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Tag: Women

Stacey June talks female empowerment in new book ‘Single Pringle’

Dedicated to the curious girls who want to wipe their slates clean, Stacey June’s new book Single Pringle is a one-stop-shop for learning to love yourself. Known for her successful brand The Thinkergirls,...

Shawls save lives: Encouraging Aboriginal women to get checked for breast cancer

Aboriginal women can get checked for breast cancer in style and safety, thanks to culturally appropriate shawls designed by a local artist.

Great Ydeas bring sexual assault, menstruation stigma into spotlight

Nine Canberra women have been chosen as the recipients of the 2021 YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas grants, providing them the opportunity to pursue their passions and improve the community.

Take 5: Rae Knopik, ‘Great Ydeas’ grant recipient

Connecting Canberra women and celebrating their unique differences has always been a passion for Rae Knopik. The founder of The CBR Gals Network was one of nine women recognised and celebrated for...

Another year for Great Ydeas: Canberra women celebrated

Nine Canberra women have been recognised for their Great Ydeas at the Great Ydeas Innovation Breakfast yesterday morning, 29 April, receiving a grant to help make their dreams a reality.

New project supports middle-aged ACT women to avoid risky alcohol use

A project to discourage “risky levels” of drinking amongst middle-aged ACT women launches this week, using an online tool to intervene.

ACT establishes sexual assault working group

A working group launched today will respond to sexual assault in the ACT. "It is time to put survivors at the centre," said ACT Minister for Women, Yvette Berry.

‘It’s not just me’: 2021 ACT Woman of the Year praises her allies

During a pandemic, and while working to support her husband and two teenage children who are studying on student visas, 2021 ACT Woman of the Year, Sonam Choden, fought for secure jobs and fair wages for women employed as essential workers.

ANU study: Indigenous women left behind in cervical cancer elimination

Australia is tracking to become one of the first countries to eliminate cervical cancer, but Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women will miss out unless we act urgently to change this, according to a new study.

New charity house to deliver significant community benefit

A new charity house project in Strathnairn is set to deliver significant community benefit while providing a platform to promote women in the construction sector. Designed, built and sold entirely by women, the...

Canberra Women’s Liberation prepares to march half a century since its first steps

While the plans for tomorrow’s march took flight on Twitter, from 1970 to 1976 the Canberra Women’s Liberation Group spread its roots with telephone trees and a printed monthly newsletter.

The Women Empowerment Project: The Gender Super Gap

The Women Empowerment Project: The Gender Super Gap, Greenwich Village, Campbell. Photos Denholm Samaras.
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