Declaration for the Dignity and Human Rights of Women

The 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions in Salt Lake City commenced with the Women's Assembly. The Parliament of the World's Religions has produced a Declaration for the Dignity and Human Rights of Women. We bring you the declaration along with its preamble and introduction. Readers may sign the Declaration. ... Read more...

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Women in Leadership Forum

Women in Leadership Forum Latrobe University Shepparton Campus and and Greater Shepparton City Council, with support from The Greater Shepparton Women’s Charter Alliance Advisory Committee, will conduct a Women in Leadership Forum at 7pm on Thursday 29 October 2015 at Eastbank Centre, Shepparton. ... Read more...

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Religion and Family Violence – Muslim Women’s View

Religious groups should not be able to promote the belief that men are superior to women if Australia wants to address family violence, an inquiry has heard. The use of religion to justify gender inequality or violence against women has largely been ignored in Australia, Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence heard on Tuesday. The Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights submission to the Royal Commission leaves no stone unturned in examining aspects of violence in CALD communities. ... Read more...

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International Women’s Day – Conversations with Women

International Women’s Day – Conversations with Women

The Ethnic Communities Council of Shepparton and District will host an event “Conversations with Women” celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday, 6 March at Harder Auditorium, GOTAFE, Shepparton.

International Women’s Day has become a time to reflect on progress, to call for change and to celebrate the courage and determination of the women who changed history. In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to proclaim March 8 as UN Day for Women’s Rights and World Peace.

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Faith Communities condemn violence against women

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Media Release: Faith Communities Council of Victoria, 25 November 2011:
On behalf of Victoria’s faith communities, we, the members of the Multifaith Advisory Group (MAG), join together on White Ribbon Day to voice our support for women affected by violence and to unequivocally denounce such violence.

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