Dr Karen Block is a researcher at the School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. She was also on of the authors of the recent report, 'Forced migration and sexual and gender-based violence: findings from the SEREDA project', published in March 2022 by SEREDA (Sexual & Gender Based Violence against Refugees from Displacement to Arrival). Dr Block joins us to discuss the "continuum of violence" that many forced migrants face from before displacement, in conflict, and transit, as well as after arrival in their current country of residence. Content Warning: Listeners are advised that the interview discusses sexual violence. Please reach out to WIRE 1300 134 130 or Lifeline 13 11 14 if you would like support.
Anna Emina, artist, educator and writer, spoke with Khushi yesterday on Diaspora Blues about her essay Mind Over Modesty: an essay exploring the lived experience of Muslim women. Diaspora Blues is a show that provides a platform for people interested in ideas about home, community, and belonging. You can listen to the show on 3CR every Monday from 2:30pm-3pm.
Hella Ibrahim is the founder and editorial director of Djed Press, an online publication that works exclusively with Black creatives and other creatives of colour. Hella is on the show to talk about the importance of developing and presenting new works by Black and POC creatives and the recently released anthology of speculative fiction from 21 emerging Blak and Black writers, 'Unlimited Futures'.