Judaism: “WILL MY RABBI BELIEVE ME? Will He Understand?”

Jewish Task Force Against Violence

The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence together with The Rabbinical Council of Victoria held a book launch for the ground breaking publication, “WILL MY RABBI BELIEVE ME? Will He Understand?” Responding to Disclosures of Family Violence in a Rabbinic Context, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

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The Role of Women in Making and Building Peace

Timor Leste Women

Last June in Suai, a small town in Timor-Leste, I held an open day with local women and men to mark the tenth anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security. This resolution recognizes the unique impact of conflict on women’s lives and highlights their often overlooked contributions to resolving and preventing conflict. It also calls on the international community to involve women fully in every aspect of our work for peace and security.

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Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights

Muslim Womens Centre

Australia has launched a new Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights. The Centre is in Northcote, Victoria, and is a new centre auspiced by the Islamic Women’s Welfare Council of Victoria. This is a new community organisation which will advocate on human rights issues and provide welfare services to Muslim women.

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