Gender equality backlash Last updated: 30 Apr, 2018

Leading experts in gender equality give their insights into types of backlash and resistance, and how to approach them.

Jerril Rechter, CEO VicHealth

Dr Marion Frere, Interim CEO Office for Prevention and Women’s Equality

Commissioner Kristen Hilton, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Dr Michael Flood, Associate Profession and ARC Future Fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Panel discussion

 

VicHealth hosted a forum on forms of resistance those working in gender equality can expect to encounter, and insights and strategies on how to respond.

 

Transcripts

Jerril Rechter, VicHealth CEO

Dr Marion Frere, Interim CEO Office for Prevention and Women’s Equality

Commissioner Kristen Hilton, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Dr Michael Flood, Associate Profession and ARC Future Fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Panel discussion

  • Dr Michael Flood, Associate Profession and ARC Future Fellow, Queensland University of Technology
  • Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius, Victoria Police
  • Pia Cerveri, Family Violence Project Organiser, Trades Hall
  • Jodi Peskett, Women’s Co-Lead Organiser, Trades Hall
  • Monique Keel, Senior Advisor Practice Leadership, Our Watch
     

Read our (En)countering Resistance publication and read more on tackling gender discrimination.