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Pressing for Progress 

Today I participated in an International Women’s Day event with Women’s Health in the West, exploring themes of’ Press for Progress’ and the UN Women theme of ‘Leave no Woman Behind’. I was joined by writer and activist, Kristine Ziwica and Dr Robyn Gregory.  We reflected on "how the #metoo and #timesup movements have demonstrated the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment in recent months.. sharing insights and perspectives on where we go from here, and how [...]

2018-03-07T00:23:56+00:00March 7th, 2018|

IMA Celebrates IWD with the Governor

This morning, the Islamic Museum of Australia  hosted its inaugural International Women's Day Morning Tea, with guest speaker, the Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria. The Governor spoke with candour about the challenges still existing for women with gender parity, domestic violence and misogyny, locally and internationally. With a mix of anecdotal observations and statistics, she also conveyed her recognition of the collateral effect everyday women leaders yield in their efforts to up the [...]

2016-03-17T03:42:22+00:00March 17th, 2016|