Feminist group formed after Slutwalk

Adelaide Slutwalk march, June 11. Photo: Gemma Weedall

About 500 people took part in a June 11 march to demand an end to victim blaming in sexual assault. This was followed by a screening of the film War Zone in the Adelaide Activist Centre. About 30 people attended.

The film screening was jointly hosted by the Socialist Alliance and the Femment Feminist Collective. It was followed by a discussion on the politics of Slutwalk and the future of feminism.

From the discussion the South Australian Feminist Collective (SAFC) was founded. All in attendance joined the contact list.

SAFC will next meet at the Adelaide Activist Centre (Rm 205, Lvl 2, 95 Currie St, city) on June 25th at 2pm. For details phone 08 8231 6982.


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