- Published: 22 August 2012
The VMWS invites you to submit your poster for inclusion in our upcoming event, 'Canapés for a Cause: Refugee Health and Human Rights', for a poster display about local human rights projects that are currently being conducted or have been conducted in the past. Your contribution will be highly regarded.
- Published: 22 August 2012
The VMWS invites you to join us for our Canapés for a Cause Event to hear about the human rights, mental and physical health issues of refugees including asylum seekers from an expert panel of presenters. We will also be featuring a poster display of great local human rights projects led by women!
Assoc Professor Bebe Loff, Director of The Michael Kirby Centre for Public Health & Human Rights
Professor Louise Newman, Convenor of the Alliance of Health Professionals for Asylum seekers
Dr Mikhaila Lazanyi, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Trainee , The Royal Women's Hospital
VMWS members: Invite your mentor as a gesture of gratitude. Email us your mentor’s name & details with your RSVP!
27th September 2012, arrive 6:30pm for a 7pm start. St Vincent's Hospital, 11th Floor Boardroom, Inpatient Services Building.
Free for members | Free for VMWS mentors | $35 for non-members
If you’re not a member, join online at afmw.org.au/vic
Payment by EFT by 21/09/12: BSB 033 089 Account: 297664
Include initials and surname in transfer details & date of transfer in RSVP
- Published: 20 August 2012
AWAVA, the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance, and NATSIWA, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance, two of the six Commonwealth-funded National Women’s Alliances, coordinated the non-government organisations’ response to the CEDAW Committee’s 2010 Interim recommendations. See below for more information on AWAVA and NATSIWA.
In its 2010 review of Australia, the CEDAW Committee asked the Australian Government to report back in 2012 about actions taken to implement the Committee’s recommendations on violence against women, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, read more about CEDAW and the process for producing the report here:
- Published: 04 July 2012
The Victorian Medical Women’s Society cordially invites you to:
The 2012 Lyceum Luncheon
24th of July 2012
11:45am registration for 12 noon start
Concluding at 2pm
with guest speaker medical oncologist and award-winning author Dr Ranjana Srivastava with “How I Became A Writer and Other Stories”
Dr. Ranjana Srivastava is a Fulbright scholar, medical oncologist and general physician. Sheis also an award-winning author and social commentator. She writes regularly for the Age, the Week and the New England Journal of Medicine and has started her most recent job as a popular health columnist for the Melbourne Magazine, where she discusses medicine and society. Ranjana is married with three young children.
In this lunchtime talk, Ranjana traces the journey of her writing career and the inspirations behind her work. She discusses the dilemmas in discussing real patients and the lessons learned from writing about them. She offers insight into the challenges of publishing and some practical tips for the aspiring writer. Ranjana will share some excerpts from her writing to bring the topic alive.
Smart casual dress
A light luncheon will be served
This event is free for all members
$35 for non-members
Door Prize: “Car for the Weekend” drive package from AVBS
Proudly sponsored by Australasian Vehicle Buying Service (AVBS)
- Published: 25 June 2012
DR GYTHA BETHERAS
The recipient of the Constance Stone Award for 2011 was Dr Gytha Betheras , a pioneer in family planning and sexual counselling who began her career in obstetrics and gynaecology in the late 1950s and is a former president of the Royal Women's Hospital.
Read more about Dr Betheras at: http://www.thewomens.org.au/Gytha