But not everyone is lucky enough to have one of these centres. Over the last couple of years Working Women’s Centres in Australia have been working with the women of East Timor to build a sister centre in Dili with the help of APHEDA – Union Aid Abroad – and the local union movement.
Director of the Working Women’s Centre in Adelaide, Sandra Dann, tells Catherine Zengerer how the project came about.[audio https://czengerer.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/sandra-dann.mp3]
This interview first appeared on Your Rights at Night