Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville, NSW
Despite the achievements of the women's movement over the past four decades, misogyny remains a persistent force in Western culture. In this important documentary, Thomas Keith, professor of philosophy at California State University-Long Beach, looks specifically at misogyny and sexism in mainstream western media, exploring how negative definitions of femininity and hateful attitudes toward women get constructed and perpetuated at the very heart of popular culture.
Canberra Institute of Technology Function Centre, Constitution Avenue, Reid
A free information session for women in the ACT who want to find out more about health and wellbeing in midlife! Come along to hear women’s health experts discuss menopause, intimacy, sexuality, and emotional and mental health – and more. There will also be an expo of local women’s health services and the opportunity to ask questions in a panel discussion about women’s health.
Afternoon session*: 12 – 2:30pm - Evening session*: 5:30 – 8pm *Same presentations, different times
RSVPs: Please contact the Women’s Centre for Health Matters by COB March 7: email@example.com, (02) 6290 2166
The Stranger's Dinning Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney
VIEW Clubs of Australia invite you to attend our International Women’s Day Luncheon at NSW Parliament House.
We have adopted the 2013 IWD theme – “The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum”. Guest speakers include the Hon. Victor Dominello, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister for Citizenship & Communities; the Hon. Shelley Hancock, Speaker of NSW Legislative Assembly and Dr Lisa O’Brien, CEO, The Smith Family.
Hosted by the National Rural Women's Coalition and Network.
Speakers include Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner; Liz Davenport, Australian fashion designer, manufacturer, and retailer; Maggie Beer will be guest speaker at a gala dinner at Parliament House; ABC radio broadcaster Anne Delaney; and ABC journalist Geraldine Doogue.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, will be launching the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report, Investing in care: Recognising and valuing those who care on Thursday, 31 January 2013 at 10.00am.
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.