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Solicitor Advocates for Change
Solicitor Advocates for Change

 Carolyn Ford 21 Aug 2018

Solicitors are to be invited to join Justice Chris Maxwell's gender equity campaign...

 

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Taking legal services to communities
Taking legal services to communities

 Karin Derkley 13 Jul 2018

Bringing together Aboriginal women for a day of pampering and activities is how Djirra, formerly the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service Victoria, gets its message out about its legal services...

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Homelessness and women
Homelessness and women

 Vanessa Shambrook 02 Jul 2018

One of the main reasons women are at risk is related to gender-based economic and financial inequality...

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Resilience building key for lawyers
Resilience building key for lawyers

 Elena Tsalanidis and Vanessa Shambrook 01 Jun 2018

In a demanding and stressful profession it is important to create a positive environment. This year wellbeing and resilience building is a key part of the Victorian Women Lawyers (VWL) agenda...

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Lawyers hear horror stories
Lawyers hear horror stories

 Carolyn Ford 25 May 2018

Tracey Spicer spoke at the LIV Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial lunch of the "toxic misogyny and masculinity" rife in Australia's workplaces and the NOW Australia campaign that has been launched to support its victims...

 

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Find confidence to just jump in, women told
Find confidence to just jump in, women told

 Karin Derkley 17 May 2018

Women need to have faith in opportunities when they arise "and just jump in", says a speaker at this Wednesday's Women in Leadership conference Anna Svenson...

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Lawyers say #MeToo
Lawyers say #MeToo

 Karin Derkley 10 May 2018

"Gobsmackingly bad" cases of sexual harassment are rife in the law and other professions, and journalists are working towards making them public...

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New super chair to fight for members’ interests
New super chair to fight for members’ interests

 Karin Derkley 03 Apr 2018

Legalsuper chair Kirsten Mander is concerned about the low caps on super contributions which disadvantage women...

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Game changers to come
Game changers to come

 Molina Asthana 03 Apr 2018

Despite increased participation of women in sport, inequality remains in pay, conditions, recognition and media attention...

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Spiral of circumstances sends women to prison
Spiral of circumstances sends women to prison

 Karin Derkley 08 Mar 2018

Almost every woman in Victoria’s prisons has a background of poverty, disadvantage and gendered violence, a conference heard this week...

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Year of human rights achievements for HRLC
Year of human rights achievements for HRLC

 Karin Derkley 17 Jan 2018

The launch of a campaign to end strip searching of women in prison is one of dozens documented by the Human Rights Legal Centre in its Annual Report...

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Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships
Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships

 Jasmin Dhillon 03 Oct 2017

Jan Chisholm, CEO of the Women’s Foundation spoke with LIV Young Lawyers about its health-justice partnership initiative to address family violence issues...

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Indigenous prison crisis under investigation
Indigenous prison crisis under investigation

 ALRC 01 Jul 2017

Alarming rates of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women will be a focus of the inquiry. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people constitute only 2 per cent...

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LIV welcomes budget measures to reduce family violence
LIV welcomes budget measures to reduce family violence

 LIV Media 04 May 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria today welcomed the measures outlined by the Victorian Government in the State Budget to tackle family violence and improve court infrastructure and services...

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Champion of change
Champion of change

 Carolyn Ford 01 May 2017

Court of Appeal president Justice Chris Maxwell is shocked by the numbers that tell a sorry tale for women in the law. Damning new data from Victoria’s Court of Appeal illustrates...

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