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Women’s Giving Circle hosts DV panel event July 4

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A panel event, ‘Gendered violence; hope, optimism, and local solutions’, will be held at The Farm on July 4 from 7.30am to 9am. Hosted by the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF)’s Women’s Giving Circle, the event features Isabelle Reinecke (founder and executive director, Grata Fund); Dr Allison Henry (Research Fellow, UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute); and Karim Kaufman (program manager, The Rites of Passage Institute).

 Organisers say, ‘With over 1,349 domestic violence-related assaults reported to police in the Northern Rivers in 2023, this conversation is about more than just highlighting the problem that is so evidently clear; it’s about showcasing solutions in our community for us to collectively get behind. This event is designed around hope, optimism, and solutions-based thinking. You’ll hear from grassroots-led initiative leaders, and those making shifts on policy at a federal level addressing gendered violence; exploring the diverse efforts being made to create safer spaces for women and children in our communities’.

For tickets, visit Women’s Giving Circle Forum.


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