Editor's Note November Sheilas G’day and welcome to this month’s Sheilas, It’s a content rich edition. This month’s news articles provide both country and city perspectives, with: - Amanda… Read More → Horacek! JHoracek-world-leader-pyjamas From APEC to Eternity… The marvellous Judy Horacek – our resident cartoonist – does it again, with this post-APEC-post-G20 summit attire tribute (shirts optional for the Abbott/Putin’s of the… Read More → News IMG_0299 Charting Landscapes of Violence Against Rural Women Amanda George and Bridget Harris have just released their report 'Landscapes of Violence: Women Surviving Family Violence in Regional and Rural Victoria' for Deakin Uni's Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice. Read More → News image Engaging Richmond – Kitchen Table Conversations Over two months, as part of Kathleen Maltzahn’s campaign as a Greens candidate in the state seat of Richmond, the ‘Engaging Richmond 2014’ kitchen table… Read More → Polly Ticks image Role-Modelling Workforce Participation This month Sheilas Editor Sarah Capper reflects on the G20 meeting that was, with some macho male muscle flexing, while women leaders – in politics… Read More → A Bonza Sheila Broz and FemCo A Bonza Briony & Other Feminist Collectives Briony O’Keeffe has recently been occupying a bit of space in the office of the Victorian Women’s Trust  to work on a resource for the… Read More → Culture Club image Garner Book Fuels Filicide Myths While Helen Garner's latest book 'The House of Grief' is drawing praise from some circles, DVRCV's Mandy McKenzie argues it provides little in the way of understanding gender dynamics involved in domestic homicides and filicides. Rather, it perpetuates myths of men as victims as opposed to perpetrators in such cases. Read More → Keeping It Reel image Horacek Holiday Snaps Our resident cartoonist Judy Horacek treats us to sharing a very recent sabbatical snap – of a finely decorated a mural all the way from… Read More → First Person sussnelson Public Space Where Everyone Benefits In this First Person, writer Susanna Nelson provides us with this piece on the latest attempt to siphon off child-free spaces (which, as Susanna explains,… Read More → News Disclaimer We aim to publish a variety of views on important social issues. Please note, the views published on Sheilas are the author’s and not necessarily… Read More →