AWAVA Weekly Round-Up


Read AWAVA’s Weekly Round-Ups to stay up to date on news from the preventing and responding to violence against women sector.


For older editions, visit our weekly round-up archives.


Ochre Ribbon Week, NT debates court changes for victim/survivors, reports, events and more!
13 February 2020
Fiji announces National Action Plan to prevent gender-based violence, free dental care for women experiencing violence, events, resources and more!
6 February 2020
Police attitudes towards sexual assault revealed, poverty and disability preventing women from leaving violence, relief resources, surveys and more!
30 January 2020
Bushfire Crisis and Climate Emergency, Extensive relief resources listed, Black Deaths in Custody, Reproductive Abuse and more.
23 January 2020
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 home violence, resources, events and more! 5 December 2019
Progress on Family Law Inquiry safeguards, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, reports, courses and more! 29 November 2019
Round-Up survey closing soon, need to address intergenerational trauma and institutional violence against Aboriginal women, news, resources, and more! 15 November 2019
Disability Royal Commission Public Hearings begin, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women most at risk of online D&FV, events, surveys, and more! 8 November 2019
WLSA and Rosie Batty team up to launch plan for safety in family law, protests against VAW around the world, surveys, events and more! 25 October 2019
Family inquiry to proceed despite unanimous opposition from D&FV experts, workplace sexual violence in Western Europe, reports, events, and more! 18 October 2019
Victims/survivors imprisoned for killing abusers in self-defence, elder abuse in England and Wales, events, resources, and more! 11 October 2019