Last year, COVID-19 shone a light on women’s vulnerability to economic shocks. In 2021, collective anger at the pandemic of male violence has boiled over and women across Australia are rallying to demand political action to address the systemic drivers of sexual inequality. As leaders, experts and survivors meet for the first National Summit on Women’s Safety, join us for a conversation about how we got here and where to go next.
Nearly half a century after the Sex Discrimination Act, what happened to the promise of equality? What are the policies that undermine women’s safety and economic security and where did they come from? What are the reforms we need right now?