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GRACE UNDER FIRE: Sexual harassment and violence in rural Australia

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4 W 43rd St

4 West 43rd Street

New York, NY 10036

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Women in rural communities are more likely to experiencesexual harassment and violence.
Grace Under Fire, a 15 minute documentary, highlights the prevalence of this issue in Australia.
Civil society can effect social change through primary and early intervention strategies to empower children and young people and through investment in young women’s leadership. Sharing the positive impacts of grassroots programs to inspire communities to take action and be part of the solution.

Following the screening of the documentary, Frances Crimmins (Executive Director, YWCA Canberra), Dr Skye Saunders (Associate Professor, Australian National University) and Hannah Wandel (CEO, Country to Canberra) will discuss what role civil society plays in effecting cultural change, progressing gender equality and empowering rural women to respond to sexual harassment.

The event will be held in the Gallery.

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