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30 Sep 2012

THE WRAP #2

Welcome to our second edition of the WRAP. The Australian Human Rights Commission has published a report following the study tour undertaken by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women earlier this year. It was a great opportunity to be part of the conversation and we’ve still …

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30 Sep 2012

Honouring the lives of migrant women

How often do we pay tribute to the immigrant and refugee women who came to Australia in the mass migration of the post-war period? These women – for many of us, our mothers or our grandmothers – have left such a clear imprint on our …

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30 Sep 2012

The good, the bad and the silent

The fact that Victorian police attended more than 50,000 family violence incidents in 2011 – 2012 is no cause for celebration. But, according to their Annual Report, the dramatic rise of 43.3% in the number of reported family violence related assaults should actually be seen …

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30 Sep 2012

60 seconds with Elizabeth Mazeyko

59, mother of 2, grandmother of 4 and bilingual health educator If you had a magic wand what would you use it for?   I’d like to empower women and build up their self-esteem, so that they don’t feel like second class citizens just because …

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30 Aug 2012

WRAP #1: Welcome to the first edition

Drum roll please … We’d like to introduce you to our very first WRAP.  If you’ve ever had the feeling there was something missing in the world of commentary but couldn’t quite put your finger on it, then here’s a clue: the WRAP is the first …

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