Submission: Response to Australia’s Draft Sixth Periodic Report Under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

In September 2018, WWDA made a submission to the Australian Government in response to their Draft Sixth Periodic Report Under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT).

The brief Submission from WWDA highlights two key issue areas for consideration by the Attorney‑General’s Department for the purposes of finalising the draft report, including violence against women and sterilisation of women and girls with disability.

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Download Australian Government draft CAT report: