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A special population with unique treatment needs: dominant representations of women’s substance use and their effects

Dr Fiona Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Canada
24 July 2014 - 12:30pm

Speakers abstract: A number of epidemiological and clinical studies suggest that the lack of ‘gender sensitive’ drug treatment services for women represents a pressing social problem, second only to the problem of women’s substance use itself.

Intersectionality the incidence of violence against women with disabilities

Domestic Violence Prevention Council 2014 seminar series
24 June 2014 - 2:00pm

This Seminar will enable community members, service practitioners, academics and researchers, to share their expertise and contribute to discussion about the effects of the intersection of gender and disability discrimination on the incidence and nature of violence against women with disabilities, and how the Domestic Violence Prevention Council (DVPC) can improve responses.

Research, careers, families: can we do it better?

26 May 2014 - 12:00pm

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is launching a new Research Equity Fellowship for UTS staff whose careers have been significantly impacted by carer responsibilities.

Developing indicators of gender equity in Pacific economies: working from the bottom up

20 May 2014 - 3:00pm

Presented by Katerine Gibson, Michelle Carnegie and Katharine McKinnon: This paper applies a broad conception of what constitutes an economy in the process of engaging communities in developing indicators of gender equity.

Women, work and the economy: a business case

The United Nations Association of Australia (Victorian Division)
25 March 2014 - 1:30pm

Presented by The United Nations Association of Australia (Victorian Division), this seminar seeks to highlight the business case for gender equity in the workplace and more generally for women’s participation in the economy.

On the relative status of women in academic economics

Professor Karen Mumford, University of York
12 December 2013 - 5:30pm

Karen Mumford, Professor of Economics at the University of York, will explore the relative position of women in academic economics.

The ethical implications of gendered toy marketing

Dr Emma Rush, Charles Sturt University
20 November 2013 - 4:30pm

Abstract: This paper is still very much a work-in-progress. It is essentially my part of a longer co-authored article with Cordelia Fine. Many children’s toys are marketed in highly gendered ways.

The Marriage Equality Act

14 November 2013 - 9:00am

The Centre for International & Public Law, ANU College of Law, are hosting a Public Seminar to mark the enactment of the Marriage Equality Act by the ACT Legislative Assembly.

Leaks in the pipeline: separating demographic inertia from ongoing gender differences in academia

2013 Gender Institute Seminar Series
4 November 2013 - 4:00pm

The fifth seminar in the 2013 Gender Institute Seminar Series, Women in Academia, will be presented by Dr. Allison Shaw and Dr. Daniel Stanton of the Research School of Biology, ANU.


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