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Canberra’s Peace Bell Rings to Mark Nuclear Ban Treaty

Canberra’s Peace Bell Rings to Mark Nuclear Ban Treaty

On Saturday 23rd January the Peace Bell rang out across the Nara Peace Park as the Canberra community joined with members of the international diplomatic community and ACT politicians to celebrate the nuclear weapons ban treaty. The UN Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear...

A Scrutiny of Adelaide Women’s Prison – Thursday 28 January

A Scrutiny of Adelaide Women’s Prison – Thursday 28 January

Join with WILPF SA and make change happen. Hear reports from speakers Tabitha Lean and Aunty Pat Waria-Read about the conditions that women experience in the prison, followed by a discussion of strategies and activities that women’s organisations could carry out to...

WILPF across Australia celebrates the Entry Into Force of the Treaty

WILPF across Australia celebrates the Entry Into Force of the Treaty

On 22 January, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) comes into force! WILPF is raising its voice through celebrations initiated across three Branches and more. Join one of the events to help mark this momentous occasion. WILPF Australia - 22...

WILPF Women Working for Peace—Margaret Reynolds

WILPF Women Working for Peace—Margaret Reynolds

WILPF member and former Senator Margaret Reynolds honours the 2020 centenary of WILPF Tasmania – and shares her own story of working for peace.   Congratulations to you all on this very special occasion as we celebrate 100 years of Tasmanian women campaigning for...

Why the urgency of COVID-19 threatens to silence women

Why the urgency of COVID-19 threatens to silence women

In the best of times, Australian women perform almost double the amount of time on caring duties compared to men. So what happens in today’s difficult times? Yasmin Poole, WILPF’s 2020 Asia Pacific Youth Representative to the United Nations Commission on the Status of...

Celebrate WILPF Tasmania Centenary and Human Rights Week

Celebrate WILPF Tasmania Centenary and Human Rights Week

Join WILPF Tasmania on 4 December for A Soup and Sandwich Luncheon to celebrate the Centenary of the Tasmanian Branch of WILPF Australia - and also Human Rights Week. Our Special Guest Speaker will be Professor MARGARET REYNOLDS. As a young Townsville mother in 1970,...

WILPF Australia Women, Peace and Security 2020 Webinar Series

WILPF Australia Women, Peace and Security 2020 Webinar Series

WILPF Australia presents this thought-provoking webinar series to build understanding and awareness of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, and to help inform discussion​ and action on how to promote and support women's meaningful participation in building...

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