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WDSN Film Screening: On the Basis of Sex

Speakers Professor Sally Wheeler OBE and Lisa Sharland

ASPI’s Women in Defence and Security Network and the ANU College of Law are pleased to invite you to attend a special screening of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic, On the Basis of Sex.

On the Basis of Sex tells the inspiring true story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the US Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. This special screening will feature commentary from Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean of ANU College of Law, and Lisa Sharland, Head of ASPI’s International Program and Coordinator for the WDSN.

Drinks and canapes will be provided before the screening and guests will have a choice between popcorn or a choc-top as refreshment for the film.

This event is kindly co-sponsored by the ANU College of Law.


Professor Sally Wheeler OBE

Professor Sally Wheeler, OBE MRIA FAcSS is the Dean of ANU College of Law.

Lisa Sharland

Lisa Sharland is Head of the International Program at ASPI with research interests in the United Nations and multilateralism, peacekeeping reform, Australia’s engagement in UN peacekeeping, African