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GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2019: Exploring 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand, and the challenges that women face in a society where the rules continue to shift.

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GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS 2019: Exploring 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand, and the challenges that women face in a society where the rules continue to shift.

    Fighting the Same Fight

    Fighting the Same Fight

    Feminised or gendered roles in the workforce were carved out in our past and still impact on the lives of women in the workplace today. Find out more in Episode 8 of Beyond Kate.

    • 51 min
    Sure to Rise

    Sure to Rise

    Mathematics, science and English might be what we consider the core elements of a good education today, but back when women won the right to vote, learning to bake the perfect scone was considered an essential for girls…Find out more in the latest episode of Beyond Kate.

    • 50 min
    Women Should Be Seen and Heard

    Women Should Be Seen and Heard

    Is the arts a place where women have equal opportunity? And if not, why not? That's the big question at hand in Episode Six of RNZ podcast, Beyond Kate.

    • 49 min
    Women Caught Between Two Worlds

    Women Caught Between Two Worlds

    Being a woman of colour in a predominantly white society brings with it a complex set of rules and expectations that are often not spoken about. Episode Four of Beyond Kate looks at some of the Maori suffragists who fought for women's rights and explores how decisions made in our history have impacted on women from non-Pakeha backgrounds today.

    • 52 min
    Rights and Ownership Over the Female Body

    Rights and Ownership Over the Female Body

    From crotch-less bloomers and women’s fashion in the late 19th century to contraception, menstruation and abortion. Episode Four of Beyond Kate explores the politics and double standards around the female body, and women's access to public space.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Standing their ground

    Standing their ground

    Episode Three of Beyond Kate explores property and divorce rights for women, the age of consent, and even the right for women to wear what they want... early social reforms still being debated today.

    • 53 min

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