Something of a quiet week in the news this week when it comes to reporting on violence against women – so only a brief round-up this week. Remember, if there is something you want to share or promote through the AWAVA website, email us – we read all your emails and will consider all of your suggestions for inclusion.
Be sure to take some time to check out all the upcoming events in the sector – there is a lot coming up in the very near future!
Around the Nation
- The Australian Institute of Criminology™s (AIC) second Trafficking in Persons monitoring report and research paper has been released – see the media release here. Or, read the full report here
- This report in The Age, explores the growing problem of sexual harrassment and virtual abuse that female gamers are subjected to
- National Rural Women’s Conference 2013 call for abstracts closes today, 6 July
- Launch of NUS Safe Events Respectful Clubs and Societies program, in Canberra 10 July – find out more
- The Equality Rights Alliance will be conducting FREE Federal Budget training in Alice Springs 23rd July – click here to learn more and register now!!August
- Homeless Persons Week, running 6 -12 August, recognises that the most common reason clients give for seeking assistance, relates to domestic and family violence
- The Violence Against Women Conference on 7,8, 9 August 2012, in Brisbane www.violenceagainstwomenqld.com.au
- Take action on Peace Day 21 September, and become part of the largest gathering of people in the name of Peace and non violence. Watch the youtube clip here
- The No To Violence conference in November 2012
- Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference in Melbourne, November 2012
- The 7th Womens Health Conference will be held in Sydney in 2013
- Australian Women’s Coalition is calling young women between 18 – 30 years who live, study or work in Auburn, Bankstown, Liverpool or Coffs Harbour NSW, or in Canberra, ACT to be a part of SHOUT! A series of three free workshops will run in each location, complemented by an online network of support and skills-sharing and a local network of participants and AWC member organisations. The workshops will culminate in community events on Harmony Day next year, 21 March 2013. Find out more here