Is Feminism still relevant? Women's Circus answers the question

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Louise Radcliffe-Smith

Is feminism still relevant? I ask Nadja Kostich, director of the upcoming Women's Circus show, Here: Where We've Always Been. "Of course," she replies. "It's not over. As the 1891 Monster Petition stated: 'All adult persons should have a voice'. Not half the population -- all. We're not there globally yet. It's our responsibility to keep vigilant on behalf of women who are not able to do s

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About the author

Louise Radcliffe-Smith is a sub-editor at The Sunday Age and has worked in the newspaper industry since 1989. She did her cadetship and spent her early years as a journalist at The Herald and Weekly Times, before moving on to Melbourne Independent Newspapers and finally to The Age in 2000. She joined the Women's Circus in 1991 and co-authored Leaping Off the Edge, a history of the Women's Circus published by Spinifex in 1997. She was also a founding member of Tentabulles circus in Europe. Tentabulles is a group of women from nine countries who meet once a year to develop and present a show for International Women's Day on March 8.