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Fourteen amazing women added to WA’s Hall of Fame

Fourteen amazing women added to WA’s Hall of Fame

Fourteen amazing women have been honoured today with their names being added to the state’s Women’s Hall of Fame.  This year’s honourees come from a wide variety of backgrounds and includes many women who have contributed to regional and rural Western Australia. The recipients were nominated in a range of categories including Community, Business, Health, […]

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Who should be added to the International Women’s Day ‘Hall of Fame’?

Who should be added to the International Women’s Day ‘Hall of Fame’?

International Women’s Day as a global event began in 1997, and ever since March 8th has marked the achievements of women around the globe. While the United Nation’s locked the date in place in the late ’70s, the origins of International Women’s Day can be traced back to the work Clara Zetkin in 1910. Zetkin, […]

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International Women’s Day | Refusing To Exist Quietly by Maddie Godfrey

Refusing To Exist Quietly    I am from a community of women who refuse to wilt like dying flowers, who braid ropes from their body hair and use it to pull each other up   I am from a community of women who rise with the resilience of their thighs   Thighs that are strong […]

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RTRFM’s all female line up for International Women’s Day

RTRFM’s all female line up for International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day every interview, every song and every presenter appearing on RTRFM today is female. With a history that spans more than 100 years, International Women’s Day celebrates the achievements of women everywhere and acknowledges and protests against continuing disparities in every aspect of society. RTRFM’s 24-hour IWD programming block features exclusively […]

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International Women’s Day seek ‘Hall of Fame’ suggestions

International Women’s Day seek ‘Hall of Fame’ suggestions

International Women’s Day as a global event began in 1997, and ever since March 8th has marked the achievements of women around the globe. While the United Nation’s locked the date in place in the late ’70s, the origins of International Women’s Day can be traced back to the work Clara Zetkin in 1910. Zetkin, […]

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RTRFM celebrates International Women’s Day

RTRFM celebrates International Women’s Day

Local community radio station RTRFM is celebrating international Women’s Day by rolling our programming where every interview, every song – and even every presenter is a woman. The celebrations kicked off at 1am this morning with ‘Up Late’ presenter Taylah Strano, at 4am ‘Snooze Button’ took over with Leona Devaz at the microphone. The two presenters created an […]

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Senator Cash Please Explain Why You’re Not a Feminist

Senator Cash Please Explain Why You’re Not a Feminist

OPINION Western Australia’s Michaelia Cash, Australia’s Minister Assisting the Prime Minister to be the Minister for Women has declared that she’s not a feminist. Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald ahead of today’s International Women’s Day celebrations the Liberal MP says while she’s for gender equality she doesn’t see herself as a feminist. Isn’t equality […]

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Tony Abbott Speaks at International Womens’ Day Breakfast

Tony Abbott Speaks at International Womens’ Day Breakfast

Prime minister Tony Abbott and opposition leader Bill Shorten spoke at the International Womens’ Day parliamentary breakfast. Abbott said that his wife had joked that his three daughters had helped turn an “unreconstructed bloke into a feminist”. “Anyone who is in Australian has won the lottery of life and if you look at our country […]

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Celebrate Being a Woman

Celebrate Being a Woman

International Woman’s Day is coming up on March 8. We thought we’d highlight the three main events you can attend to commemorate and celebrate women that have fought for equality.   Events coming up in Perth include: International Women’s Day Breakfast UN Women Australia are inviting you to celebrate the role that women play in our communities. […]

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Am I a feminist?

Am I a feminist?

Am I a feminist? Annie Lennox has got me thinking, Last week Lennox took to the stage at London’s Royal Festival Hall to a rapturous round of applause and cheers, but the iconic vocalist was not there to sing she was on stage to talk about feminism and equality for women. Activist Annie has one […]

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