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Women and welfare in colonial Victoria

Chair: Rosemary Francis, MELB; Panellists: Nell Musgrove, ACU; Charlie Farrugia, PROV; Nikki Henningham, CEO, AWAP
8 March 2017 - 1:00pm

The Public Record Office of Victoria, in conjunction with the Victorian Australian Women’s Archive Project Committee will host a panel discussion on examining women and welfare in Victoria.

Antarctica: 76 female scientists at the end of the earth

Nina McLean, van de Pol Group, EEG, RSB
7 March 2017 - 1:00pm

If a trip to the southern tip of the world doesn’t teach you some life lessons, then I don’t know what will!

Addressing gender-based violence at the community level: the role of urban village courts in PNG

Fiona Hukula, Senior Research Fellow & Program Leader of the Building Safer Communities Program at the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute
7 December 2016 - 11:30am

Drawing on ongoing fieldwork in three Port Moresby Village Courts, Fiona Hukula considers the role of the Village Court in implementing the Family Protection Act.

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.


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