13 01, 2020

Civil Society Report for the Beijing +25 Review

By |2020-06-17T11:27:24+10:00January 13th, 2020|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Civil Society Report for the Beijing +25 Review

Working Together for Equality: NGO Beijing +25 Review has been developed by a caucus of Australian civil society organisations to evaluate the progress of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action by Australia. AWAVA has been an active member of the caucus, drafted a section on violence against women and contributed to a number of other  sections [...]

17 12, 2019

Position paper: The Status of Women and Girls with Disability in Australia

By |2019-12-17T08:10:20+11:00December 17th, 2019|Research & Reports|Comments Off on Position paper: The Status of Women and Girls with Disability in Australia

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) CEO Carolyn Frohmader for and on behalf of Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO) and the National Women’s Alliances, including AWAVA, has prepared this Position Paper on the Status of Women and Girls with Disability in Australia. The paper covers the current status of women and girls with disability under the [...]

2 10, 2019

Blueprint for Reform

By |2020-06-17T11:27:24+10:00October 2nd, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on Blueprint for Reform

Removing Barriers to Safety for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence who are on Temporary Visas Violence against women is a grave violation of human rights. The National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children envisions an Australia free from all forms of violence and abuse against women and their children.   On [...]

26 09, 2019

Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women: A survey of activities in Australia – Report

By |2020-06-17T11:27:24+10:00September 26th, 2019|In Focus, Research & Reports|Comments Off on Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women: A survey of activities in Australia – Report

26 September 2019     Primary prevention is an approach to address the underlying gendered and other intersecting drivers of violence to stop violence before it occurs. Primary prevention of violence against women encompasses activities to build respectful relationships and increase gender equality to reduce and ultimately end violence against women. It also includes activities [...]

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+11:00December 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 |2021-01-19T12:03:49+11:00December 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.   [...]

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