Tuesday Talks: The Sexualisation of Women with Melinda Tankard Reist
Melinda Tankard Reist is a Canberra author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for women and girls. She is well known for her work on the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls and efforts to address violence against women. A co-founder of Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation, Melinda is named in Who’s Who of Women (Australia) and World Who’s Who of Women.
I met Melinda about 2 and a half years ago when I invited her to speak at an event I produced in Melbourne. I asked Melinda to do a presentation on the topic of The Sexualisation of Women. It was a very powerful message and had a huge impact on those attending the evening. A bit like watching a scary movie, you want to put a pillow over your head but you can’t look away. This…
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