The Office for Women would like to invite all interested individuals, academics and representatives of non-government organisations to put forward an application to be included on the Australian Government delegation to CSW60.
Applications close 5pm AEDST, Wednesday 18 November 2015. You can find selection documentation here.
Women's Legal Services Australia invites female victims/survivors of sexual assault and domestic/family violence who have been involved in family law court proceedings about children's matters and would like to share their experiences to complete this short survey.
The survey will remain open until 31 December 2015.
If the survey in any way makes you feel upset, concerned or has any other negative impact on you, please contact the National Domestic and Family Violence hotline, 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732 (24 hours/7 days).
ERA's Sister Alliance, Economic Security for Women (eS4W), is seeking women’s views on their economic empowerment; their ability to cope with changing conditions in the economy; their participation in paid work and their income in later life in retirement through the Lifelong Economic Wellbeing for Women Survey.
Please take part in this survey and share with your networks.
ERA is deeply distressed by the sad news that Jacky Sutton has died in Istanbul. Jacky was previously a member of ERA's Steering Group and an ERA member representative from UN Women Australia. Her contribution to our network was truly appreciated.
Jacky was a courageous woman who stood up for peace and jusctice, working tirelessly and expertly to advance human rights across the globe.
University House, Australian National University, Canberra
October 2015 is the 15th anniversary of the landmark United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. Join us to mark the occasion with an in depth discussion on women’s participation in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and peace processes.
An opportunity to hear from senior leaders from government and civil society and have your say about the progress of Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. This year’s Dialogue will provide particular focus on peace processes in Myanmar and Solomon Islands.
There will also be reflections on the role of men’s leadership within the women, peace and security agenda and the advancement of women’s leadership in this space.
This event is co-hosted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Australian Section, Australian Council for International Development, Australian National Committee for UN Women, and the Australian National University Gender Institute.
Save the Date:19-23 September 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre!
The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) in conjunction with Our Watch, supported by WESNET (Women's Services Network) invite you to attend an International conference on practice and policy in the prevention of violence against women and children.
This Wednesday, on 25 November, 2015 as a launch for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence - JERA International, Justice Equality Rights Access International , Casa Cultura and Boite World Music join forces to launch a beautiful campaign for the elimination of violence against women and girls. That Inspires Respect: three films made by a group of secondary school students and a team of filmmakers. Join us in front of the Federation Square Big Screen to see them for the first time... Funded by the Clack Family Memorial Fund (via the Australian Communities Foundation), the Moreland City Council and the City of Melbourne, sponsored by Federation Square, Nelson Alexander and Big Bang Studio. And supported by WIRE - Women's Information and Referral Exchange, Women's Health Victoria, WHIN - Women's Health in the North, Our Watch, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Banksia Gardens Community Services, the Victorian Women's Trust and Rosie...