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Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993



Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Marshall Perron


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Chief Minister s Message I have p leasu re in tab ling my G overnm ents R e p o r t on th e In itia t iv e s f o r W om en in th e N o rth ern T e rr ito ry 1 9 8 3 -1 9 9 3 . D uring th e 1980s w om en's lives changed dram atically . W om en have achieved new freedom s and g rea ter opportun ities an d econom ic independence, no m a tte r w ha t th e ir age, th e ir education , th e ir m arita l or m a te rn a l s ta tu s . The G overnm ent h a s a strong record of ach ievem ents for w om en an d is p roud of the role it h a s played since self-governm ent. The R eport on the Initiatives for W om en in the N orthern T erritory records to -date th e G overnm ents response to the special needs of w om en. T his R eport will be followed by a stra tegy for fu tu re action, incorpora ting policies an d p rogram s for the 1990s w hich will reflect th e priorities identified by wom en. MARSHALL PERRON Chief M inister of the N orthern T erritory