Sexism and the City with Jan Fran
By Plan International Australia
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We’re on a mission to make life better for you in the city. Join journalist Jan Fran on the streets as she tackles the questions we need to be asking about sexism in our cities, like: How is there still a pay gap in 2018? Can a street be sexist? Has gender equality changed since the 1960s? You’ll meet inspiring guests, hear real life stories, and discover practical tips to call for justice on the streets, at work, in bars, buses and banks. If you’ve ever experienced sexual harassment, witnessed it, or just want to hear some great advice, this is the podcast for you.
||Clean#7 If a girl’s groped and nobody sees it, did it really happen?||Fun fact: fifty six percent of men reportedly believe sexism is over. What a relief! Our work here is done. In all seriousness, street harassment is so prevalent in Australia that women just accept it as normal. That doesn’t mean sexism is over. It..||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 Cities in Crisis||Wars and natural disasters are universally a terrible time for everyone impacted, but did you know that women and girls are often the most vulnerable? Jan happened to live in Bangladesh when the earthquake struck. She shares her experience alongside...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 Situational Awareness||Hands up if you always hop in the backseat of the Uber. Or if you walk without headphones on the way home when it’s dark. There’s a name for this. It’s ‘situational awareness’ and in this episode we’re going to pull it apart – the...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 Can A Street Be Sexist?||Female bodies used to sell things. Statues celebrating men. Gendered street and shop names. These are the backdrops of our cities. But how much do we pay attention to them, and does it actually make an impact on gender roles? Can a street be sexist?...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 Now and Then||In this episode, we’re travelling back in time to Australia in 1965. The Beatles are on the radio, the contraceptive pill isn’t available and many of the freedoms women hold dear are being fought for by the women who came before us. We’re...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 The Witness||Have you ever seen a woman being sexually harassed in public and not known what to do? Don’t worry, we’re all friends here. It turns our you’re not alone - women experience harassment and abuse in public spaces in broad daylight with witnesses...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 A Girl Walks Into A Bar||Have you been groped, harassed or had guys brush up against you completely unnecessarily on a night out? In this episode we explore the steps some venues are taking to crack down on bad behaviour against women. We look at public safety campaigns...||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Sexism and the City||Coming soon with Jan Fran||15 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
All men need to hear this.
As a man, I found this a great insight into the subject matter and I strongly believe more men should listen. Gave me a lot to think about.
Fun, insightful and important. Such a great listen!
a much needed converstion
Sexism, is denegration, discrimination, disrespect, and is itself an act of violence toward anyone deemed not worthy of respect.
Unfortunatly, this isn't specific, it ouccurs across, the sexual spectrum. More power to Jan Fran, for highlighting young courageous individuals standing up to archane and redundant 20C & 21C value systems.
keywords: denegration, discrimination, disrespect, exclusion, mindfulness, misanthropy misogyny, violence.