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Australia’s response to violence against women: progress and pitfalls

Libby Lloyd
30 November 2016 - 5:30pm

Australia’s response to violence against women has been escalating during the 2000s. With this ascending activity are we making effective progress to stop Violence Against Women across our country?

Online/offline: sexual violence, activism, and justice

La Trobe University Law School and the Department of Social Inquiry
25 November 2016 - 4:00pm

Online/offline: sexual violence, activism, and justice draws together leading international and national scholars in the field of sexual violence to examine current practice, progress, and challenges in sexual violence justice and activism.

The law that binds: Religious minority women and gender equality in Bangladesh

Ms. Joyce Das, PhD Candidate, RE&D Group, Crawford School of Public Policy
25 November 2016 - 12:30pm

This final PhD seminar examines the relationship between law and gender for religious minority groups in South Asia.

AWAWS lunchtime talk & discussion: Prof Carole E. Newlands

Prof Carole E. Newlands, University of Colorado
26 October 2016 - 1:00pm

Prof Carole E. Newlands will be giving a short talk on some observations, based on her personal experience and from the US, on the issue that never goes away – combining a career with family.

Science gender equity seminar

Professor Doug Hilton, Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
25 October 2016 - 11:00am

Professor Doug Hilton the Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) will be giving the second Science Gender Equity Seminar for 2016.

The challenge of social democracy: Don Dunstan and women’s rights in 1970s South Australia

Professor Angela Woollacott, Manning Clark Professor of History, School of History, ANU
21 October 2016 - 11:00am

This paper will consider Dunstan’s work towards equality for women, in the context of the Women’s Liberation movement and national reforms.

Ending violence against women: Australia and the region

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13 October 2016 - 9:00am

This seminar will explore current developments in ending violence against women in the Asia-Pacific region and Australia.

Murder, Sex and the Death Penalty in Mid-Twentieth Century Canada: A Preliminary Inquiry

Dr Carolyn Strange, School of History, ANU
12 October 2016 - 4:15pm

The ‘sex criminal’, with the possible exception of ‘the terrorist’, is the most feared and reviled offender of our time, and murders involving sexual violence frequently lead to calls in abolitionist countries for the return of capital punishment.

Gender equality among barristers before the High Court

Professor George Williams AO, UNSW
11 October 2016 - 5:00pm

This seminar examines the extent to which gender equality among barristers before the High Court has been achieved.

Introduction to the SAGE Anthea Swan Pilot

Professor Brian P. Schmidt, ANU Vice-Chancellor
28 September 2016 - 3:00pm

The Vice-Chancellor and Director of Human Resources will provide an introduction to staff and students on the aims of the SAGE pilot.


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