4 October 2016 by Haley Gleeson Putting condoms (awkwardly) on bananas is out; feeling good is in. A growing number of sex education initiatives for adults are springing up to fill the gaps left by sex ed in schools…
6 June 2016 by Erin Gillen Formal sex education in schools is not meeting the needs of young women, according to a recent survey by the Equality Rights Alliance Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG). In doing so, it may also be denying them a human right to comprehensive sex education…
26 April 2016 by Hannah Gissane If you can’t get a seat at the table, then bring your own chair. From the local to the global, young women leaders are well-versed in innovating participation where our voices would be otherwise be silenced or go unheard. This spirit fuelled the CSW Youth Forum leading into the […]
Feb 19, 2016 By Melissa Archer Retirement can seem a pretty abstract idea to a young woman in the workforce. I have to admit that until recently I’ve been rather optimistic about my “older” years, naively presuming I will live in my own home, using my hard-earned superannuation to fund a comfortable life. Living in poverty […]
ERA’s Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG) is after another member to join and be part of their work amplifying young women’s voices in the national policy space. YWAG is an opportunity to meet and work with young women from across Australia too advocate on issues that are important to young women. If you are between the […]
ERA’s Young Women’s Advisory Group (YWAG) made this submission to the UN Special Rapportuer on Violence Against Women, Dubravka Simonovic, prior to her February 2017 visit to Australia.
A Whole Generation out of Date: Young People’s Stories of Sex Education is a report detailing the results of focus group discussions that were conducted with young people as part of the ERA Young Women’s Advisory Group project Let’s Talk: Young Women’s Views on Sex Education.
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