Resilient Women Forum

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Preston Shire Hall

286 Gower St

Preston, VIC 3072

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A new report shows that women are the main targets of Islamophobic violence, with half of offline attacks occurring in crowded public spaces, often in front of children. Come and find out what practical steps local agencies, community leaders and community members can take to respond to this important gendered violence and community safety issue.

Guest Speaker: Tasneem Chopra is Curator, Consultant, Author and prominent activist, Tasneem's passion for addressing social justice issues has embraced many platforms.

The event will be catered. Please let the organiser know if you have any dietary requirements.

Some childcare can be provided. Please contact the organiser if you will need to use this service:

april.robinson@victas.uca.org.au or 0417 225 231

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Preston Shire Hall

286 Gower St

Preston, VIC 3072

Australia

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Organiser Uniting Church

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The Uniting Church has been at the forefront of Aboriginal rights issues including the Native Title debate and reconciliation. It has taken a stand on environmental issues and supports the equality and dignity of marginalised people such as ethnic minorities, disabled people and homosexual people. It is a multicultural church, striving to treat people on an equal basis, and seeking to give a voice to the poor, outcast and needy.

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