Wondering what’s on for the 2017 year? After an eventful first committee meeting prior to the December break, the 2017 calendar events was nutted out and is now in it final stages for publication via our site later this week. Some great events to look out for include our annual Afternoon Teale fundraising High Tea
16 Days: Call to Action – Day 16 – Read and understand the Universal Declaration around Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by
16 Days: Call to Action – Day 15 Start a discussion with your friends around the question “why doesn’t she leave” – see resources attached below. In the meantime, let’s explore that. First and foremost, to answer simply; there are a myriad of reasons that a woman doesn’t ‘just leave’ and IT IS NOT EASY.
Write to your local state MP asking them to provide more affordable housing options for women and children escaping Domestic Violence (List of Local Members Attached below) Did you know Domestic Violence continues to be the number 1 reason for homelessness in Australia. This is also one of many reasons why a woman cannot easily
16 Days; Call to Action – Day 13 There are many faces of Domestic Violence. Today, start a conversation. Stalking and Intimidation ARE forms of Domestic Violence Ok, so a few facts in dealing with stalking and intimidation; This is a CRIME under NSW law Keep records of all incidents Keep evidence including photos (if
16 Days: Call to Action – Day 12 Talk to your children/family/friends on safe use of technology and watch the film Audrie and Daisy . While we are on the topic of technology’s contribution both positively and negatively. We need to ensure we are addressing safe technology use with those around us. If you are local to
16 Days: Call to Action – Day 11 Do a personal audit on your own use of technology. Here is a great Resource AND/OR Like a social media page that works to end Domestic Violence or Violence against Women such as our local one, Carrie’s Place Inc Technology in today’s world is a minefield. As well