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16 11, 2018

Submission to the inquiry into the Family Court restructure

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AWAVA has made a submission to the Inquiry into the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provision) Bill 2018 and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018. Download our submission here  

16 11, 2018

Submission in response to the ALRC Discussion Paper Review of the Family Law System

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AWAVA has made a submission in response to the ALRC Discussion Paper Review of the Family Law System. Download our submission here  

9 11, 2018

Submission on the National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030

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AWAVA's made a submission to the Australian Government Department of Health on the development of the National Women's Health Strategy 2020-2030. Download our submission here  

2 10, 2018

Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

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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 [...]

2 10, 2018

Submission on the gender perspectives on privacy

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AWAVA's made a submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy with a specific focus on gender perspectives of privacy. Download our submission here  

2 10, 2018

Submission on Human Rights and Technology

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AWAVA has made a submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission in response to the public consultation on technology and human rights. Download our submission here  

3 09, 2018

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

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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  

28 08, 2018

Submission on the Practice of Dowry and the Incidence of Dowry Abuse in Australia

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AWAVA has made a submission in response to the Senate Inquiry on the practice of dowry and the incidence of dowry abuse in Australia. Download our submission here  

15 06, 2018

2018 CEDAW Shadow Report – Violence Against Women

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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

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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