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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.
In 2018 the Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO will travel across the country to speak with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls as part of the Wiyi Yani U Thangani ‘Women’s Voices’ project. The project will build on the legacy of the landmark Women’s Business report from 1986, which was the first and last […]
The 2018 Pamela Denoon Lecture ‘Time’s up on sexual harassment’ will be given by Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins (see details below and flier attached). Ms Jenkins’ lecture will focus on the recent report into sexual harassment and assault at Australian Universities. She will discuss the findings, the proposed strategies, and the response to the report. […]
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 […]
Are you a young person or youth led organisation who develops, runs, and/or advocates for feminist education programs? Are you a young person or youth led organisation involved in educative feminist media and academia? (Youth led organisations are defined as organisations that are predominantly governed and staffed by young people) The Young Women’s Advisory Group […]
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