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25 08, 2013

8th Australasian Women and Policing Conference, Adelaide

By |August 25th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on 8th Australasian Women and Policing Conference, Adelaide

The Australasian Council of Women and Policing would like to invite you to the 8th Australasian Women and Policing Conference which is being held in Adelaide from 25 to 28 August 2013. The theme of the 2013 conference is: Making it Happen – Making it Last. It will focus on how we can make lasting [...]

5 07, 2013

Priorities for Women – Violence Against Women Policies

By |July 5th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, News|Comments Off on Priorities for Women – Violence Against Women Policies

As part of AWAVA’s ‘Priorities for Women' activities, AWAVA sent letters to all major parties asking them about their policies for addressing violence against women and girls; their views of the challenges; their commitment to the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their funding commitments. We asked the following four questions (in no more than 500 [...]

28 06, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 28 June

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It was a tumultuous week in politics. During the last Parliamentary Sitting for the year, turmoil reached new heights with a change in Prime-Minister and a Cabinet reshuffle. As election campaigning begins, AWAVA continues to focus on the policy platforms on violence against women presented by each major political party. As part of AWAVA's contribution [...]

21 06, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 21 June

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This week, AWAVA joined the five other Commonwealth-funded National Women's Alliances at the joint annual forum.  Discussions focused on achievements and challenges during the first three years and future plans for the Alliances individually and collectively. Margaret Augerinos, an Executive Member of our Advisory Group, also represented AWAVA's CSW57 delegation in a panel discussion chaired by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, [...]

17 06, 2013

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day National Conference

By |June 17th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day National Conference

The ARAS Elder Abuse conference Building a National Approach to Prevent Abuse of Older Australians is being held on 17-18 June in Adelaide.  It has two full days of great speakers and presenters.  This could be the beginning of a national approach to elder abuse in Australia. If you are running an event in your community [...]

17 06, 2013

Broadening Restorative Perspectives International Conference

By |June 17th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Broadening Restorative Perspectives International Conference

Broadening Restorative Perspectives International Conference, Melbourne, MCG, 17-19 June Fairer rules, processes and outcomes are changing the way people experience justice.  But how well are these programs known and understood?  How can stories be shared across sectors and across disciplines and what will turn good practice into common practice?  Join the debate, exploring frontiers of [...]

10 06, 2013

SafetyNet Training

By |June 10th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on SafetyNet Training

WESNET are running a two-day training to the DV/SA sector in WA on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June 2013. The training is being hosted by the Women's Council WA with funding and sponsorship from LotteryWest, Keep Kids Safe and the WA Department for Child Protection. This training focuses on the positive and negative impacts of [...]

7 06, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 15 June

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The news this week in Australia has been dominated by examples of sexist behaviour and attitudes – a strong reminder that there is a way to go to address gender inequality and, ultimately, the prevention of violence against women, which is both a cause and consequence of gender and social inequalities. […]

6 06, 2013

Weekly Round-Up* – 7 June

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US rapper, Tyler-the-Creator has been in Australia this week giving concerts; his song lyrics promote violence against women, so should we really be giving him a platform to do this?   We can't excuse songs about rape, genital mutilation, raping corpses and burying bodies, as 'entertainment' or 'free speech'.  A resolution in the Philippines was filed [...]

3 06, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 2 June

By |June 3rd, 2013|AWAVA News, News, Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* – 2 June

The power of collective lobbying and advocacy last week made two great impacts - pressuring Facebook to review its policies and training to include gender-based hate speech in their moderating of online material; and, in Australia, much-needed amendments were made to NSW's compensation to victims of violence against women. In other news...a busy week around the country! AWAVA added our [...]