Iran: Proposed laws reduce women to ‘baby making machines’

article lifted from: Amnesty International Iran: Proposed Laws reduce women to 'baby making machines' Women in Iran could face significant restrictions on their use of contraceptives and be further excluded from the labour market unless they have had a child, if two proposed laws are approved, says a new report by Amnesty International published today. You Shall Procreate: Attacks on women’s sexual and reproductive rights in Iran details the extreme lengths the Iranian authorities are going to in order to encourage repeated childbearing in a misguided attempt to boost the country’s declining population figures.…Read more
International Women’s Day 2015

International Women’s Day 2015

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights" - Gloria Steinem JERA International is partnering with Casa Cultura, the boîte and Cantoalma for a unique event in Melbourne to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March 2015. Join us in this celebration and enjoy a wonderful evening of music. International Women’s Day is a celebration of women – women in all their diversity and wonder. It is a day when women are…Read more

Application for NGO Delegates to CSW59

Australian Delegation to the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Call for NGO Delegate Applications Applications close 11:59pm 2 November 2014   The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is seeking applications from interested individuals and representatives of non-government organisations to be included on the official Australian Government delegation to the 59th session of the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) to be held from 9-20 March 2015.   Whilst all applicants will be assessed based on their individual merits, in…Read more

VACANCY: Governance Manager, CARE PNG

Due to a new position being created in Papua New Guinea CO, the following position has been posted on the CARE Australia Website. Please note, this role is being readvertised. All previous applications will be considered and do not need to reapply. Title: Governance Manager Department: International Operations Location: Papua New Guinea Position reports to: ICDP Program Manager Position Type: Fixed Term Preferred start date: May 2014 CARE PNG has developed an Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP) aiming to ensure the most economically, socially and politically marginalised people, living within extremely disadvantage districts…Read more

VACANCY: Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health Manager – CARE PNG

Title:   Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health Manager Country Office:   Papua New Guinea Location:   Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province Position reports to:   Assistant Country Director Programs Position Type:   Fixed term CARE PNG currently has two projects focused on Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health (SRMH): the Maternal and Infant Health (MIH) Project in Eastern Highlands Province; and the Youth SRH (KTA) Project in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (AROB). The goal of the KTA project is to improve the sexual and reproductive health of young people in target locations of Bougainville by training and capacity building…Read more