AWSC is delighted that the Hon Jan Tinetti will speak at 10.30 on Thursday 14 October at the Provincial Hui: Te Orokohanga o te Ao/ The Earth as our Mother/ na Tina ni Vanua. Jan Tinetti is currently the Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister for Women, and Associate Minister of Education. Jan is a list Member of Parliament based in Tauranga. She was born in Hokitika and grew up rurally on the outskirts of Christchurch. Jan attended Villa Maria College before graduating from Christchurch College of Education with a Diploma in Teaching (Primary) and the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Education. In 2016 she graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Master’s in … [Read more...]
Against All Odds -Could you take photos to capture the determination of girls and young women?
Threats to girls’ education — like poverty, war and gender discrimination — mean that over 130 million girls globally are unable to access education. Yet despite this, stories of hope, resilience and courage are abundant. The first time, Malala Fund, in collaboration with 1854, is giving three women* photographers a £2,000 creative grant each to develop and create a new body of work, the Against All Odds Commission Series, that together will be used to promote inspiring stories from girls all around the world. Could you be the photographer with whom they are seeking to partner? Visit their page for more details. photo: Hanna Morris, … [Read more...]