University House, Australian National University, Canberra
In March 2012, the Australian Government launched National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security, based on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Civil society organisations made substantial and constructive recommendations through the drafting process.
Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham Street, Marrickville, NSW
Despite the achievements of the women's movement over the past four decades, misogyny remains a persistent force in Western culture. In this important documentary, Thomas Keith, professor of philosophy at California State University-Long Beach, looks specifically at misogyny and sexism in mainstream western media, exploring how negative definitions of femininity and hateful attitudes toward women get constructed and perpetuated at the very heart of popular culture.
In the lead up to the upcoming Federal Election, ACLW will be running a Panel commencing on 22 March 13 to explore a range of issues that concern women who are disadvantaged in the Australian community. The Panel is still open to women who represent an organisation that assists women who are disadvantaged in the Australian community.