Recent events

Renee Hamilton commences as CEO of National Women’s Safety Alliance

With a wealth of experience in policy and advocacy, primarily in the university sector, Ms Hamilton commences in the key leadership role for the NWSA today, driving the Alliance’s mission to contribute to reducing violence against women and children.

Meeting with Latin American Ambassadors

ANCLAS and the Gender Institute co-hosted a productive discussion with Ambassadors from Latin America on 17/2/2021

The 2020 Budget and Gender Justice

The Australian government budget has been widely criticised for perpetuating gender injustice

Vale Hon Dr Susan Ryan AO

Sad news of the passing of a formidable woman leader and feminist icon, Hon Dr Susan Ryan AO

Vale Nahau Rooney

Sad news of the passing of Hon Nahau Rooney, politician and advocate for women’s rights

Vale Sally Engle Merry

Sad news of the passing of Sally Engle Merry, a long-time friend and colleague of the Gender Institute.

Support found next door for 78 older women

YWCA Canberra has surpassed its goal to support up to 15 older women through its innovative Next Door program by more than 400 per cent in its first year

Domestic and family violence support

We share an update from Sue Webeck, Senior Manager- Respectful Relationships Unit


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