National Australian Chinese Women Association – Women Making A Difference

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Days in Izmir, Turkey — International Council of Women, 34th General Assemblly


The General Assembly of International Council of Women meets every three years, this year in Izmir, Turkey from May 30 to June 5. ICW affiliated members have the opportunity to assess the achievements, evaluate the progress, and define goals and strategies.

The most impressing components of the G.A. were the reports of the National Councils of Women; the Development Projects Presentation; the Regional Council Meeting – APRC and the final Farewell Ceremony. Continue reading

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My experience of attending the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference


With the 38 degree hot wave in Bangkok, Thailand on 17th November, 2014, stepping into the UN Conference Centre with excitement, curiousness and tension, I started my exploration of the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference (APRC) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Beijing +20 Review. Continue reading

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HOW TO GET AN IDEA ACROSS? One great example is Emma Watson’s speech on “He For She”

Emma Watson, an actress who built an immense global fan-base through her role in the Harry Potter series, is now in her new role as UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador.

Her talk in New York on 20 September officially launched the “He For She” which aims to involve men in the mission to tackle gender inequality and discrimination. Continue reading