Put Your Voting Glasses On is a candidates forum... with a twist. This is your opportunity to ask candidates the questions that matter to you in a speed campaigning format. So, come along and get your voting glasses on.
Women in Afghanistan have achieved significant human rights gains since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. But right now we need to stand alongside women’s rights advocates against the threat of losing these hard-won rights.
The NSW Women's Network invites you to a fundraising dinner for Hazara Women of Australia. Come along to African Feeling, Thursday 25th of July from 6:30pm, for good food, drinks, company and a great cause. All profits from the night will go towards Hazara Women of Australia and their efforts to support Bamyan School in Afghanistan.
On the night we will also hear from two inspiring Afghan women, Najeeba Wazefadost, President of Hazara Women of Australia, and Mahboba Rawi, founder of Mahboba's promise.
Celebrate young women's leadership with the launch of She Leads - a gender responsive Diploma of Management course for young women
Elizabeth Broderick (Sex Discrimination Commissioner) and Susan Brennan (World YWCA Vice President) will discuss the challenges and opportunities for young women pursuing leadership goals in their workplace and community.
Join us after for networking over drinks and canapés.
Freda Bage Common Room The Women’s College, College Road, St. Lucia QLD (Brisbane)
The aim of this forum is: to raise the profile of this key issue and to facilitate a discussion about the changes required to ensure women and girls have equal access to the benefits of education and training; to apply a gender lens to the changes taking place in this sector and their impact on women;-record the outcomes and to ensure they are fed back into the federal government.
LEVEL 1, RYDGES, LAKESIDE, LONDON CIRCUIT, CANBERRA ACT
The Australian Migrant and Refugee Women's Alliance (AMaRWA) has identified violence against CALD women as being an issue of national concern. AMaRWA is holding the first ever National Conference "STAND UP! Eliminating all Forms of Violence Against Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Women", to bring together experts, academics, immigrant and refugee women, NGOs and other service providers to develop a national plan for ending the violence and breaking the cycle.
The conference runs from the 29th of April until the 30th. For more information, call 6257 1002.
QV Square (located in QV Building Level 2),Corner Swanston and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne
The inaugural Moasaic Festival is about celebrating women in multicultural Victoria.
There will be music, dance, roving entertainment, food, an interactive marketplace, traditional ceremonies and a fashion parade.
“A mosaic is a collection of pieces that are different colours, shapes and sizes, buttogether form a complete picture. Mosaic Festival is about multicultural womencoming together to form a single picture of our society”
University House, Australian National University, Canberra
In March 2012, the Australian Government launched National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security, based on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Civil society organisations made substantial and constructive recommendations through the drafting process.
For the second year running, TEDxCanberra will host a satellite event with TED's TEDWomen on the afternoon of Friday 6 December. We're expanding this year to include live presenters of our own.
One of many TEDxWomen events held around the world, TEDxCanberraWomen includes a session from the TEDWomen event on screen, as well as a session of Canberra women talking about their work and passions.
TEDxCanberraWomen is a great opportunity to share ideas with a diverse group of women (and men). If you’re looking for a stimulating afternoon of learning and sharing in a respectful and inclusive environment, then TEDxCanberraWomen is for you!
Please check our site for information on sessions and speakers, and registration, which will go live on 21 November.