Join ANROWS 2nd National Research Conference this May!

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Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) will host its 2nd National Research Conference on Violence against Women and their Children from Tuesday 15–Thursday 17 May 2018 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

As a multicultural sector leader, Pino Migliorino AM, (Founder and Managing Director of Cultural Perspectives Group, and Independent Director of ANROWS) will be hosting a panel discussion for the culturally and linguistically diverse communities session, discussing the issues around promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women.

This year’s theme for the conference is Acting on Evidence. The conference features leading researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the country, teamed together to discuss new evidence in the prevention of violence against women and their children, and its application to policy and practice.

Key topics include:

•     Responding to violence against women in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

•     Service provision in complex contexts

•     Women's economic security following family violence

•     Data in response to and prevention of violence against women

•     Technology facilitated abuse

•     Young people and violence: prevention and intervention

•     Experiences of sexual violence among trans women

•     Responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities

•     Service responses supporting refugee and immigrant women

•     Major policy reforms and reviews

For more information on sessions and speakers see the Conference Program: http://anrowsnationalconference.org.au/program/.

As an organisation, we work on a range of projects in this space from research for Our Watch, work developing communications materials for the former Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services as well as facilitation of community consultations on DFV for the NSW Department of Justice.

Violence against women and children is an important issue that affects people regardless of their cultural background, place of birth, language spoke, religion, socio economic status or geographical location.

Conference registrations are open, and places are limited. We encourage you to act now to secure your place, register here: http://anrowsnationalconference.org.au/register/.