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Save the date: AFSEH 1st National Conference 22-23 November, 2015

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 Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health (AFSEH)

1st National Conference

Equity and Justice – in gender, sexuality, education and health

 22-23 November 2015

University of Western Sydney (Parramatta campus)

Keynote speakers include

Simon Blake OBE

Chief Executive Officer of the UK National Union of Students, formerly Chief Executive Officer of Brook – the health charity for children and the National Children’s Bureau’s Sex Education Forum

 Julie Bates

Lobbyist, ‘out’ sex worker, harm reduction advocate and sex worker rights activist for more than a quarter of a century. Director of Urban Realists and founding member and first coordinator of the AIDS Drug Information Collective (now NSW Users and AIDS Association)

 Conference themes

  • Health and education – working together for equity and justice
  • Digital cultures and youth – rights, ethics and responsibilities
  • Intersectionality, sexualities and genders
  • Communities, parents and sexual health – whose rights?
  • Sexual health and the Australian Curriculum – where to now?
  • Gender, sexuality and rights across the curriculum
  • Youth-led initiatives – local and international perspectives
  • Popular pedagogy and informal education

To register your interest in participating, please contact Jawed Gabriel J.Gebrael@uws.edu.au

The 1st AFSEH national conference is supported by:

The Centre for Educational Research and the Sexualities and Genders Research Network,at the University of Western Sydney; the Arts and Social Sciences Practical Justice Initiative and the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW Australia; and the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University,


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