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VC’s update – Gender Institute turns six and working together to improve gender equity

Read about ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt's thoughts on the Gender Institute turning six and the work we have ahead to improve gender equality at the University.

Disability groups call for royal commission into violence against people with disability

Women with Disabilities Australia and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) call on the Federal Government to reconsider its recent refusal to conduct a Royal Commission into violence and abuse of people with disability.

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. 

Prosecute; don't perpetrate

Prosecute; don't perpetrate is a campaign that aims to help end impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict.

Fair agenda: Stop sexual assault on campus

"Unfortunately what happened to my child is just one example of a much bigger problem. There needs to be an open conversation about this - we need to keep it on the table until real solutions are found."

New ACT Women’s Plan to look beyond the average

Following the ACT women’s plan 2010-2015, ACT Minister for Women Yvette Berry has outlined the 2016-2026 Women’s Plan, which seeks to understand the experiences of women in the ACT.

Canberra's young women leaders share insights at 2016 She Leads college conference

Some of Canberra's most inspiring young women will share their leadership insights with delegates at the second annual She Leads College Conference.

Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct survey of university students on sexual harassment and assault

The Australian Human Rights Commission will be conducting a nation-wide survey of university students on sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Women's Electoral Lobby calls for parties to get serious on ending domestic violence

Four weeks into the Federal election campaign the Women’s Electoral Lobby has called for the major parties to make ending Australia’s domestic violence a key priority.


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Updated:  7 November 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute