Women and children

Film: Burma videos from civilians

Event Date: 
Sun, 27/09/2009 - 18:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Though risking torture and life in jail, courageous young citizens of Burma insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country using small handycams. Burma Campaign Australia.

  • When: Sunday 27 September, 6pm.

Refugee camp in your city!

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2009 (All day) - Thu, 15/10/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

A 1000 square-metre replica camp in the Treasury Gardens will give people the chance to walk into a camp site modelled on refugee camps in countries such as Chad and Sudan.

Rally: End the war on Afghanistan!

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

A collection of groups demanding troops to be brought home, refugee status for asylum seekers, genuine civilian based reconstruction aid and funding for independent Afghan women's rights groups!

  • When: Saturday 10 October, 12pm
  • Where: City Square 

The rally will be followed by a march to the Victoria Army Barracks

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

Exhibition: Remembering Pine Gap

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/09/2009 (All day) - Thu, 24/09/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Sydney

An exhibition of banners, posters, photographs and archival material from the Women’s Peace Camp at Pine Gap in 1983 will be on display at NSW Parliament House.

 

Note: The Jessie Street National Women’s Library, which holds this collection, would like to contact anyone interested, especially women who were there in 1983.

  • When: Tuesd

MAPW fundraiser with pianist Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2009 - 14:30 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Our Canberra member and accomplished pianist Dr Robert Schmidli will be performing again in two MAPW fundraisers in Victoria.

The Melbourne concert will take place:

  • Sunday 4 October at Chrysalis Gallery, 179 Gipps St, East Melbourne,
    2.30-4.30pm. 

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata

Forum: West Papua - the costs of militarism

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/08/2009 - 18:00 - 20:00
Location: 
Melbourne

We will be joined by Septer Manufandu, who has worked on human rights, and as a forestry graduate, the environment.

Informal meal from 6pm. Contact nancy [dot] atkin [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8344 1637 for bookings.

Afghanistan event: lunch

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/06/2009 - 12:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Castlemaine

Afghanistan lunch

Speakers:

Consultations on women, peace & security

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/06/2009 - 00:30 - 12:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPFi) is conducting research and consulting widely on ideas for developing an Australian National Action Plan to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

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