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RACISM & SEXISM: the research – how they’re kept flourishing

Dr. Nilmini Fernando is a feminist. Now, as soon as you read that word, your idea of what that means will have come to your mind. In this episode, Nilmini challenges that, just as she challenges our perceptions of racism and unveils the intersections of attitudes, society’s systems and the chains of history which have allowed racism and sexism to continue to flourish. Her knowledge arises from both lived, shared and heard experience, as well as from years of research.

These topics are still uncomfortable for many, which in itself highlights their importance. Are you up for being challenged? Then have a listen. You might find some blind spots erased and your lenses cleaned.

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