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Episode 9: Deborah Small

Episode 9: Deborah Small

Episode 9 is the last of Brazen's first season. It's with Deborah Small. Deborah Small is a New York lawyer and social justice activist. She founded the organisation Break the Chains, aimed at reducing the harms caused by drugs - and also drug policy around drugs - especially on communities of colour. 
Episode 8: Dame Margaret Sparrow

Episode 8: Dame Margaret Sparrow

Episode 8 is with Dame Margaret Sparrow. Dame Margaret has been at the forefront of the abortion reform battle in New Zealand since it began. She fought for it when it was first introduced back in the mid 70s, was the head of the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand for 32 years between 1975 and 2011, and was still fighting for it right up until it was removed from the crimes act in March this year.   She’s also been a sex ed teacher, an author and even gave the snip to an uncle of one of the Brazen team! 
Episode 7: Laura Clarke

Episode 7: Laura Clarke

Episode 7 is with British High Commissioner to New Zealand, Laura Clarke. Laura made headlines when, in her official role, she made an expression of regret for the Māori killed when Captain Cook arrived in Aotearoa. She's also one of the youngest High Commissioners New Zealand has ever had, she's Cambridge educated and a remarkable person. Despite all these things, she still gets mansplained to a lot.

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