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Life for women living in rural Australia can be isolating. Simple things like meeting new people, sharing ideas and getting inspired can be hard. The brand new Festival of the Rural Woman hopes to change that through an online event connecting women around Australia and sharing their stories. The festival launches today ahead of the UN International Day of Rural Women on October 15. The Wire spoke with some of the women involved about challenging stereotypes and the reality of rural life

ONLINE: Festival Of The Rural Woman

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Monday, October 12 2015
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Featured in storyKerrie Phipps - author of Do Talk To Strangers – How to Connect with AnyoneRebel Black - founder of The Rural Woman and organiser of the Festival of the Rural WomanJennifer Thompson - the Head Story Seeker and founder of Engaging SolutionsCindy Cassidy - CEO of FarmLink Research and recipient of the 2015 RIRDC Rural Women's Award
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