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Gender Institute activities 2017

How the personal became political: re-assessing Australia's revolutions in gender and sexuality in the 1970s 2017

This symposium explores events, transformations, policy changes and watershed developments in gender and sexuality in Australia in the 1970s.

Be bold for change: transform your future

To celebrate International Women's Day, Dr Kakenya Ntaiya will visit ANU to deliver a public lecture about her childhood in Kenya and the Kakenya Centre for Excellence, which she founded.

How the personal became political: symposium reflects on the past and considers the future

On the 6th and 7th March the How the Personal Became Political 2-day symposium was held. The symposium was the Gender Institute's Signature Event for 2017 and also celebrated International Women’s Day. 

Gender Institute's 6th birthday bash

We had a great time celebrating our sixth birthday last Friday May 5 and thank all ANU staff and students and our guests beyond the ANU for their enthusiastic participation!

Reproduction and family planning in Australia

A one-day cross-disciplinary symposium for ANU researchers focusing on reproduction and family formation in Australia.

Feminist utopias: past, present, and imagined

In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region? What types of utopias have been conjured in the past? Which promising ones are under...

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

The speakers will discuss the progress on breastfeeding policies and explore how these experiences can be enhanced by efforts to improve gender equality and women’s economic security.

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