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We host regular practitioner development and learning events that enable knowledge sharing throughout the international development sector. We partner with other development agencies, academics and community groups.

Get in touch if you are interested in collaborating with us on an event to benefit practitioners, students or academics around one of our key thematic areas: gender, climate change, accountability or innovation.

Recent events

Public event: Release of research findings on Rural Sri Lankan Women in Agriculture

26 March 2018
Monash College

The release of summary research reports examining the barriers and enabling factors for rural women in post-war Sri Lanka in contributing to the agriculture sector through both paid and unpaid work.

Public event: Launch of Policy Briefs on Migration and Displacement in the Asia Pacific

6 March 2018
Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust

Three policy briefs around migration and displacement were launched, highlighting the drivers, consequences and actions around feminisation of migration.

Public event: Transforming Social Norms towards Eradication of Violence against Women & Girls for 16 Days of Activism

24 November 2017
Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust

Keynote address by Helen Szoke (Chief Executive of Oxfam Australia) and panel discussion explored possible pathways for effective, contextually-relevant approaches to prevent violence against women and girls in the Pacific region.

Women’s Empowerment & Microfinance in the Asia Pacific (WEMAP) Workshop

13 & 14 November 2017
Monash University, Caulfield

Academics and practitioners engaged in policy-relevant debate about the efficacy of microfinance programs in supporting women’s multi-dimensional empowerment.

Anthropology Public Seminar: Microfinance: Problems, Critiques, Solutions

9 November 2017
Monash College

Speaker session and discussion of the existing problems of microfinance programs and how some initiatives have been successful in delivering results beyond finance.