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4 11, 2014

Submissions Open: Australian Government priorities for the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59)

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The Office for Women would like to invite all interested individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to provide input into the Australian Government priorities for the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), via a written submission process.   CSW59 will focus on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including [...]

7 07, 2014

Media Release: Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022: Moving Ahead

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MEDIA RELEASE Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022  Moving Ahead The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance commends the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments for their release of the Second Action Plan 2013-2016 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children [...]

17 04, 2014

Farewell to Dr Trishima Mitra-Kahn

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It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr Trishima Mitra-Kahn, AWAVA’s committed Program Manager, has resigned. Trish has made the difficult decision to move on, seeking new challenges and opportunities in the preventing violence against women sector. Trish joined AWAVA in March 2013 as Policy Officer and was appointed Program Manager in October [...]

24 03, 2014

Submissions into the Development of the Second Action Plan

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The Department of Social Services recently accepted submissions on the development of the Second Action Plan (2013 – 2016). The Second Action Plan forms part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-22 (the National Plan), which is a 12-year strategy which aims to bring together Commonwealth, state and territory [...]

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

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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

19 12, 2013

Holiday Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

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  The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash has acknowledged the vital work of the six National Women's Alliances and has expressed her continuing belief and support for the work we do. We thank the Minister for her kind words and look forward to continuing to engage, collaborate and [...]

9 12, 2013

Thank you, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

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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 [...]

25 11, 2013

Message from Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

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"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 [...]