A desire to embrace our differences; to strive for harmony in this world of terrorism and the absolute must to protect our children...
I am Woman presents a nuanced view of how we could be living our lives in the near future; valuing parenthood, family and paid work, and where we treat one another with respect. A future in which we do things different to the past and perhaps, even in this present. A world where we can thrive to treat each other with greater respect and empathy within this fragile society.
The #Metoo movement has shown us it is time for us to change behaviour and the ways women and men relate to one another. We do have the power to do this and make a positive difference in our world.
It is now time that we question how to work and live, and how to achieve the mythical work-life balance so as contributors to our communities, we can protect and nurture our family in contemporary society.
Anita Selzer's eye-opening journey to discovery shows us in the simplest, even perhaps obvious ways, how we can adjust the perception about success by sharing her experiences of life, love and laughs. The delicate honesty and realness of her narrative is compelling and moving but most of all, it is from the heart of a genuine and talented woman who believes in what we all know yet are trapped in our lives, often too busy or too unwilling to look beyond what is...to what can be...
Anita Selzer is the highly acclaimed author of eleven books in non-fiction for children and adults with an interest in women and history. She has written about Australian sportswomen who achieved at high levels including the Olympics: athletes, basketballers, golfers, hockey players, netballers and swimmers; girls' education in Australia; governors' wives in Australia and the pastoral pioneers of Como House. Before becoming a writer, Anita was a teacher of English and Politics and completed Masters and Doctorate degrees in Education, focusing on gender and history. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies and lives in Melbourne with her family.
Praise for I AM SASHA by Anita Selzer - Based on the experiences of the author's own father and retold using her grandmother's memoir, this extraordinary story remained a family secret until their death. Now author Anita Selzer documents the astounding lengths that her grandmother went to, to protect her family.
'A remarkable act of love by writing.' - Morris Gleitzman
'A compelling reminder of the cruelty of discrimination . . . and a testament to a boy's bravery, sublimating his true identity in the face of ever-present danger.' - Simon French