Courage, Consent And Calling Out The Boys’ Club: The Movements That Are Paving The Way For Meaningful Change In Australia

It’s almost impossible to read the headlines without seeing a mention of consent or sexual assault in recent weeks. There’ve been brave stories shared by survivors, urgent calls for change and some of the most serious allegations we’ve seen levelled at Australia’s most senior politicians.

And all this has been coming to a boil ahead of International Women’s Day.

The truth is there’s a lot of significant change going on, and it can be difficult to get a handle on what it all means for us. So, let’s take a deeper look at the key movements happening in Australia and what impact they could have on women and Australian society at large.

What key movements have been hitting the headlines?

Australian Parliament’s #MeToo movement

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