KASAMA Vol. 19 No. 2 / April-May-June 2005 / Solidarity Philippines Australia Network

Women in Asia Conference
University of Technology, Sydney
September 26-28 2005

The University of Technology Sydney is hosting the eighth biennial Women in Asia Conference.

The Women in Asia Conferences have been held every two years since 1981 and are supported by the Women's Caucus of the Asian Studies Association of Australia. These are international conferences, with attendees from throughout Australia and particularly from the Asian regions, including those who are working on or in the region.

The theme of this year's conference is Shadow Lines, which has to do with movement across borders, borders that may be understood in many different ways and in many different contexts.

Our guest speakers are:

For information on registration and accommodation please consult the website

Ellene Sana ELLENE A. SANA is the Executive Director of the Center for Migrant Advocacy-Philippines (CMA), a partner organization with SPAN and CPCA. CMA-Phils is an independent policy advocacy group promoting the rights and development of overseas Filipinos. It works for a world that is just, equitable and gender-fair by campaigning on behalf of migrants, conducting research, networking and providing direct assistance to the most distressed.

CMA website: