Women Empowerment and Leadership

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Honoring Multicultural Women in Great Springfield

In a vibrant celebration of International Women’s Day, the dynamic women of #Great Springfield, nestled in the heart of the cultural tapestry of Ipswich City Council, came together to commemorate this special occasion. A heartfelt thank you is extended to Shayne Neumann MP, Neetu Singh Suhag for Division 2 Ipswich City Council, David Martin: Ipswich, […]

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“Commending a Remarkable Event by the Women Empowerment and Leadership Association!

On the 1st of December, in observance of #InternationalHumanRightsDay and the launch of the 16 days of activism against violence targeting women, Rita Anwari Sultani, the Founder-Director of Women Empowerment and Leadership, orchestrated a compelling gathering that left an indelible mark on the cause. This impactful event brought together community leaders and relevant associations, uniting

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“Empowering Futures: Christmas Hamper Initiative for Ipswich Children’s Hospital Leadership Program”

It was a heartwarming testament to our dedication to empowering women and fostering leadership. Rita Anwari Sultani, the visionary behind Women Empowerment and Leadership (WEL), graciously stood alongside the Shayne Neumann MP Ipswich Hospital Foundation in an impassioned effort to uplift premature babies and their families. Amidst a spirited one-day fundraising drive, WEL took a

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No Fear to Speak Out!

The Women Empowerment and Leadership and Islamic Women Australia Association had the privilege of hosting a Mental Health event in Ipswich, bringing our community together. Our panel featured highly talented individuals from various communities, including the Gold Coast, Logan, and Ipswich. What made this event truly special was that two women-led associations invited men to

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My Journey,  I AM SAFE NOW!

On the 18th of August, the grand unveiling event for Women Empowerment and Leadership commenced at the esteemed Brisbane Parliament House, setting the stage for a momentous celebration of multiculturalism and the amplification of the voices of the marginalized. Lead by Women Empowerment and Leadership founder Rita Anwari the event showcased two powerful books which held the voices of countless Afghan

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Women Empowerment and Leadership and the Afghan Australian Say “Yes to the Voice”

October 14th, 2023, is a date that marks the possibility of a milestone regarding the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within Australia. On this date, Australians will vote in a referendum about whether to change the constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing a body called the Aboriginal and

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No Fear to Speak Out

The Women Empowerment and Leadership and Islamic Women Australia Association had the privilege of hosting a Mental Health event in Ipswich, bringing our community together. Our panel featured highly talented individuals from various communities, including the Gold Coast, Logan, and Ipswich. What made this event truly special was that two women-led associations invited men to

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Women Empowerment and Leadership Eid Celebration and Voice of Afghan Women

On the 7th of July, the Women Empowerment and Leadership organization celebrated the rich tapestry of culture and shared communal joy at the recent Eid Celebration and Voice of Afghan Women event. Eid is an important celebration for the Islamic community which represents a time for family, celebration, joy, andcommunity. It is great that we

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Empowering Afghan Women through Citizenship

Saturday, the 24th of June Women’s Empowerment and Leadership had the wonderful opportunity to host their first multicultural citizenship ceremony, with the support of IWAA, the Department of Home Affairs and Logan City Council. This event helped mark the end of National Refugee Week a campaign highlighting the freedoms refugees deserve. The celebration of citizenship

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WEL had a great success celebrating Eid al-Fitr at Ipswichwith the Muslim Afghan community in May 2023

Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important celebrations for Muslims around the world, which isafter 30 days of the holy month of Ramadan. This celebration event provided a greatopportunity to come together as a supportive and loving community and witness prouddisplays of creative heritage and diversity with family, children, friends, and communityleaders. At this

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