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WWDA at the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

This week WWDA LEAD Project Manager, Saph is in Meanjin/Brisbane for the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction....

Principle 3 – Challenging and transforming traditional views of leadership

Women with disabilities are not problems to be ‘fixed’, we are problem solvers.  Women With Disabilities Australia’s (WWDA) LEAD Project’s...

Principle 2 – Value diversity and lived experience

Promoting the status of women and girls with disabilities in all our diversity.  Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) recognises the...

Sexual and Reproductive Rights Webinar Update

The Sexual and Reproductive Rights for People with Disabilities webinar, which was to be held today, Monday 5 September 2022,...

Principle 1 – Lead by lifting others up

Leadership that creates space for others to join, feel and be heard too. Women with Disabilities Australia’s (WWDA) first leadership...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking September 21!

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...
  • Date 29 August 22

How can you LEAD in your business?

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is a Disabled People’s Organisation for women, girls, feminine identifying people, and nonbinary folk with...

WWDA at ESCAP

In July, our staff member Saphia Grant virtually attended a United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the...

Webinar: Sexual and Reproductive Rights for People with Disability

Supporting each other, to support ourselves Join us as we kick off Women’s Health Week with a webinar on sexual...

National Women’s Alliances Forum

In late June, WWDA CEO Carolyn Frohmader, attended the two-day forum of the National Women’s Alliances (NWAs) – held in...

WWDA at COSP

WWDA had a significant presence at COSP this year with our youth delegate Margherita Dall’Occo Vaccaro and Board member Kat...

Our Site 2.0 Project Steering Committee has been selected

In July 2022, we announced WWDA’s newest project, Our Site 2.0. The project will increase the accessibility and usability of oursite.wwda.org.au and develop a newly...

Our Site nominated for International Zero23 Award

WWDA’s Our Site Project was one of 319 nominations from 78 countries for #ZeroCall23! ** Update as of 13 August...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking August 17!

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...
  • Date 19 July 22

Announcing WWDA Our Site 2.0

Between 2018 and 2020, WWDA developed a virtual centre for women, girls, feminine identifying, and non-binary people called Our Site ( Link...

WWDA Board Member, Kat Reed, on #QandA: The Choice: Violence or Poverty

Last Friday night on July 8 2022, The ABC broadcast a Q+A episode that discussed the cruel choice facing Australian...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking July 20!

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Charlotte Young – Now available!

For our second last episode, Margherita, Youth Development Officer guest interviews WWDA Youth Advisory Group member and all round advocate...

WWDA COSP 2022 Side Event: Our Site Empowering Women and Girls with Disability through Co-Design

The WWDA team is excited to host a virtual side event at the United Nations Conference of state parties (COSP)...

‘The LGBTIQA+ and Disability’ Webinar Recording

On 17 May, WWDA hosted a WWDA LEAD webinar ‘Intersections: LGBTIQA+ and Disability’ with a great panel of women and...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking on – June 15

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...

Media Release: Women have spoken: new government urged to prioritise structural reform

Media Release Monday, May 23 2022 National Women’s Alliances have congratulated the incoming ALP Government and all new members of...

Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP15) 

This year, the 15th session of the United Nations Conference of State Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights...

In the media: New front in Coalition war on charities

On 14 May 2022, Kristine Ziwica published an article on The Saturdays Paper website titled “New front in Coalition war...

Join us in our election 2022 asks!

The advocacy priorities of WWDA’s 2022 Election Platform we have showcased across the past month were informed by WWDA’s National...