Roundup: International Women’s Day, stock for Wesley volunteers, disability discrimination, Rayward Lodge, common vision
The message by UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on International Women’s Day encapsulated a rallying cry for this year among gender advocates: to end discrimination and violence against women and girls.
The Lenzo family made one last magnanimous gesture following the closure of their IGA store last year. It opened the doors for the last time to let volunteers from Wesley Mission pick up $10,000 worth of stock.
Wesley Mission has opened its newest aged care facility in Carlingford with 74 beds added to the orgsnisation’s Rayward Lodge site. The construction will include a 14 bed dedicated dementia unit.
In the view of Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, International Women’s Day provides an opportunity for us all to stop and reflect on the fact that every country in the world, including Australia, tolerates violence against women.
A major ecumenical statement on the nature and purpose of the church, the broadest ever created, has been launched by the World Council of Churches in Geneva.
Disability rights activists have celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act coming into effect.
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