September 16, 2018

Suffrage 125: What Women Want

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What do Women Want in 2018? Ali Mau hosts a discussion on the biggest issues of 2018 on Stuff.

It’s been 125 years since women in New Zealand won the right to vote.

Stuff senior journalist Alison Mau hosts What Women Want, a panel-style conversation about the equality that women still seek, and how to achieve it.

What Women Want goes live on Stuff at 7pm on September 19, the 125th anniversary of Governor Lord Glasgow signing into law the Electoral Act which gave all New Zealand women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections.

Alison Mau hosts a conversation about true equality and how it can be achieved.

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Alison Mau hosts a conversation about true equality and how it can be achieved.

Speakers include Māori Women’s Welfare League national president Prue Kapua, Rural Women New Zealand president Fiona Gower, Ministry for Women chief executive Renee Graham, lawyer Mai Chen, Waikato Women’s Refuge chief executive Ruahine Albert, lawyer and journalist Catriona MacLennan, Women’s Collective founder Dr Sasha Kljakovic, Rape Prevention Education survivor advocate Louise Nicholas, and musician Lizzie Marvelly.
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