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Fri 8 Mar 2013, 7:00am–9:00am

Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide CBD, South Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: IWD5

This International Women's Day, you can be part of a nation-wide effort to empower women and girls and end poverty. Today, 67% of women living in Papua New Guinea experience violence and access to services and support remains extremely limited.

By attending one of UN Women Australia’s International Women's Day events, you will help UN Women to expand its critical services program for women experiencing violence in PNG. We all have a right to live free from violence.

Join us in March to celebrate the role that women play in our communities and workplaces and to raise much needed funds to end violence against women.

The UN Women Australia Adelaide International Women's Day Breakfast 2013 is hosted by Senator Penny Wong. The guest speaker will be Dr Anne Summers AO.

Dr Anne Summers AO is a best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the non-government sector in Australia, Europe and the United States.

She is author of several books, including the classic Damned Whores and God’s Police, first published in 1975, Ducks on the Pond, her autobiography in 1999, (2003), On Luck (2008) and her most recent book The Lost Mother published in 2009 by Melbourne University Press. She writes regularly for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Sunday Age, the Australian Financial Review and The Monthly.

Tickets now on sale. Contact the Adelaide Breakfast Committee for more information or download the brochure from the IWD Resources section of the website.