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WWDA at UN COSP12: Full Report

This year Women With Disabilities Australia attended the 12th Conference of State Parties (COSP12) on the Convention on the Rights...

Congratulations to WWDA’s CEO!

WWDA congratulates our CEO, Carolyn Frohmader, who has been selected from over 300 nominees worldwide, to be a member of...

Report on Outcomes: National Women’s Alliances and Disabled Peoples Organisations Australia Workshop, November 2018

In October 2018, WWDA organised and hosted a one-day workshop with key decision makers from each of the six National...

Vale Dr Margaret Cooper OAM

It is with profound sadness that Women With Disabilities Australia advises our members and allies of the passing of Dr....

Call for Nominations – WWDA Management Committee

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) invites nominations from WWDA members who would like to become Management Committee Members. There are...

Announcement: Management Committee Changes

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is sad to announce that Karin Swift has stood down from the role of WWDA...

Report: DPO Australia Delegation to Geneva for Australia Review Under Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

In October 2017, WWDA and our DPO Australia colleagues joined a delegation of non-government representatives in Geneva to brief the...

Rosemary Kayess Australian Nominee for UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

WWDA Congratulates Rosemary Kayess who has been nominated by Australia as a candidate for election to the United Nations Committee...

WWDA Attains Special Consultative Status with United Nations ECOSOC

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is excited to announce that we have received Special Consultative Status with the United Nations...

Disability Groups Stand Together Against Transport Cuts

“People with disability need more access to transport, not less” WWDA has joined with over 25 disability groups from across...

Report: WWDA National Forum for Women and Girls with Disability: Proceedings and Outcomes

The WWDA National Forum for Women and Girls with Disability was held in Melbourne on 6 April 2016, at the...

Report on CRPD 10 Years Conference, Seoul, Korea

WWDA has an international reputation as a leader in the promotion of human rights for women and girls with disability....

WWDA Presenting Paper at International Conference Commemorating 10 Years of the CRPD

  This week WWDA Board Member Karin Swift will be presenting at the Disability Arts and Cultural Network International (WWDACN) Conference in...

Opinion: Unfettered Ability – Cheryl McDonnell

Written by Cheryl McDonnell 22 June 2016 (c) 2016 Cheryl McDonnell Download: Unfettered Ability [PDF] Unfettered Ability [DOC] Unfettered Ability...

WWDA Attending Women’s Human Rights Education Institute Intensive Program, Toronto, Canada, August 2016

WWDA’s Youth Network Manager Cashelle Dunn has been accepted into the prestigious Women’s Human Rights Education Institute (WHRI) Intensive three-part...

Opinion: Bonsai Babies – Cheryl McDonnell

Written by Cheryl McDonnell 22 June 2016 (c) 2016 Cheryl McDonnell In June 2016, SBS Television aired a program which...

Finalists for 2015 National Disability Awards Announced

The Australian Government Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP today announced the selection of 27 finalists for the...

WWDA Youth Network Launch a Resounding Success

On Thursday 30th July the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash in conjunction with...

WWDA Establishes Youth Network

The WWDA Youth Network, has officially commenced today with the opening of the WWDA Youth Network Facebook Page. The WWDA Youth...