National Australian Chinese Women Association – Women Making A Difference

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APRC in Melbourne – Women’s Economic Empowerment


It was so wonderful to have free registrations for Young NCWVic members to attend the Asia Pacific Regional Council (APRC) forum on Saturday 10 October and the National Council of Women of Australia Triennial conference between Sunday 11 October and Tuesday 13 October. Ramla, Lucky, Gaurie and I from the Young NCWVic felt so honoured to be part of the conference.

The newly elected ICW-CIF President Dr Jung-Sook Kim, APRC president Dr Montip Sriratana Tabucanon, delegates and friends from Singapore, Finland, New Zealand, Indonesia and Fiji gathered together on Saturday 10 October to share their views on Women and Economy in Asia and the Pacific.

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My Vote My Voice

Gender equality is very much at the forefront of the minds of those attending the 20th anniversary of the Beijing +20 Conference and it was a highlight to hear from some people who were actually present.

An example we thought of is about how one young woman changed the lives of some Nepalese women by hard work and refusing to give up.

How an inspirational idea can grow. The power of one! Continue reading

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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