International Women’s Day
AWAVA has prepared a short film about the Australian Women’s Timeline to celebrate International Women’s Day. The Timeline was launched for the Centenary of IWD in 2011.
To celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day, the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) has created a timeline of significant events and achievements affecting Australian women. The timeline includes major political, educational, legal and social milestones, and demonstrate that despite improvements in gender equality over the past 100 years, women still experience violence at [...]
A busy week as usual in the AWAVA office, with plenty of news coming out of New York (see below) as well as preparations for International Women’s Day Celebrations – I hope you’re all planning something special! The Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, has been in New York this week attending a [...]
In 1999 the United Nations declared November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with the aim of inviting the organisation of activities designated to raise public awareness. Women’s activists have marked 25 November as a day against violence since 1981 marking the brutal assassination in 1960 of the three [...]