The International Council of Jewish Women holds their Quadrennial Convention in May 2018.
In this series we have a chat with activists, advocates and stirrers making a difference for women and girls. Susan Hutchinson is a tireless women, peace and security activist. She is the architect of the prosecute; don’t perpetrate campaign. We had a chat with Susan to get in an inside look at this campaign and […]
The National Women’s Alliances are organising two preparatory webinars for #CSW62. Webinar 1, 2:30pm 26 September 2017: includes an introduction to human rights structures, including CSW, CEDAW and the Beijing Platform. Webinar 2, 7:30pm 3 October 2017: includes a guide to CSW and a guide to Agreed Language and previously agreed language. Each session will run […]
The Office for Women has started the CSW62 process by opening up nominations for the Civil Society positions on the official Government delegation to the 62nd meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), opening submission for side event proposals and seeking submissions for Australian Government priorities. The priority theme for CSW62 is […]
Join Action Aid Australia to celebrate Womanitarians for World Humanitarian Day!
The National Women’s Alliances hosted a civil society report back on the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women on the 26th of April 2017. The report back explored outcomes from the CSW61 as well as ways to progress implementation of the CSW61 Agreed Conclusions and strengthen our international advocacy for CSW62. […]
A Civil Society Statement prepared by Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) calling for Federal Government support for a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with disability. The statement is open for organisational endorsement with further details available here. The statement is available here.
There are an estimated 45.8 million people around the world living in modern slavery. Modern slavery affects every country, and for many large businesses – their supply chains. The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 is being viewed as a ground-breaking model for action by governments, particularly in relation to requiring transparency and reporting by companies on their supply chains.
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