WWDA has created or contributed to four accessible and easy to use projects made for our community. We have provided information about each of them below:
WWDA is currently working on a large project, offering women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disability opportunities to build and improve their leadership skills. There are so many exciting activities coming up including:
- Art Competitions
- Peer Networking
To find out more and to join take a look on the WWDA LEAD page.
(previously Our Place)
Our Site is an accessible website made by and for women and girls with disabilities.
Our Site provides practical resources and information across five theme areas:
- Human rights
- Leadership and participation
- Decision making and choices
- Sexual and reproductive health and rights
- Safety from all forms of violence.
Our Site also showcases the real-life stories of individuals living with disabilities across Australia.
WWDA secured funding to create Our Site through the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program.
The Our Site website project commenced in late 2018 and has involved the leadership, creativity and input of over 100 women with disability from around Australia.
Our Site has been designed so that it can be used by as many people as possible. It is compliant with international accessibility standards, is easy to use and provides information and downloadable resources in a variety of different formats and languages.
Help us to promote Our Site
There are many ways to help promote Our Site. If you would like to help, find out more on our Promote Our Site page.
If you would like to talk to us directly about promoting Our Site, please email WWDA’s Communications Officer via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WWDA Youth Network is an initiative of WWDA aimed at providing a voice for the needs and rights of young women, feminine identifying and non-binary young people living with a disabilities in Australia.
The WWDA Youth Network aims to empower young people by providing resources that empower them to advocate for their rights.
Help us promote to Youth Network
If you would like to help us promote the WWDA Youth Network, please email WWDA’s Communications Officer on email@example.com.
Sunny is an app for women with disabilities who have experienced violence and abuse. Sunny has been co-designed by WWDA, 1800RESPECT and women with disability to make sure it provides the very best support for the people who use it.
If you have experienced violence and abuse, Sunny can support you to:
- tell your story
- understand what has happened
- know your rights
- find people who can help
- understand what abuse is
- learn about different types of abuse.
Everyone has the right to feel safe with other people. If someone is making you feel scared or unsafe Sunny can help you find support.
How do I get Sunny?
Go to the App Store or Google Play store to download Sunny. Sunny is free to download and is free to use on your phone.
Sunny has been made so it can be used by everyone. Sunny is compliant to level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. You can use a screen reader to access Sunny on IOS (iPhones) and Android phones. You can make the text in Sunny larger or smaller by using the accessibility settings on your phone.
Help us to promote Sunny
There are many ways to help promote Sunny. If you would like to help, find out more on 1800RESPECT’s Promote Sunny page.
If you would like to talk to us directly about promoting Sunny, please email WWDA’s Communications Officer via firstname.lastname@example.org.