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Australia supports human rights action for women, girls
Friday, 01 August 2014 14:22

At the recent Girl Summit 2014 held in London, Australia signed the Charter to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage.

 
Signed pay authorisations to be phased out
Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:27

Retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) together with the Industry Security Initiative is encouraging cardholders to be prepared for ‘no PIN, no pay’ when PIN officially becomes the main form of card payment authorisation in Australia.

 
Police urge women to remain vigilant after spate of indecent assaults
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:20

Police are urging women in the Northern Beaches area to be mindful of their own safety after four women were indecently assaulted.

 
Baby bonus blues ahead for mothers
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:18

Young mothers who are not in the paid workforce or are marginally employed will be significantly disadvantaged by the removal of the baby bonus.

 
Research finds fewer young women are obese
Monday, 28 July 2014 14:13

Deakin University research has revealed that fewer young Australian women are likely to be obese.

 
Support charity by reducing stress
Friday, 25 July 2014 09:51

altStress Down Day is a fun and easy initiative to reduce stress and raise awareness for Lifeline.

 
Vaccine pilot to protect mums with bubs
Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:52

A vaccination program for pregnant women will help protect their newborn babies from deadly whooping cough as part of the Queensland Government’s new immunisation strategy.

 
Plan to reduce violence against women, children
Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:41

Northern Territory Minister for Women’s Policy Bess Price recently visited Sydney to attend the launch of the second phase of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

 
SA chiefs for gender equity leading empowerment of women
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 16:16

South Australia’s Chiefs for Gender Equity (the Chiefs) are a group of state based business people who, in conjunction with the South Australian Equal Opportunity Commissioner, Anne Gale, recognise the case for gender equity.

 
Early childhood learning report pushes for affordability
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:35

altThe Productivity Commission has released its draft inquiry report on Childcare and Early Childhood Learning.

 
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