This is one of a series of podcasts coming from the WOW - Women Of The World Festival, 2017, at London's Southbank Centre.
Jude Kelly, Artistic Director of Southbank Centre, and founder of the WOW Festival, hosts this discussion with Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel, about their new book called ‘We, a Manifesto of Women Everywhere’
Jennifer originally trained as a barrister but became one of the UK’s foremost correspondents, broadcasting for the BBC, Channel 4 News and ITV. She wrote a book on domestic violence that was made into a BBC film and produced a documentary about rape as a weapon of war in Bosnia. This experience, as well as a long history of activism, positioned her as someone who really understood the gravity of what women were experiencing, and published her first novel 'Pretty Thing' in 2015.
Gillian Anderson, perhaps known best known for her role in the X-Files among many other film and television productions, is an activist who speaks out regularly from feminism to climate change and trafficking.
This book, ‘We’, aims to hold out a hand to women, and is probably best seen as a manual of group collective achievement; of how we can move our life forward, spiritually, psychologically and practically.
Here they talk with Jude about what drew them together initially and their collaborate on writing the book…
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