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Sex ed at the Polo

Sex Ed @ The Polo
26 October 2017 - 7:00pm

What is going on for teens today? Where do they learn about sex and what do they want from relationships… or is that a hook-up… or a hang out?

NFAW annual dinner with guest speaker Virginia Haussegger

Virginia Haussegger
24 October 2017 - 6:30pm

Virginia Haussegger will be guest speaker on October 24 at the National Foundation for Australian Women's annual Canberra dinner at the National Press Club. All welcome.

Giving up the good girl

Feminist Writers Festival
22 October 2017 - 3:00pm

With 2017 the unofficial Year of the Nasty Woman, join us to discuss how expectations for women are changing, how we are challenging and rejecting gender roles, and learning to give up being so damn nice. Hear from three amazing creative women from different fields, about how they and their work have been politicised and criticised – but also applauded.

Indigo foundation Canberra dinner

Indigo Foundation
21 October 2017 - 6:30pm

Please join us for a night of fun and laughter, fine food and fine wine as the sun sets over Canberra.

Mentor breakfast with Ms Linda Burney MP

Women Lawyers Association of the ACT; Linda Burney
20 October 2017 - 7:30am

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to their October Mentor Breakfast with guest speaker Ms Linda Burney MP.

The SDGs & gender equality: from global to the Pacific

Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, UN Women; Miwa Kato, Regional Representative, UN Women Asia and the Pacific; and Aleta Miller, Representative, UN Women
10 October 2017 - 5:30pm

In a free Canberra public lecture, Virginia Haussegger, Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, will facilitate a conversation with UN Women leaders about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and progress underway towards achieving SDG 5 – gender equality and women’s empowerment – by 2030.

Writing life, writing self

Feminist Writers Festival
8 October 2017 - 2:00pm

In this intensive workshop, author and editor Jessica Friedmann shares practical tips and personal advice about life-writing, memoir, and what it means to tell your own story. Draw on your personal experiences to create a well-honed narrative; discuss the personal and political act of writing while female; and explore the practicalities of finessing, editing and pitching personal writing.

New sexes in the city?: current gender challenges and possibilities

Professor Peter Hopkins, Newcastle University; Jacob Thomas, Queen’s Young Leader and Human Rights Advocate; Dr Brady Robards, Monash University; Dr Andrea Waling, La Trobe University; Dr Kirsten McLean, Monash University
5 October 2017 - 12:00pm

This event brings together national and international experts on contemporary gender fluidities. Each panelist will contribute their own insights to changing experiences of gender, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A.

Housing fora for women

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters
19 September 2017 - 6:30pm

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters are holding fora for women who would like to share their thoughts and concerns about housing in the ACT.

Benjamin Law in conversation with Mary Lou Rasmussen

Benjamin Law; Mary Lou Rasmussen, ANU
19 September 2017 - 6:30pm

Benjamin Law and Mary Lou Rasmussen will be in conversation on Benjamin's new Quarterly Essay, Sexuality, Schools and the Media , which asks "Are Australian schools safe?" And if they're not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped school staff and a confected media scandal? Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

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