International Women's Day shout out and other news

Sunday, 12 March 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
International Women's Day

 International Women's Day is recognised each year on March 8 as a focal point in the women's rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women. 3CR Radical Radio has a long history of supporting IWD by hosting 24 hour broadcasting by women and non-binary people. On this show we discuss some inspirational women who are animal rights advocates and strive for collective liberation. We also discuss some other animal-related news.

  •  We acknowledge the work of Brenda Sanders who founded the Afro-Vegan Society and works tirelessly in food justice and sharing knowledge about healthy vegan living. Here's Brenda's profile with the Unbound Project:

        Learn more about the Afro-Vegan Society here:

  •  We discussed Lauren Ornelas and The Food Empowerment Project which seeks to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one's food choices.

    The FEP Ethical Chocolate list is a really handy resource for sourcing ethical vegan chocolate that is free of child and slave labour through it's production and supply chain.

 SeaWeek (March 4-12, 2023) is Australia’s major national public awareness campaign to focus community awareness, provide information and encourage an appreciation of the sea.

 UN member nations have signed a treaty to protect marine life and the agreement is considered crucial to the goal of protexting 30% of land and sea by 2030.

  A new study reveleaed that plastic pollution doubles every six years

  We discussed the death of Kiska, the last orca held in captivity in Canada. Tragically Kiska had been living in captivity since the 1970s at Marineland.

 A new study revelas that fish are self-aware and recognised themselves in a mirror test

 The documentary Seaspiracy is available on Netflix

 In dairy news, consumption of plant based milk is on the rise in Australia. Researchers delve into why this is and what motivates people to make the switch away from consuming dairy.

 Puma ditches kangaroo leather for their soccer boot range and releases a vegan leather substitute called K-BETTER.

Events coming up: Emma Hakansson, author of How Veganism can Save Us will be in conversation with Pam Ahern, Founder of Edgar's Mission at the Castlemaine Festival on Tuesday April 4.

 Five years after the release of the Dominion documentary, Farm Transparency Project are hosting a week of action across April 2-8 and an Animal Rights March. Details here:


 Music Played:

 Alice Skye 'Everything Is Great' -
 Caisha Sprout 'Seasick' -
 Dear Stalker '6pm In The City' -

Sunday 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.


The Freedom of Species Team