The international drive to achieve gender equality and the elimination of gender-based violence against women and girls

Monday, 25th May 2015

On 10 February 2015 Emeritus Professor Anne R. Edwards AO delivered the opening address at the inaugural Asia-Pacific conference on gendered violence and violations, organised by the Gendered Violence Research Network at the University of New South Wales.

Anne's address, 'The international drive to achieve gender equality and the elimination of gender-based violnce against women and girls' considers what can be learned from the UN Commission on the Status of Women's analysis of the causes of gender-based violence and how Australia is tackling this "...complex and deep-rooted phenomenon".