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March in March
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 21 March

How did a group with no organising experience mobilise 100,000 people around Australia, and how do we keep the momentum of March in March going? On today's show we talk with writer, playwright and activist Van Badham about the March in March protests.

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Intersectionality and the Failures of White Feminism - Part Two
Producer: Areej Nur
Broadcast: Friday 14 March

Second half of a discussion with Eugenia Flynn, Texta Queen and Lia Incognita on intersectional feminism, the struggle of finding a platform and the importance of support.

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Intersectionality and the Failures of White Feminism - Part One
Producer: Areej Nur
Broadcast: Friday 7 March

A panel discussion with Eugenia Flynn, Texta Queen and Lia Incognita on intersectional feminism, the struggle of finding a platform and the importance of support. Part One.

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Revisiting the Bechdel Test.
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 28 February

The Bechdel Test was created by cartoonist Alison Bechdel to gauge the representation of women in film. Feminist Frequency's Anita Sarkeesian provides a run down of the test and applies to several films nominated for Oscars in 2011-12. We also hear from Alison Bechdel, giving a tribute to poet Adrienne Rich after her death in 2012.

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Our Bodies - Our Children
Producer: Clemmie Wetherall
Broadcast: Friday 21 February

During pregnancy and after birth, women are encouraged to monitor what they eat and drink. But what if you don't really know what's in your food or what your food even is? This week we're putting food under the microscope with Fran Murrell from MADGE – Mothers are Demystifying Genetic Engineering. And Anna Kaplan – producer of the upcoming web resource and documentary series : The Booby Trap shares her breastfeeding experience.

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Teaching Kids Gender, Consent, Self-Esteem
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 14 February

We chat with the founder of SEED Workshops Catherine Manning about what it takes to teach boys and girls about gender, friendship, consent and building their self-esteem. Building emotional intelligence and resilience, SEED Workshops teach girls to take control of their own lives, and to realise their full potential.

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Storm in a teacup?
Producer: Clemmie Wetherall
Broadcast: Friday 7 February

As the weeks fly by it's getting hard to keep up with all the changes to government policy. On this week's show we take a look at just two areas facing policy changes: Climate Change and Education. Fiona Armstrong from the Climate and Health Alliance joins us to explain the health impacts of climate change. And Misty Adoniou a Senior Literacy and Language Lecturer from the University of Canberra unravels Christopher Pyne's National Curriculum review.

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When Science isn't Objective
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 31 January 2014

This edition of Women On The Line looks at recent reports of gender bias within the scientific community. We speak to medical physics PhD candidate Catriona Wimberly about the worrying findings of these studies, as well as the cuts to science funding under the new Liberal government. We also hear from Emily Graslie from The Brain Scoop about the sexism she experiences as a woman with a STEM YouTube channel.

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Tell me a Story
Producer: Clemmie Wetherall
Broadcast: Friday 24 January

On this weeks show we bring you two stories, one that inspires passion and the other outrage. Sally Goldner the Executive Director of Transgender Victoria joins us to discuss the rights of Trans people and the ethics of outing, in response to a controversial news story by American journalist Caleb Hannan . And documentary filmmaker Martha Ansara talks to us about her latest project recording the memories of the Australian anti-conscription movement.

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Finding Feminism
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 17 January

On this week's show we talk to three Australian media figures about how they came to feminism: Clementine Ford, Amy Gray and Rebecca Shaw. Find out what set some of our favourite women writers on the road to becoming feminists, and how they view the community now.

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Closing the Door on Mental HealthProducer: Clemmie Wetherall
Broadcast: Friday 10 January

On this week's show we shine a light on Queensland Health's new 'Locked door' policy; a policy introduced just before Christmas which directed the state's mental health inpatient facilities to be locked as a way of reducing patient absenteeism. Kim Ryan, the CEO of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and Janet Meagher, a mental health activist and a recently retired National Mental Health Commissioner join us to discuss the impact of the new policy. .

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Legacy and Memory
Producer: Jessica Alice
Broadcast: Friday 3 January

In this retrospective edition of Women On The Line we talk to founding member of Socialist Alternative and labour historian Sandra Bloodworth about the passing of Nelson Mandela and his legacy. We also talk with Heather Kirkpatrick, whose film that she directed and produced was shortlisted for the 2013 Walkley Award for a documentary. Mary Meets Mohammad follows the opening of Tasmania's first detention centre.

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