Friday, November 20, 2009

16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women in PNG

When: Wednesday December 09 2009 1PM – 2PM
Where: NSW Action Centre, Amnesty International Australia, Level 1, 79 Myrtle Street, Chippendale, NSW

On 9 December, as part of the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence against Women, Amnesty International NSW will be holding a lunchtime talk about violence against women in PNG and the work of Amnesty International and the International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA).

Claire Rowland, IWDA Program Manager, will speak about the current efforts to address violence faced by women in PNG. Amnesty International will outline the Campaign on Stop Violence Against Women in PNG, calling on the Government of PNG to publically commit to financial and other support to organisations providing emergency accommodation and the enforcement of specific domestic violence legislation.

Together we can take action to combat and prevent violence against women in PNG!


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