To celebrate International Women's Day, Her Place took to the streets of Melbourne to ask her residents what they'd like to see in a museum for women...
Rose, 59. “I’d like to see Ros Sultan profied, a local Aboriginal woman who is part of the Stolen Generation. She’s been an activist all her adult life and successfully extracted a personal apology from the SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Kyam Maher." #IWD2018 #TimeIsNow pic.twitter.com/j0KAI1MfG0
Charlotte, 26 "There's a bunch of First Nations activists who should be profiled. Writers Celeste Little @Utopiana and @NayukaGorrie are awesome, writer/activist @FlyinGenie1 of Black Thoughts Live Here, and @tarneen whose speech at the Invasion Day rally was awesome." #IWD2018 pic.twitter.com/yPuLagfaio
Jo and Melba We found Jo and Melba protesting at Federation Square against Phillippine President Rodrigo Duterte, along with the Australian Coalition Against the resurgence of Dictatorship (ACARD) in the Phillippines and the World. “We are making a statement against state-sanctioned sexual violence. We see this in countries all over the world. Rodrigo Duterte has really lifted the bar of disgusting in recent statements where he is now encouraging his forces to shoot women rebels in the vagina. He doesn’t want them killed, he thinks this will render them useless. It’s a breach of humanitarian law that needs to be addressed. Other leaders of the world have to hold him to account. We have appalling examples of toxic leadership by men across many nations, we’ve got to call that out.“ #timeisnow #iwd2018
"I'd love to see the history of direct action in Melbourne represented in a museum." These activists doing direct action on public transport for https://t.co/e20fEqsAhD, a free service to help all people in Victoria deal with ticket inspectors and myki fines #knowyourmykirights pic.twitter.com/QzB2KBEzC7