Papers, Articles, Reports & Submissions 2011 – 2015

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) and Women With Disabilities Victoria: ‘Joint Submission to Productivity Commission’s Draft Report National Disability Care and Support Inquiry'(May 2011) [PDF] [Word]

The emphasis for this joint Submission from WWDA and Women With Disabilities Victoria is how to ensure lived experiences which arise from gender, with attention to the perspective of women and girls in particular, are considered in the development of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and addressed in its implementation. The Submission addresses a number of issues of specific interest to women with disabilities, including for example: Sexuality, Parenting and Reproductive Rights; Health and wellbeing; Employment; and, Safety and violence. The Submission includes a number of case studies to highlight and give a context to the issues raised, and contains a number of specific recommendations. Copyright WWDA May 2011.