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28 11, 2019

Thinking of engaging with the Select Committee inquiry into family law?

By |2020-06-17T11:27:24+10:00November 28th, 2019|Get Involved, In Focus, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thinking of engaging with the Select Committee inquiry into family law?

AWAVA’s position   Along with Fair Agenda and over 100 peak bodies and practitioners, we opposed the establishment of the inquiry. We made a joint statement calling for immediate action to make family law safer, separate from this unnecessary and harmful inquiry.   Now that the inquiry is going ahead against our advice, we are [...]

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:  

7 12, 2018

Primary Prevention Survey

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Primary Prevention Survey

AWAVA's Primary Prevention Survey has closed. Thank you to everyone who responded. We are now analysing the results and expect to release a report by the end of May.     AWAVA is conducting a survey of primary prevention activities across Australia. This survey is led by AWAVA’s Violence Prevention Working Group. Click here to [...]

8 10, 2018

Position Paper on the Development of the Fourth Action Plan

By |2018-10-08T14:40:45+10:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Position Paper on the Development of the Fourth Action Plan

AWAVA offers a comprehensive structure that policy-makers might find useful in conceptualising the priority areas for the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children, and working towards a second National Plan. We offer a framework for addressing violence against women and their children holistically by taking intersectional approaches [...]

2 10, 2018

Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

By |2018-11-30T11:06:36+10:00October 2nd, 2018|Submissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Submission on the situation of women human rights defenders

AWAVA has made a submission in response to the consultation held by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders with a focus on women human rights defenders. We focused on the emerging trends of technology-facilitated abuse of women, as well as the backlash against mainstreaming gender equality. Download our submission here [...]

11 04, 2017

Prevalent and Preventable Conference-Easy English Report

By |2020-06-17T11:29:39+10:00April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Prevalent and Preventable Conference-Easy English Report

In September 2016, Our Watch and AWAVA held a three day conference on preventing violence against women. With the help of SCOPE, we produced this Easy English version of the conference report.'  To access please click on the links below: Prevalent & Preventable Conference 2016 - Easy English report in pdf Prevenlent & Preventable Conference [...]

13 12, 2016

14 December Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 14 December Weekly Round-up

At the recent Council of Australian Governments meeting (COAG), Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull responded to a campaign by more than 200 organisations (including AWAVA) by committing another year of federal funding to the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH). The $117 million funding extension is expected to help around 85,000 people who are homeless or [...]

11 10, 2016

14 October Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized, Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 14 October Weekly Round-up

Welcome to this week’s Round-Up! Originally conceived to make sense of the racialised experiences of black women, ‘intersectionality’ is a term expressing the understanding that gender inequality is not the same for all women: racism, homophobia, colonialism and abelism all combine to affect women's different experiences of gender inequality and violence. At the recent Prevalent & [...]

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