ERA’s Helen Dalley-Fisher joined the ACOSS community sector Budget response press conference on 10 May 2017 and was featured on SBS. Watch here.
“CSW is where we check the world’s pulse in relation to gender justice. While progressive feminist activists have, in recent years, lamented the lack of progress in the Agreed Conclusions, the power of this document is in the reality it reflects. As a consensus document, the Agreed Conclusions contain competing and conflicting agendas and viewpoints where we can locate the hurdles, the sticking points, and yes, the progress, as fragile and small as that can seem.”
Budget 2014 represents another missed opportunity to address Australia’s chronic housing affordability problem. Older, single women face the biggest housing challenges in our community. Now is not the time to drop the ball on housing. We desperately need leadership and intervention from the federal government…
…womenvote.org.au highlights the democratic importance of women casting a vote that reflects their experiences and beliefs. The site will also provide links to party policies, to the ABC’s Vote Compass and to various other political spectrum tools so that women can easily engage…
In 2015 at the Launch of YWAG’s Let’s Talk survey, we hosted a panel of young women to discuss the respectful relationships and sex education.
12 February 2016 Young women have spoken out about respectful relationships and sex education and this is what they have to say. The Young Women’s Advisory Group of the Equality Rights Alliance recently surveyed over 1000 young women, aged between 16-21, about their experiences of sex education in Let’s Talk: Young Women’s Views on Sex […]
7 March 2016 by Sienna Aguilar There is a lot in the news lately about respectful relationships and sex education. From commentary on the inclusion of pleasure in sex education to the targeting of the Safe School program, it seems so many have something to say about this topic. But, how often are we young […]
5 March 2016 by Matthew Raggatt Three-quarters of young women believe sex education in schools left them unprepared for sex and dealing with relationships, a national survey has found. Education gaps revealed in the survey included key issues such as consent, which nearly two-thirds of the women and girls aged 16 to 21 said they had not been taught, while only 40 per cent […]
8 March 2016 by Maeve Marsden With research from the Sydney Women and Sexual Health Survey revealing more than 40 per cent of lesbian and bisexual-identifying women have never had an STI test, some creative approaches to sex education are clearly required…
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