INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020-2021

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International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality.  Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is… Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020-2021

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Eliminate Violence towards Women

The Shadow Pandemic Since the outbreak of COVID-19, emerging data and reports from those on the front lines, have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified. This is the Shadow Pandemic growing amidst the COVID-19 crisis and we need a global collective effort to stop it. As… Continue reading INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

CONTRAPOWER: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN ACADEMIA

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A recent report on sexual harassment in Australian academia reveals the need for more research into the continued misuses of power. The Australian Women’s History Network’s (AWHN) recent report on sexual harassment and discrimination in Australian academia reveals the need for more research into the continued misuses and abuses of power in the academy. The findings of… Continue reading CONTRAPOWER: SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN ACADEMIA