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What's In Your Handbag?

Rectangular black straw bag with fabric lining.

Contents:

Black leather wallet with $35 in notes, $8 in coins, many cards, my bus pass, joycam photo of my cat.

Snickers world cup 98 keyring with keys to my house and mum's.

Half-full pack of benson & hedges medium.

Blue bic lighter.

Nokia 3310 in magenta case with pink keys and a butterfly logo.

Berry blistex, covergirl lipslicks in "daring", bodyshop blotting papers, black fine toothed comb.

Copy of "The CEO of the sofa" by PJ O'Rourke.

Black glasses case with red Mambo logo (metallic purple glasses are on my face)

Why International Women's Day

Because millions of women throughout the world live in conditions of abject deprivation of, and attacks against, their fundamental human rights for no other reason than that they are women.Because millions of women throughout the world are treated as property, not as human beings.Because for millions of women their dress, work, appearance, who they socialise with, who they have an intimate relationship with, their reproductive choices, and sexuality are all subject to control by family/community/the state.Because girls are still subjected to female genital mutilation.Because women are still forced into marriage against their wishes.Because millions of women throughout the world live in conditions of abject deprivation of, and attacks against, their fundamental human rights for no other reason than that they are women.Because John Howard opposes the ACT's new legislation that allows people in same sex relationships to adopt children. He thinks that children should be brought up by …