Tag: Women

29 ways to honour Luke Batty – Sign the petition calling for action on family violence

The Coronial Inquest into the death of 11 year old Luke Batty delivered 29 recommendations. The judgement provides an urgent roadmap to transform the family violence system and lives of women and children. The inquest exposed the deeply fragmented and fraught family violence system. The judgement runs for 111 pages to be exact – you… Continue Reading 29 ways to honour Luke Batty – Sign the petition calling for action on family violence

#orangetheworld: End violence against women and girls

From 25 November through 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence aim to raise public awareness and mobilizing people everywhere to bring about change. This year, the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign invites you to “Orange the world,” using the colour designated by the UNiTE campaign to… Continue Reading #orangetheworld: End violence against women and girls

“Domestic violence utterly unacceptable: PM” – SBS News

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull insists domestic violence is very much on his government’s radar as it attempts to overturn “firmly entrenched” victim blaming. Releasing new research to coincide with White Ribbon Day, Mr Turnbull said the death of 78 women so far this year was “utterly unacceptable”. Despite increasing community support to end domestic violence… Continue Reading “Domestic violence utterly unacceptable: PM” – SBS News

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

  The Record – Book Review – Book gives sex-trafficked women a chance to be heard   Sister of Mercy Angela Reed PhD is hoping her ground-breaking book on the lives of 40 trafficked women in the Philippines sex trade will overturn widespread misconceptions about the insidious practice.   Her book, I Have a Voice: Trafficked… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

Fundraising concert this Sunday, 18th October, to support girls’ education in Bangladore

Last Sunday, 11th October, was International Day of the Girl Child, a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.   This coming Sunday, 18 October, you can help Catholic Mission in supporting girls’ education in Bangladore at a special concert by the Walker Trio at Infant Jesus Church in Morley. Tickets are… Continue Reading Fundraising concert this Sunday, 18th October, to support girls’ education in Bangladore

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