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11 12, 2018

Path to Nowhere Report: Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence and their Children

By |December 11th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

The National Advocacy Group on Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence has released the report "Path to Nowhere". The report draws from data collected by an online survey which was developed for service providers to submit data on women with worked with or who sought assistance from them during the month of August 2018.   [...]

7 12, 2018

Primary Prevention Survey

By |December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

    AWAVA is conducting a survey of primary prevention activities across Australia. This survey is led by AWAVA’s Violence Prevention Working Group.   The survey will run until late January 2019.   Click here to take the survey.   What is the survey about?   This survey maps activities across Australia that are working [...]

16 11, 2018

Submission to the inquiry into the Family Court restructure

By |November 16th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

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

By |November 16th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

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

By |November 9th, 2018|2018, Submissions|0 Comments

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  

9 10, 2018

Mapping Domestic Priorities and International Commitments

By |October 9th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

This document outlines AWAVA’s domestic advocacy priorities against international frameworks and commitments on gender equality and women’s rights. AWAVA Advocacy Priorities Australian governments must fund and support effective, accessible and competent services for the diverse groups of women subjected to different forms of violence. Women's and children's safety must be placed at the centre of [...]

8 10, 2018

Position Paper on the Development of the Fourth Action Plan

By |October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AWAVA offers a comprehensive structure that policy-makers might find useful in conceptualising the priority areas for the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children, and working towards a second National Plan. We offer a framework for addressing violence against women and their children holistically by taking intersectional approaches [...]

2 10, 2018

Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

By |October 2nd, 2018|Submissions, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

By |October 2nd, 2018|Submissions|0 Comments

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  

26 09, 2018

Submission on the development of the Fourth Action Plan

By |September 26th, 2018|In Focus, Research|0 Comments

This submission draws on the survey conducted by AWAVA in May-June 2018, as well as AWAVA’s policy positions established in consultation with our members and networks including peak bodies and other diverse organisations from every State and Territory in Australia working in areas such as domestic and family violence, sexual assault, legal assistance, and education.   [...]