WGEA New Pay Equity Campaign

  MEDIA RELEASE  30th September 2014  It’s an incredible fact, but research shows that when CEOs have a daughter, the pay gap shrinks in their organization! So economic Security4Women (eS4W) is a proud supporter of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) new pay equity campaign featuring ‘Daughter Water’ a magical potion designed to help CEO’s conceive baby girls. “If a quirky conversation starter like ‘Daughter Water’ is needed to bring the gender pay gap, and its causes and consequences, out into the open, then I am all for it” said Sandra Cook, Chair…Read more

ISIS International Newsletter – 20 Years after Beijing

  an Isis International e-newsletter, offers news, information and commentary on women’s activism and rights around the globe Isis International takes its name from Isis, an ancient mother goddess, who symbolizes creativity, knowledge and women’s power. Our logo is the symbol of women open to give and receive knowledge, creativity and empowerment.   20 years after Beijing Feminists and women activists prepare for the Beijing+20 Asia-Pacific review   The 3rd Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, August 18-30, 2014 Women continue to lobby and push governments for full…Read more

Call for Application to Asia Pacific Beijing+20 Civil Society Forum

On 14-16 November, 2014, Asia Pacific civil society organisations (CSOs) will gather in Bangkok, Thailand to develop a collective strategy on the priority issues for the Asia Pacific region on the Beijing +20 review processes. You can apply to attend and to have a workshop at the forum via the online application form or download the form and send it to application.csoforumb20@gmail.com. Applicants also applying to organise workshops at the forum will need to submit their workshop application separately.   CSO Forum Application Form Workshop Application Form   More information can be found at the website: http://apwld.org/call-for-applications-to-the-asia-pacific-beijing-20-civil-society-forum/Read more

Chat For Change

Calling all young advocates!   Chat For Change is an initiative which aims to link passionate young human rights advocates (aged 10-30) from around the world up with opportunities to speak out in their schools, communities and the wider world. This is done through 4 free programs, each of which allows the messages of our "Chatters" to reach a wide community through our own social networks and those of our Supporter Organisations.   The programs offered include: Video Chatter - monthly video competitions for youth around the world  Blog Chatter- monthly blog submissions for youth…Read more

The passing of one of the Pacific’s leading woman journalist

Laisa Taga, one of the Pacific's leading and most senior women in journalis, she had been battling cancer for some time, and after passing away last Friday morning she was farewelled by her many Suva colleagues this Wednesday morning. Laisa helped grow a Pacific voice towards shaping Section J of the Beijing Platform for Action, which later helped shape the section on Women, media and ICTs area of concern in the revised Pacific Platform for Action of 2004—because ten years before, even as Pacific Women were heading towards Beijing, the issue around media…Read more