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27 04, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 27 April

By |April 27th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 27 April

In yet another short week this month, not a lot has crossed our virtual desks in relation to Violence Against Women - but importantly, the National Plan Implementation Panel (NPIP) has been announced and held its first meeting this week (26 and 27 April). Picking up on last week's final roundtables for the Special Rapporteur [...]

20 04, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 20 April

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Welcome to all of our new subscribers! In the past few weeks we have had quite a few newbies join us, which is great! Remember, if there is an event you want to promote, or an article of interest you want to share, send it through to info@awava.org.au and we will try to include it [...]

6 04, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 5 April

By |April 6th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 5 April

A short week for most of us this week, so only a short round-up!  Not much has crossed our desks in relation to local news, but there is plenty happening in other parts of the world Around the Country Victims of forced marriage speak out as Attorney General Nicola Roxon promises changes to make coercion into marriage [...]

30 03, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 30 March

By |March 30th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 30 March

This week there have been some very interesting new reports released, so make sure you read all the way to the bottom of this post so you don't miss out! But in brief news around the country: The Victorian Women's Trust calls on the Premier to act on violence In Tasmania, the Police Union raises [...]

23 03, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 23 March

By |March 23rd, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 23 March

This week in Violence Against Women news: Minister Collins announces new funding for victims of trafficking Mary Crooks, Executive Director of the Victorian Women's Trust says keeping quiet about violence against women is to condone it ARPA (Australian Review of Public Affairs) asks empowering victims of domestic violence: could anti-discrimination laws play a role? Women's [...]

16 03, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 16 March

By |March 16th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 16 March

Welcome to another weekly round-up! Some interesting and diverse articles have crossed our virtual desks this week, and here are a few that we thought might interest you. Around the Nation New funds have been announced for increased security in refuges and specialist services In Canberra, school students discuss respectful relationships Minister Collins also unveiled the [...]

15 03, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 9 March

By |March 15th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 9 March

A busy and focused couple of weeks for women right around the world, with the 2nd World Shelter Conference having just concluded, CSW56 in full swing and organisations and individuals preparing for, and celebrating International Women's Day. News on gender-based violence against women continues to appear in the media daily, so here is just a [...]

8 03, 2012

Happy 101st International Women’s Day

By |March 8th, 2012|AWAVA News, International Women's Day, Women's Timeline|Comments Off on Happy 101st International Women’s Day

AWAVA has prepared a short film about the Australian Women's Timeline to celebrate International Women's Day. The Timeline was launched for the Centenary of IWD in 2011.

10 02, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 10 February

By |February 10th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 10 February

As usual, there has also been plenty of news Around the Nation and Internationally: Tricia Malowney reminds us of the complexity of issues women with disabilities can face when trying to escape violence Listen here to one woman's story as a survivor of the Black Saturday fires and Domestic Violence Internationally In Scotland, there are questions around changing [...]

6 02, 2012

Weekly Round-up* 2 February

By |February 6th, 2012|AWAVA News, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-up* 2 February

How this year has flown!  February already, and I know that lots of you will be making plans for IWD celebrations, as well as the upcoming 2nd World Shelter Conference and CSW56. With so much happening, now seems like the perfect time to take a few minutes to breathe and read-up on what has been [...]