YEARS OF WOMEN SPEAKING OUT
"Will it be believed, a hundred years
hence, that such a state of things existed"
(1891) Louisa Lawson, 1888-1895, The first Voice of Australian
Feminism: Excerpts from Louisa Lawson's, The Dawn, O. Lawson,
(ed.), Simon & Schuster, Brookvale NSW, 1990
Yes Louisa - we believe
you and only some things are better 100 years later.
history of IWD by
Joyce Stevens is
2011 NATIONAL EVENT CALENDAR
grassroots web has published an IWD national calendar of events since 1996 as a service to Australian women by Australian women - however -
this year the federal government decided to fund the national IWD function
and UNIFEM now known as UNWomen have been generously funded to co-ordinate
and publish a calendar of Australian IWD centenary events
and prepare materials to mark this herstorical year.
Their IWD web is
women's policy machinery around the country also have IWD information and
calendars of events. There are links on the federal Office for Women
reason this web was established so long ago - was that some events were
not listed on the OFW calendars - so If you don't see your event listed in
the UNWomen or OFW calendars - please send it
inclusion in our IWD records.
IWD c/- PO Box 1 Annandale NSW Eora Country NSW 2038