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Leaving no one behind: delivering justice for all survivors of sexual harassment

UN Women High Level Virtual event (Live Webinar) March 19, 2020 Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner “Thank you … for giving many of us a voice during this inquiry, and I hope that those of us who have spoken out can find comfort in knowing that no matter how small or large your...

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Commemorating one year since the Christchurch mosque attack

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan and Human Rights Commissioner Edward Santow have commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attack. In a joint statement, they said: “The Christchurch massacre was deeply traumatic for New Zealand’s Muslim community. That...

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Is it coming up roses yet? Women in the 21st century

International Women’s Day Lunch Union, University and Schools Club Thank you to the Union, University and Schools Club for inviting me to speak and to Dr Mary Forbes for reaching out to. This is a wonderful event. Full of pride, full of celebration—and full of women and supportive men! Let me begin...

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Sharing the stories of Australian Muslims: Interim findings

Advancing Community Cohesion Conference I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this land, the Dharawal people. I would like to recognise Dharawal elders – past, present and future – and to express my on-going commitment to the protection and promotion of their culture, language and...

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