Complexity, chaos, compassion: Partnerships making justice work for women. Development BulletinNo. 76 - Featured pg. 52 (2.7Mb)

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Dr Rita Shackel University of Sydney - ​Law School
Rita is a graduate of the University of Sydney holding undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in law, science (pure mathematics), psychology and education. Rita’s academic awards include the Jones Memorial University Medal for most outstanding academic and professional record. Rita has worked as a lawyer, legal policy officer and academic in a range of settings including the NSW Cabinet Office, The NSW Office of Youth Affairs and
​The Australian Law Reform Commission...

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University of Sydney Law School
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Dr Lucy Fiske
Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre - University of technology Sydney
Lucy Fiske is a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Cosmopolitan Civil Societies. She previously held lectureships at the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University in Perth and the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University...

Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre 
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Ms Carol Angir
ActionAid Australia

Carol is Senior Program Co-ordinator- Addressing Violence Against Women at ActionAid Australia. Carol is a feminist activist with over 15 years’ experience working directly with communities and women’s rights movements on projects addressing violence against women and promoting women’s access to justice in conflict and post conflict zones...


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Ms Casey McCowan
ActionAid Australia

Ms Casey McCowan is currently Institutional Partnerships Manager at ActionAid Australia, where she is responsible for working with ActionAid country offices to design new programs and secure funding from institutional donors for these programs. .


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we want government to give us reparation they spoiled our future a lot, now we are still suffering"
Former Abductee - Northern Uganda

We are working in partnership with women’s rights coordinators from each ActionAid country program, who are local women from the research countries.