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25 11, 2014

Media Release: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance is reflecting on Australia’s achievements and ongoing challenges in preventing male violence against women.   AWAVA stands in solidarity with those whose lives have been impacted by violence, with survivors who fight for justice and an end [...]

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 [...]

1 07, 2014

Launch of the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022

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On Friday 27 June, 2014, the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 was launched. More information about the Second Action Plan is available on the Department of Social Services website, or click here for a pdf version. Also available are shorter fact sheets to explain different [...]

25 03, 2014

CSW58 Agreed Conclusions!

By |March 25th, 2014|In Focus, News|Comments Off on CSW58 Agreed Conclusions!

We are delighted to be able to share with you the Agreed Conclusions from the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.   We would also like to share a Statement by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash on the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission [...]

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

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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 [...]

25 11, 2013

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

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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. [...]