march, 2017

2mar1:30 pm- 3:00 pmForced Marriage: Legal rights and options in Australia1:30 pm - 3:00 pm WIRE

Event Details

Panel Discussion and Q&A on Forced Marriage in Australia with Nicholes Family Lawyers and Good Shepherd.

Learn about what forced marriage is, and the devastating consequences that girls and women from diverse cultures can suffer as a result of being coerced into marriage. Understand the difference between forced and arranged unions and consent versus coercion. Discover what Austalian law says about forced marriages and the perpetrators, and explore what types of help and options are in place for victims of forced marriages in Australia.

Time

(Thursday) 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

WIRE

372 Spencer St, West Melbourne

Organizer

WIRE