new world order?
#METOO: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT Tarana Burke and Tracey Spicer
Tarana Burke is one of Time Magazine’s People of the Year. She also founded Me Too movement in 2007 when she began a campaign to amplify the voices of victims of sexual harassment. Building on her work, actress Alyssa Milano began the hashtag #metoo in October 2017, sparking 12 million posts and reactions in the first 24 hours from women worldwide. Similarly, veteran Australian journalist Tracey Spicer is currently investigating sexual abuse and harassment in the media. Together, these two fierce and furious women will explore how a mass movement is built, and question what the consequences of calling out abusers might be. Is this a turning point in the history of male power and protection, are outdated systems of silence and collusion being dismantled before our eyes, or will everything soon return to how it’s always been? We are living through this unique cultural moment, and we need to ask some important questions: Why now, when it’s been going on so long? Will there be a backlash? And most importantly, what’s going to change?
Jane Caro, Genevieve Jacobs and others. Facilitated by Virginia Haussegger
Join Virginia Haussegger in conversation with Jane Caro, Genevieve Jacobs and others, as they unravel a roadmap for a post #metoo future. How do we harness the outrage and turn it into real change? What happens once the campaign goes quiet? How do we build equality into our future? 
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