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12 04, 2013

Stronger Inclusion of Gender Equality Needed in Health and Physical Education Curriculum

By |April 12th, 2013|Submissions|Comments Off on Stronger Inclusion of Gender Equality Needed in Health and Physical Education Curriculum

AWAVA's response to the draft Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum was submitted in April 2013, AWAVA supports the inclusion of the ‘role of power in relationships’ in the Healthy Relationships and Sexuality section of the curriculum and the references to exploring gender, gender roles and gender stereotypes. To further enhance the development of the HPE curriculum and [...]

11 04, 2013

Child Aware Approaches Conference, Melbourne

By |April 11th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Child Aware Approaches Conference, Melbourne

11-12 April: Child Aware Approaches Conference, Melbourne, click on link for further information

2 04, 2013

Solving the Jigsaw Professional Development Melbourne series

By |April 2nd, 2013|Events|Comments Off on Solving the Jigsaw Professional Development Melbourne series

Solving the Jigsaw Program - Changing the Culture of Violence  Building a Culture of Well being Professional Development and Training Modules This training opportunity is for Teachers, Year Level Co-ordinators, Primary Welfare Officers, Well Being Co-ordinators, Assistant Principals, Principals and Professionals who work with children and families.  These staff members as they all play key roles [...]

25 03, 2013

ACOSS National Conference 2013 Community: The Heart of the Economy

By |March 25th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on ACOSS National Conference 2013 Community: The Heart of the Economy

ACOSS National Conference 2013 Community:  The Heart of the Economy: 25-26 March 2013 National Wine Centre of Australia Adelaide, South Australia ACOSS will be getting past the numbers and focusing on the importance of putting people and community at the centre of economic and social policy. With the date of the federal election set, the ACOSS [...]

21 03, 2013

Protecting Domestic Violence as a Protected Attribute

By |March 21st, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, News|Comments Off on Protecting Domestic Violence as a Protected Attribute

AWAVA joined 96 other organisations, including many of our member organisations and Friends & Supporters, in calling on the Government to pass the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 through parliament by the end of June this year and welcoming the additional protected attributes suggested in the recommendations made by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee.  [...]

21 03, 2013

SHOUT!

By |March 21st, 2013|Events|Comments Off on SHOUT!

Australian Women's Coalition is calling young women between 18 - 30 years who live, study or work in Auburn, Bankstown, Liverpool or Coffs Harbour NSW, or in Canberra, ACT to be a part of SHOUT!  A series of three free workshops will run in each location, complemented by an online network of support and skills-sharing and a local network of participants and AWC member organisations. The workshops [...]

20 03, 2013

Media Release: Protecting Domestic Violence As A Protected Attribute

By |March 20th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release|Comments Off on Media Release: Protecting Domestic Violence As A Protected Attribute

How will we now protect survivors and victims of domestic violence from the discrimination we know they face in the workplace and in accessing safe, secure, long-term accommodation? The Attorney General, Mark Dreyfus QC, has just announced that the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 will be on hold, missing a once-in-a-decade opportunity to introduce much-needed protections [...]

15 03, 2013

Weekly Round-up* – 15 March

By |March 15th, 2013|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* – 15 March

As CSW57 is winding up in New York the AWAVA delegation have been working hard to support negotiations and secure outcomes to end violence against women and girls.  No doubt there will be lots of newsworthy items from the UN early next week on the Agreed Conclusions - although news reports this week suggest continual [...]

15 03, 2013

National Day of Action Against Bullying

By |March 15th, 2013|Events|Comments Off on National Day of Action Against Bullying

Today is the National Day of Action Against Bullying here in Australia. For those interested in real social change and the prevention of bullying and violence, the Social Justice Education service provides a range of supports for leaders, managers, policy officers and practitioners, in government, schools and universities, and also works with social service and other education [...]

8 03, 2013

Weekly Round-up * 8 March

By |March 8th, 2013|News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up * 8 March

It's fitting that today's International Women's Day's theme is "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women” as over 6,000 members of civil society are gathered in New York for the 57th Session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW57) to focus on the elimination and prevention of violence against [...]