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12 01, 2021

Weekly Round-Up 2020 Archive

By |2021-01-12T14:14:50+10:00January 12th, 2021|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-Up 2020 Archive

  Women exploited by controversial rehabilitation centre, family violence expected to spike in post-COVID Christmas, reports and more. 17 December 2020 "Activism against violence against Indigenous women is every damn day” writes Marlene Longbottom, systemic failing in police handling of DFV and more. 8 December 2020 Family and Federal Court merger risks the lives of [...]

7 01, 2020

Weekly Round-Up 2019 Archive

By |2020-06-17T11:27:24+10:00January 7th, 2020|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-Up 2019 Archive

  Australia slides on gender gap and peace & security index, including trans people in gender-based violence conversations, reports, surveys and more! 19 December 2019 Peak for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family violence survivors defunded, WESNET phone program loses funding, resources, research and more 12 December 2019 WA family violence law reform package, group [...]

18 01, 2019

Weekly Round-Up 2018 Archive

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00January 18th, 2019|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on Weekly Round-Up 2018 Archive

"Path to Nowhere" report on women on temp visas experiencing violence, sex ed needs to evolve to keep up with trends like sexting, surveys, and more! 21 December 2018 Take AWAVA's Primary Prevention Survey, higher rates of DFV expected during summer, new DFV legal provisions in NZ, workshops, surveys, and more! 7 December 2018 Harmful [...]

1 02, 2018

2017 Weekly Round Up Archive

By |2020-06-17T11:27:25+10:00February 1st, 2018|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 2017 Weekly Round Up Archive

Read AWAVA's Weekly Round-Ups to stay up to date on news from the preventing and responding to violence against women sector.   Love wins! 8 December 2017 Cross-border DVOs, sexual harassment in Aus media, & opportunities to get involved 1 December 2017 16 Days of Activism, Inap Nau partnership in PNG, the heavy toll of [...]

22 12, 2016

22 December Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00December 22nd, 2016|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 22 December Weekly Round-up

Advocates are concerned that the number of women survivors imprisoned for acting in self-defence is rising, and the increasing imprisonment of women generally is linked to women’s lifetime experiences of violent crime. In many cases, the law does not take into account the difficult circumstances of women victims of domestic violence who attack or kill [...]

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 [...]

29 11, 2016

30 November Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00November 29th, 2016|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 30 November Weekly Round-up

The Victorian Government has sealed its commitment to protecting women and children and preventing violence with its newly released 10 Year Plan to End Family Violence. The Government has promised to implement the 227 recommendations made by Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence. Specifically, the Plan commits the Victorian Government  to the following goals: [...]

24 11, 2016

24 November Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00November 24th, 2016|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 24 November Weekly Round-up

The rallying cry of women all around the globe will again be heard in this year’s commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.  Running from 25 November to 10 December, this annual event brings together campaigns in more than 165 countries.   Originally conceived by the Center for Women's Global Leadership in [...]

17 11, 2016

17 November Weekly Round-up

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

    Among the many questions raised by Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States is the question of what impact the result will have on marginalised and victimised groups including Muslim people, people of colour, people with disability and women who have been subjected to violence and harassment. Alisson Pohle has addressed [...]

9 11, 2016

09 November Weekly Round-up

By |2020-06-17T11:29:40+10:00November 9th, 2016|Weekly Round-Up Archives|Comments Off on 09 November Weekly Round-up

      Invigorated by the recent National Multicultural Women’s Conference, we are excited to bring you this week’s round-up. At the conference, Antoinette Braybrook spoke about domestic and family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, noting that despite the proliferation of violence in these communities, it is not perpetrated only by Aboriginal [...]

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