The UN International Day of People with Disability has special meaning for a group of Vietnamese women who are taking to the catwalk as part of a Flinders Australia Award Fellowship program.
Leading businesswomen from Indonesia and Mongolia are gaining insights into industry-university engagement at Flinders at Tonsley.
Flinders University has won funding for a program to improve services to women and children in Vietnam who are victims of domestic violence and trafficking.
Women are grossly underrepresented in peace negotiations, with UN figures showing women make up fewer than three per cent of signatories to peace agreements.
A Flinders/AusAID program hopes to inspire reform to tackle the issue of violence against women across South-East Asia.
The excellence of Flinders University’s teaching has earned the nation’s highest accolade with nine individuals and teams being awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.