Hear about CSW62 and contribute to the National Women’s Alliances’ CSW agenda!
19/03/18 (GMT -4) We are in the thick of negotiations at the United Nations in New York for the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women Agreed Conclusions. After a marathon reading of Rev. 1, Revision 2 (Rev.2) is available here. For context, Revision 1 (Rev.1) was finalised in the early hours of 17 March.
This primer is an introductory guide for progressive feminist and women’s rights civil society organisations to advocate on language in the lead up to and at CSW.
ERA has worked with our membership to develop our 2018-18 pre-budget submission which covers gender responsive budgeting, much-needed funding for time-use surveys, rebuilding the aid budget and women’s access to affordable housing, livable incomes, education and health services. The full submission is available here. With a word version here.
The National Women’s Alliances have made the following submission to the Australian Government to inform the Government’s approach to the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. (CSW62). CSW62 will focus on Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. We are grateful to the […]
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has considered reports on Australia’s implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and released their concluding observations. The document includes findings and recommendations on how Australia is tracking in relation to civil and political rights and we’ve picked up on just four of these observations […]
Share your work to advance gender equality with the SDG Goal 5 case studies! The Office for Women is inviting case studies of work from individuals, non-government and civil society organisations to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in Australia. Case studies will be used as part of Australia’s Voluntary National Review on […]
ERA has mapped our domestic advocacy priorities on housing affordability, respectful relationships and sex education and gender aware policies and processes against international human rights and gender equality commitments that Australia has signed up for. This document serves as a guide on joining the dots between these national issues and agreements that set international standards in each of […]
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