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2 10, 2018

Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

By |2018-11-30T11:06:36+10:00October 2nd, 2018|Submissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the consultation held by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders with a focus on women human rights defenders. We focused on the emerging trends of technology-facilitated abuse of women, as well as the backlash against mainstreaming gender equality. Download our submission here [...]

3 09, 2018

Submission to the consultation on the development of the National Plan on Elder Abuse

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00September 3rd, 2018|Submissions|Comments Off on Submission to the consultation on the development of the National Plan on Elder Abuse

AWAVA has made a submission to the consultation on the development of the National Plan on Elder Abuse highlighting the need to ensure gender-sensitive conceptualisation and approaches when responding to elder abuse.   Download our submission here  

15 06, 2018

2018 CEDAW Shadow Report – Violence Against Women

By |2018-06-15T14:14:04+10:00June 15th, 2018|2018|Comments Off on 2018 CEDAW Shadow Report – Violence Against Women

AWAVA with contributions from National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services Forum, Harmony Alliance and Refugee Council of Australia has made a submission to the 70th session of the United Nations Conventions on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).   The shadow report looks at the issues of violence against women.   Download [...]

22 05, 2018

Submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Family Law System Issues Paper

By |2018-08-13T14:39:51+10:00May 22nd, 2018|2018|Comments Off on Submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Family Law System Issues Paper

AWAVA, along with National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) and Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change, has made a joint submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review of the Family Law System Issues Paper.   Download our submission here  

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