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2 09, 2019

Analysis of the Fourth Action Plan

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00September 2nd, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on Analysis of the Fourth Action Plan

The Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children has been announced and endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments. AWAVA has prepared an analysis of the Fourth Action Plan mapping it against our earlier submission during the consultations.   In summary, the Fourth Action Plan is positive [...]

15 01, 2019

Report on Outcomes from the National Women’s Alliances and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia Workshop

By |2019-05-14T14:32:38+10:00January 15th, 2019|Research & Reports, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Report on Outcomes from the National Women’s Alliances and Disabled People’s Organisations Australia Workshop

In October 2018, AWAVA, alongside the other National Women's Alliances and Disabled People's Organisations, participated in a one-day workshop hosted by Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA). You can find out more about the outcomes of the workshop in this report:  

21 12, 2018

Intervention of child protection services in cases where children are living with domestic and family violence

By |2020-01-21T10:19:01+10:00December 21st, 2018|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Intervention of child protection services in cases where children are living with domestic and family violence

In 2018, AWAVA hosted an intern, Tatiana Zhdanova, from the Australian National Internship Program. Drawing on expert interviews with women's legal and court advocacy services, Tatiana prepared a report on common patterns and outcomes for children and their parents in cases where children are exposed to domestic and family violence. The report also proposes recommendations [...]

11 12, 2018

Path to Nowhere Report: Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence and their Children

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00December 11th, 2018|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Path to Nowhere Report: Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence and their Children

The National Advocacy Group on Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence has released the report "Path to Nowhere". The report draws from data collected by an online survey which was developed for service providers to submit data on women with worked with or who sought assistance from them during the month of August 2018.   [...]

9 10, 2018

Mapping Domestic Priorities and International Commitments

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00October 9th, 2018|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Mapping Domestic Priorities and International Commitments

This document outlines AWAVA’s domestic advocacy priorities against international frameworks and commitments on gender equality and women’s rights. AWAVA Advocacy Priorities Australian governments must fund and support effective, accessible and competent services for the diverse groups of women subjected to different forms of violence. Women's and children's safety must be placed at the centre of [...]

26 09, 2018

Submission on the development of the Fourth Action Plan

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00September 26th, 2018|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on Submission on the development of the Fourth Action Plan

This submission draws on the survey conducted by AWAVA in May-June 2018, as well as AWAVA’s policy positions established in consultation with our members and networks including peak bodies and other diverse organisations from every State and Territory in Australia working in areas such as domestic and family violence, sexual assault, legal assistance, and education.   [...]

3 09, 2018

AWAVA Fourth Action Plan Survey Report

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00September 3rd, 2018|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on AWAVA Fourth Action Plan Survey Report

The National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan) is a major policy framework that has the potential to help achieve gender equality and end violence against women. The National Plan acts as the primary Australian policy on reducing sexual assault and domestic and family violence.   Support for [...]

30 04, 2018

Women’s Refuges as Part of Feminism: A View from a Different Angle

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00April 30th, 2018|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Women’s Refuges as Part of Feminism: A View from a Different Angle

AWAVA was one of the sponsor partners for the March 2018 issues of the Parity Magazine titled The Future of Women's Refugees.   Dr Merrindahl Andrew, AWAVA's Program Manager is writing on women's refuges as part of feminism: While refuges are clearly part of the homelessness services sector, [...] what is sometimes less clear in [...]

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