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8 03, 2014

AWAVA at CSW 58

By |March 8th, 2014|Announcement, In Focus, Uncategorized|Comments Off on AWAVA at CSW 58

The AWAVA delegation members attending the 58th session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW), in New York, will be  providing specialist knowledge and expertise on all forms of violence against women, bringing extensive experience from across Australia, and working with international partners to reach Agreed Conclusions.  The representatives are: Head of the [...]

7 03, 2014

International Women’s Day 2014: Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

By |March 7th, 2014|Announcement, AWAVA News, News|Comments Off on International Women’s Day 2014: Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2014, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash sends her greetings to the National Women's Alliances and acknowledges the work we collectively do to further gender equality and equity.   http://youtu.be/p3Wcy_GEnN8   We thank the Minister for her kind words and look [...]

14 02, 2014

Media Release: One Billion Rising

By |February 14th, 2014|Announcement, AWAVA News, Media Release, News|Comments Off on Media Release: One Billion Rising

The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance welcomes women and girl’s leadership of and participation in the global One Billion Rising Movement. We believe such important campaigns continue to raise awareness of the nature, prevalence, and consequences of gender-based violence. Please follow the link to read our One Billion Rising media release

9 12, 2013

Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

By |December 9th, 2013|AWAVA News, In Focus, Media Release, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

The Australian Women against Violence Alliance thanks the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse for services rendered to our Sector. The contribution of ADFVC to our Sector has been significant. For more than a decade, the ADFVC has contributed to the knowledge base on domestic and family violence and effective responses and best practice based [...]

3 12, 2013

Weekly Round-up * 3 December

By |December 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up * 3 December

The 16 days of Activism continue to be marked and celebrated across Australia and around the world. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global campaign to  raise awareness about violence against women and its impact on women's physical, psychological, social and spiritual well-being.  As AWAVA believes, human rights cannot be universal without [...]

25 11, 2013

Weekly Round-up * 25 November

By |November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up * 25 November

(AWAVA members with the Hon. Prime Minister and Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash at the White Ribbon Breakfast, 19 November) Today, 25 November, is the International day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. 25 November has been marked by women’s and anti-violence activists as a day focused on the elimination of violence since 1981. 25 November [...]

25 11, 2013

Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – 25 November 2013

By |November 25th, 2013|In Focus, Media Release, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – 25 November 2013

25 November has been marked by women’s and anti-violence activists as a day focused on the elimination of violence since 1981. In 1999 the United Nations declared 25 November as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW). 25 November also starts 16 Days of Activism on ending violence against women and girls. [...]

25 11, 2013

Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

By |November 25th, 2013|Announcement, AWAVA News, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

"Violence and sexual assault against women is totally unacceptable. Sadly, statistics tell us that one in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15, and almost one in five have experienced sexual violence. The Coalition Government understands that in order to prevent violence against women and their children, attitudes around gender [...]

25 10, 2013

Reclaim the Night: 25 October, 2013

By |October 25th, 2013|Announcement, AWAVA News, News|Comments Off on Reclaim the Night: 25 October, 2013

AWAVA and Equality Rights Alliance are standing in solidarity today, 25 October 2013, to reclaim the night. Both alliances strongly believe that safety and equality go hand in hand. AWAVA understands that gender-based violence against women is both a consequence and cause of gender inequity, which is embedded deeply within all levels of our society. Violence [...]

21 10, 2013

Job Opportunity: AWAVA Administrative Assistant

By |October 21st, 2013|Announcement, In Focus, News|Comments Off on Job Opportunity: AWAVA Administrative Assistant

AWAVA is seeking an independent, motivated, innovative, and solutions oriented administration assistant to join our team. The administration assistant will provide administrative, organisational, and communication support to the AWAVA Chair and Program Manager, AWAVA Executive and Advisory Group or AWAVA delegate and WESNET as Lead Agency, to deliver the aims and objectives of AWAVA and [...]