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Women’s rights are human rights

Welcome and thank you for making time to join us for this afternoon’s seminar. The next couple of hours will be, I think, very confronting and yet also inspiring as we share together our passion for the rights of women around the world.

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Commission Commission – General

2008 Media Release: 2007-08 Annual Report tabled

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2007-08 Annual Report has been tabled in federal parliament and is now available on the website at: www.humanrights.gov.au/about/publications/annual_reports/2007_2008

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Discrimination Sex Discrimination

Future of Work and Public Policy

Future of Work and Public Policy Commissioner Pru Goward 7.30am, 17 July 2003 COMMONWEALTH HEADS SENIOR EXECUTIVE BREAKFAST SEMINAR Parmelia Room, Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill St Thankyou to the Senior Executive Group for inviting me to speak today, it is always a pleasure to be in your beautiful city ....

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Rights Rights and Freedoms

GLBTI Human Rights Conference: Issues in the Asia Pacific Region

Many communities use sport as a way to build peer friendships, and enjoy favourite activities in an atmosphere which is safe and supportive. Some years ago- too many sadly- I enjoyed a bi-annual Australian cricket carnival played between teams of people who were blind or had low vision. This is exactly what is happening at these games, and I trust that the links and friendships built through the activities will be positive and long-standing ones, as they were for me.

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Commission Commission – General

HREOC media release: Electronic voting could decide election

With less than a week til the election, all people who have low vision, or are blind, should be made aware that – for the first time - they can have a secret ballot just like most other Australians. Electronically assisted voting technology is now being trialled at 29 locations across Australia.

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