26 05, 2021

2021-2022 Federal Budget Analysis

By |2021-05-26T11:29:40+10:00May 26th, 2021|Research & Reports|Comments Off on 2021-2022 Federal Budget Analysis

AWAVA has conducted a budget analysis in relation to budget measures aimed at prevention and responses to all forms of violence against women and their children.   In response to community pressure, the government has certainly attempted to place women closer to the centre of this year’s budget. With the much-welcomed return of the Women’s [...]

28 01, 2021

Criminalisation of Coercive Control: Issues Paper

By |2021-01-28T14:25:29+11:00January 28th, 2021|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Criminalisation of Coercive Control: Issues Paper

Coercive control is an umbrella term that refers to an ongoing pattern of controlling and coercive behaviours that pervade an individual’s daily life with a devastating impact. These behaviours may include physical, sexual, psychological, financial and emotional abuse and intimidation, used as tactics by a perpetrator to gain power, control and dominance over a victim/survivor. [...]

9 12, 2020

Good Practice Principles in Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

By |2021-08-08T16:22:43+10:00December 9th, 2020|Best Practice Resources, Research & Reports|Comments Off on Good Practice Principles in Addressing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Given the high prevalence of sexual and gender-based violence and its complexity, it is critical that services working with victims/survivors of violence are appropriately equipped to support them.   The purpose of this brochure is to synthesise the unique and effective practice model derived from specialist women’s services to inform policy direction and practices of [...]

22 10, 2020

2020-2021 Federal Budget Analysis

By |2020-10-22T11:15:55+11:00October 22nd, 2020|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on 2020-2021 Federal Budget Analysis

AWAVA has conducted a budget analysis in relation to budget measures aimed at prevention and responses to all forms of violence against women and their children.   The bushfires and Covid-19 had brought on a number of social challenges for the people living in Australia. The stresses and the home confinement due to mandatory lockdown [...]

6 10, 2020

Safe Access Zones in Australia

By |2020-10-06T07:43:42+11:00October 6th, 2020|Research & Reports, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Safe Access Zones in Australia

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance has partnered with Marie Stopes Australia and the University of Queensland (UQ) Pro Bono Centre to produce a paper on Safe Access Zones in Australia.   Safe access zones function in all jurisdictions in Australia with the exception of South Australia and Western Australia. With the move to legislate safe [...]

23 07, 2020

Joint NGO Submission on behalf of the Australian NGO Coalition to Australia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review

By |2020-07-23T09:30:08+10:00July 23rd, 2020|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Joint NGO Submission on behalf of the Australian NGO Coalition to Australia’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review

This Joint NGO Submission is endorsed, in whole or in part, by 202 NGOs across Australia, including AWAVA. The submission was coordinated by the Human Rights Law Centre, the Kingsford Legal Centre and the Caxton Legal Centre, working with an Advisory Group comprised of 16 NGOs, which provided expert guidance on the content and focus [...]

30 06, 2020

Survey report on the victims/survivors experiences of seeking help

By |2020-07-16T11:26:39+10:00June 30th, 2020|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Survey report on the victims/survivors experiences of seeking help

Survey Data Analysis Report The role of the specialist women’s services: Survey on the standards of service provision for victims/survivors of gender-based violence This survey was conducted at the end 2019 by Australian Women Against Violence Alliance to gather data and evidence for an update of the 2016 AWAVA’s Policy Brief on the unique role [...]

7 04, 2020

Joint Position Paper: Disaster Recovery, Planning and Management for Women, their Families, and their Communities in all their Diversity

By |2020-04-07T10:35:20+10:00April 7th, 2020|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Joint Position Paper: Disaster Recovery, Planning and Management for Women, their Families, and their Communities in all their Diversity

The National Women's Alliances, including AWAVA, have prepared this joint position paper on Disaster Recovery, Planning and Management for Women, their Families, and their Communities in all their Diversity. During an emergency, everyone in a community is affected, but there is strong evidence to show that different groups of people experience disaster differently. Gender stereotypes [...]

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