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.


DV victims/survivors evicted from social housing for “nuisance”, global database on political violence against women, workshops, resources, and more! 14 June 2019
Violence against Indigenous women in Canada termed “genocide”, strengthening hospital responses to family violence in Vic, reports, events, and more! 7 June 2019
Link between violence against women and health, Brisbane commits to DV strategy, events, resources, and more! 31 May 2019
2017 National Community Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women survey results released, news, events, resources, and more! 24 May 2019
Increases in DVO breach reports in Qld, sex education key to ending sexual violence in India, reports, resources, and more! 17 May 2019
SA gov to provide emergency accommodation for DV perpetrators, Tas victims/survivors of sexual violence demand right to be publicly identified, events, and more! 10 May 2019
Sexual and reproductive health rights worldwide, women in prison in Australia, victims/survivors’ voting rights in Turkey, surveys, training, and more! 3 May 2019
Escalating need for services and long term support, DV disclosure scheme in SA, events, resources, and more! 12 April 2019
Role of sport in ending violence against women, AHRC paper on homelessness among older women, seminars, surveys, and more! 5 April 2019
Greater training needed to administer rape kits in regional area, “Advocates for Change” in Tasmania, training, resources, and more! 29 March 2019
Impacts of DFV trauma on companion animals, ANROWS research synthesis on housing insecurity/homelessness and DFV, talks, courses, and more! 22 March 2019
New Family Violence Law Help website launched, Australian Government decides not to sign UN IWD motion, webinars, training, opportunities and more! 15 March 2019
New women’s safety package announced by Australian Government, students subjected to sexual harassment on public transport, events, surveys, and more! 8 March 2019
Advocates call for greater NSW Gov commitment to ending VAW, royal commission on violence against people with disability, talks, surveys, and more! 1 March 2019
Senate Inquiry report into dowry abuse released, homeless victims/survivors housed in “unsafe and appalling” motel rooms, events, resources, and more! 22 February 2019
Last day to complete AWAVA’s Prevention Survey, Australian Government announces $78m for women and children facing violence, surveys, events, and more! 15 February 2019
Women on temporary visas targeted in tech-facilitated abuse, uni students warned to be respectful during O-week activities, events, surveys and more! 8 February 2019
TAFEs and independent providers lagging in responding to sexual violence, UK laws to introduce significant changes on DFV, events, surveys, and more! 1 February 2019
ACT public servants to be trained to identify DV, US government shutdown threatening women’s services, surveys, events, and more! 18 January 2019