Feature Event

Documentary Screening: Sexual Assault – Naming the Unnamed Conspirator

Wed, 31/10/2012 - 18:30

The Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Favesham Street, Marrickville

October is an important month, with the first International Day of the Girl Child taking place yesterday and the Reclaim the Night March happening on the 28th.  Given that this month's focus is on violence and discrimination against women and girls, the Sydney Feminists have decided to screen a powerful new documentary that examines the factors that contribute to a culture of victim-blaming in incidents of sexual assault.

United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 12th Anniversary Celebration

Wed, 31/10/2012 - 17:30

Ground Floor, ACT Legislative Assembly, London Circuit, Canberra

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom invite you to

The United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 - 12th Anniversary Celebration - ON AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY 2012-2018

  • Hear a Specialist Panel discuss UNSCR 1325 in the context of Australia/Asia/Pacific.
  • Engage in a Q&A session to know more about UNSCR 1325.
  • Network with leaders in women’s and peace-building groups and organisations.

12th Anniversary Celebration - United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325

Wed, 31/10/2012 - 17:30

ACT Legislative Assembly, (Ground Floor), London Circuit, Canberra

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom invite you to
the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325
12th Anniversary Celebration

The 2012 Clare Burton Memorial Lecture

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 18:00

The Great Hall, Level 5
UTS Tower Building 1, Broadway, Ultimo

Speakers: Jane Caro and Catherine Fox

Building on Clare Burton's rich legacy, Caro and Fox bring their own particular take on the idea of "For love...". As authors of "The F Word: How we learnt to swear by feminism", their approach blends decades of experience with insights on how it feels to confront the confusing signals about being female at work, at home and in our society.

UN Women Australia Film Night - It's A Girl

Mon, 22/10/2012 - 18:00

National Film & Sound Archive, Canberra

UN Women Australia Canberra Chapter will be hosting a Film Night on 22nd October 2012 at the National Film and Sound Archives from 6pm.

All profits from this event will be directed to the Global Trust Fund to End Violence AgainstWomen (UN Trust Fund).

Childbirth and the Law Forum

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 14:00

Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

Who decides how and where a baby is born? Who bears the risks of childbirth? What role do midwives and doctors have in protecting the unborn baby? What legal rights do women have to choose how they give birth?

Lawyers, women, midwives and doctors discuss these important issues.

Help us stop cuts to Sole Parent Payments!

Tue, 09/10/2012 - 11:00

Lawns, Parliament House, Canberra

The following is from the National Council of Single Mothers and Their Children:

Help us stop cuts to Sole Parent Payments!
Child Poverty is no way to fund a Surplus

Respect the recommendations of not one, but two Parliamentary Committee!

Show your support for and with single mothers on Tuesday 9th October at 11am on the front lawn of Parliament House (look for the women with flowers)

National Council of Women of Australia Triennial Conference

Fri, 05/10/2012 - 09:00

Canberra Rex Hotel

The National Council of Women of Australia is holding its Triennial Conference in Canberra on 5,6 and 7 October 2012 at the Canberra Rex Hotel
We have a great line up of speakers, a day at Parliament House and a day with NCWA business.

Women's Legal Services NSW 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Wed, 26/09/2012 - 18:30

The Harbourside Rooftop, The Museum of Contemporary Art

Women's Legal Services NSW will acknowledge, celebrate and commemorate the achievements of the many staff and volunteers current and past, who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and commitment to advocating for women's rights and representation in the legal system over the last 30 years. At the same time the organisation will launch its Foundation whose purpose will be to provide an ongoing independent source of funding for new initiatives and programs.

The evening will feature guest speaker the Hon Justice Virginia Bell AO, MC Julie McCrossin, and smooth jazz music with a backdrop of fabulous views from the rooftop of the Museum of Contemporary Art.
This will be a night to remember! 

For information: http://www.womenslegalnsw.asn.au/30th-brithday.html
 For ticket purchasing: contactus@wls.org.au
 Or contact the event organiser, Chloe Wyatt: 0422 996 342 chloe@theideasunit.com.au

International GYN Awareness Day

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 09:00


Help GAIN Inc to make International GYN Awareness Day (IGAD) a reality for every corner of the globe.

Get involved, host a:
♥ Community Gathering
♥ Office Party
♥ Morning Tea
♥ Or Other Event


Join the GLOBAL initiative...TAKE ACTION NOW!
1. Sign up to host an event to celebrate women’s GYN health.

2. Download an information pack from the website.

3. Register your event via the website: www.GAIN.org.au