International Women Day 2018 protests across the world as women push for progress


(ABC TODAY) The great thing about International Women’s Day is that is shines a light on institutional sexism is all sorts of areas.

Culture – both high and low – remains hugely dominated by men, and nowhere is that more evident that in the classical music sphere. Which is why it’s great to see movement by some institutions to address the glaring inequality.

Music college Trinity Laban has used International Women’s Day to pledgs that music by women – past and present and across many genres – will make up more than half of its concert programmes in 2018/19 academic year. (ABC TODAY)