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YoungNCWVic member Lucky Giirre to speak at the House of Lords

Lucky who spoke at My Vote My Voice 2016 is now at the University of London on a Chevening Scholarship part way through a Master of Laws Program in the School of Oriental and African Studies. Lucky has just finished … Continue reading

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Year 10 Heidelberg Students researching Gender Equality

Anna, Beth and Lauren are students in Year 10 from Our Lady of Mercy College who have been conducting research for a project on the issue of Gender Equality. They decided to conduct a series of interviews to consider what … Continue reading

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My Vote My Voice 2017: Women in Local Democracy – towards gender equality

My Vote My Voice: Women in Local Democracy – towards gender equality, will be held in the Victorian Parliament on Friday 1 September 2017, 8:30 am – 12 noon National Council of Women, Victoria conduct this event annually. The theme … Continue reading

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Interfaith Model Seder for Women – A celebration of the Jewish Festival of Passover

Being interested in Jewish culture and history for a long time, I joined in a celebration of the Jewish festival of Passover held by National Council of Jewish Women Australia on 27 March 2017. A Passover Seder is a commemoration … Continue reading

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My first experience of a Parliamentary Advocacy Day

It was a great honor to be invited by the NCWA President Barbara Baikie to attend the Annual Parliamentary Advocacy Day organized by Equality Rights Alliance(ERA). ERA is Australia’s largest network advocating for women’s equality, women’s leadership and recognition of … Continue reading

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Free To Be

All girls have the right to feel safe in the city. Free to Be is a campaign that lets young women share their experiences of Melbourne. Places you love, places you avoid, places you feel safe and those that could … Continue reading

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Girls are our future! Young women leading discussion at October NCWV meeting. And well done Victoria Waid!

(Photo 1:Group at October 2016 NCWV Council meeting  Joan Baden Powell, Sarah Morgan, Pam Hammond, Ruchira Kakkad, Victoria Waid, President Janene Blanchfield Brown, Gauri Kapoor and Tenille Gilbert) Photo 2: Joan Baden Powell (NCWV delegate for Girl Guide Victoria) with Victoria … Continue reading

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