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Fourth Australasian women and policing conference : Improving policing for women in the Asia Pacific region

Darwin
21 August 2005 - 24 August 2005

This conference was organised by the Australasian Council for Women and Policing in association with Northern Territory Police and Partnerships Against Domestic Violence

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Conference papers

Keynote address

  • Violence against women in the Asia region (presentation not available)
    Ms Jean Enriquez, Deputy Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Asia Pacific

Policing women in the region

Women in policing in the region

Policing trafficking in women and children

Policing sexual assault - best practice

How policing needs to change

Policing for women in PNG

Networks

  • Developing a network in the Pacific region (presentation not available)
    Inspector Sera Bernard
  • Working together for women's human rights (presentation not available)
    Ms Erica Lewis, WomenSpeak Network
  • Networking for better performance | Presentation slides
    Detective Superintendent Kim McKay, New South Wales Police

Equality through policing : the role and importance of policing for women's human rights

Why do we need women as leaders in policing?

Domestic and family violence

  • Going bush... supporting women in remote locations
    Ms Nannette Hunter, Co-ordinator, Witness Assistance Service, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, NT and Ms Colleen Burns, Aboriginal Support Co-ordinator, Witness Assistance Service, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, NT
  • Dispute resolution by women police in Tamil Nadu, India, in dealing with dowry-related domestic violence cases (presentation not available)
    Dr Mangai Natarajan, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, USA

Resolving conflict

Police unions

  • The price of freedom is eternal vigilance
    Ms Jan Berry, Police Federation of England and Wales
  • Women in police unions (presentation not available)
    Dr Jenny Fleming, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University

Rethinking women's crime

Women in policing

  • Being invisible : the reality of working in a masculine organisation (presentation not available)
    Ms Wendy Austin, New South Wales Police
  • Improving the quality of part-time work in policing services (presentation not available)
    Dr Sara Charlesworth and Dr Kerri Whittenbury, Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University, Victoria

Policing family violence : are policing strategies working for women?

Improving policing's response to women

Peacekeeping and rebuilding

  • Peacekeeping and rebuilding in the Pacific region (presentation not available)
    Sergeant Evelyn Thugea, Royal Solomon Islands Police
  • Security Council Resolution 1325 (presentation not available)
    Ms Erica Lewis, WomenSpeak Network

Women leading change

Hypothetical : If women ran policing...

  • Slides (PDF 72kB)
    Dr Jenny Fleming, Ms Jan Berry, Federal Agent Audrey Fagan, Professor Andrew Goldsmith, Dr Jude McCulloch, Assistant Commander Lautoa Faletau, Dr Mangai Natarajan, Ms Jean Enriquez

Related conferences

Papers are also available for the First, Second and Third Australasian women and policing conferences