Boldly speaking out

The theme of Wednesday’s International Women’s Day was #BeBoldForChange and 22 women from culturally diverse communities took up that challenge by speaking of their personal experience of family violence.

The boldness of the everyday

Moderator Sharon Hollis told an International Women’s Day lunch that women were engaging in bold acts every day to change the world but they weren’t necessarily the ones being publicly celebrated.

Why, why, why?

FRIDAY FORUM YOUR VIEWS ON THE NEWS This week we celebrated International Women’s Day – the theme being Pledge for Parity. And if women were looking for parity in the news, they certainly achieved it.

March 8 unites women globally

By Penny Mulvey in Ho Chi Minh City “Happy women’s day!” was the warm greeting I received as I appeared for breakfast.

Kicking goals for ReGen

Tilly Lucas-Rodd from St Kilda Sharks evades a tackle Women who seek alcohol and other drug (AOD) services often encounter severe barriers and discrimination that negatively impact their recovery process.

International Women’s Day

“… For it is shameful for a woman to speak in church.” 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 The theme for International Women’s Day 2016 is ‘Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality’.

Challenging bias

PENNY MULVEY International Women’s Day (IWD), held on 8 March for the past 105 years, had its origins at an international conference of socialist women held in Copenhagen in 1910, which had, as its foremost aim, internat

Women united

Women from around Australia gathered in Sydney last September to “Share the Deeper Story” at the Uniting Church of Australia women’s conference (pictured).

Time to listen

“Family violence is an area where – bizarrely – government organisations don’t necessarily seek the counsel of those who understand what is happening at the coalface – those who know what it is for a woman to be in an ab