Archive for November, 2016

14, Nov

Sr. Cecilia Suwannee Phetpanomporn, a Thai Chinese Sister of the Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea, began working with refugees in Thailand in 2001 as a volunteer and now is full-time with the Catholic Office for Emergency Relief and Refugees (COERR).

8, Nov

November 25 is the start of the United Nations-declared 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, finishing on December 10 – Human Rights Day. The theme this year is: ‘From peace in the home to peace in the world: make education safe for all!’   The campaign looks at the different forms of violence […]

2, Nov

The Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) has been released.  This Report provides a detailed account of the delegation’s participation at CSW60. The UN Commission on the Status of Women aims to advance gender equality and the rights of women…. […]