Women's Newsletter October 2014



Women’s Newsletter October 2014



I am excited, as this is the first electronic women’s newsletter. This enables the newsletter to be a much more accessible and interactive means of communication. I hope you find the content interesting, provocative and stimulating.

Charmaine O’Sheades,
Women’s Co-ordinator

Pregnancy and return to work discrimination


Unfortunately women can still face discrimination in the workplace due to pregnancy or when they attempt to return to work.

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AEU Women’s Conference


Workplace gender reporting, women's leadership in education and the union, domestic violence and responding to criticisms of a feminist Australian curriculum were explored at the Australian Education Union Women's Conference.

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25 November


Violence against women is at pandemic levels, with the United Nations estimating that in their lifetime up to 70 percent of women experience physical or sexual violence from men.

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Domestic Violence Leave


Teachers in schools and corrective services who are experiencing domestic violence or caring for a family member who is experiencing domestic violence are able to access up to five additional days of leave per calendar year.

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I am a Girl


The full length documentary I am a Girl explores the reality of being a girl in the 21st century. It follows six girls, each on the brink of womanhood.

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You know what happens when you assume!


Don't assume that there are no gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (GLBTI) students, staff, or families at your school.

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Book review


We take a look at The Stalking of Julia Gillard by Kerry-Anne Walsh and The Misogyny Factor by Anne Summers.

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Library resources


The Federation library has many items available to borrow. Three resource leaflets are attached

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