Law and Gender

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Book launch and art exhibition: Once Upon a Time in Australia

Once Upon a Time in Australia (Counterpress, 2023) explores the tension between law and truth with regards to the MeToo movements and the events surrounding the March4Justice in 2021. The novel explores the intersections between gender, colonisation, and climate change and how they are necessarily interconnected in a movement for justice. The events are being held in advance of #ReclaimTheNight2023, the annual march against violence towards women.

DECRA success for Dr Ogg in landmark movement litigation study

In conversation: Senator Hilda Heine

Join us for a conversation with Senator Hilda Heine about women and leadership in the Pacific and the relation between gender justice and climate justice. This will be facilitated by Emerita Professor Margaret Jolly from the Gender Institute, and accompanied by afternoon tea.

Senator Hilda Heine is visiting for the AAPS conference, To Hell with Drowning (12-14 April) and is a member of the Pacific Elders Voice.

New book by ANU Law scholar investigates gender inequality in Pacific land tenure

In conversation: improving the treatment of sexual assault survivors

Join The Hon Helen Murrell SC, former ACT Chief Justice; Katrina Marson, former ACT Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Senior Prosecutor (Sexual Offences Unit), researcher and author; Lorana Bartels, Professor of Criminology at the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods; and Jacinta Moss-Pinch, co-leader of the LRSJ Law Students Against Sexual Harassment project, for this in conversation about the treatment of survivors of sexual assault in the judicial system in the ACT.

ANU alumnae trailblazers in law: an intimate discussion

The ANU Visiting Judges program invites you to join Associate Professor Heather Roberts in conversation with two trailblazing alumnae as they share their inspiring stories of breaking barriers. 

The Honourable Justice Rachel Pepper (BA '92, LLB (Hons) ’94) from the NSW Land and Environment Court and the Honourable Justice Lea Armstrong (BA (Hons) '89, LLB (Hons) '90), President of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, will offer insights into their journeys in this intimate session.

International Women's Day 2023 breakfast

Join us for a special breakfast event where you can connect with inspiring lawyers from the ACT region.

Learn about the diverse career paths for women in law – from private practice to NGOs, working "at the bar" to being an in-house lawyer, or what it is like to be a Judge. Meet and chat with female-identifying peers, lecturers, and alumni to gain insights and inspiration.

Light refreshments will be served.

New book pieces together the complex diversity ‘jigsaw’ in corporations


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