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WWDA News 27th April 2016

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) represents more than two-million disabled women and girls in Australia. We are run by and...
  • Date 29 April 16

WWDA News 1st March 2016

WWDA News Tuesday 1st March 2016 In This Edition: Submission to CRPD Committee 14th Session on Rights of Persons with...
  • Date 1 March 16

WWDA Annual Report 2014-2015 is now available

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is pleased to present you with our 2014-2015 Annual Report on Key International and National Projects, Activities and...
  • Date 3 February 16

WWDA News

In This Edition Australian Cross Disability Alliance Calls for Investment in Australians with Disability For Future Prosperity National Disability Strategy...
  • Date 2 February 16

WWDA Feature: Senate Inquiry into Disability Abuse

WWDA has just sent out our latest bulletin to our subscribers. This special feature edition collects several articles and and...

WWDA Speaks to Radio Atticus about Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

On International Day of People with Disability, 3rd December 2015, WWDA CEO Carolyn Frohmader was interviewed by Annemarie Reyes, producer of...

MEDIA RELEASE: Australian Cross Disability Alliance Applauds Senate’s call for Royal Commission into Violence Against People with Disability

The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) welcomes the Senate Community Affairs Committee’s report and recommendations following its ‘Inquiry into Violence...

WWDA News 25th November 2015

In This Edition WWDA Quarterly Progress Report Released WWDA AGM Thursday Revised and Updated: Preventing Violence against Women and Girls...
  • Date 25 November 15

MEDIA RELEASE: White Flower Memorial: Remembering People with Disability Who Have Died as a Result of Violence, Abuse or Neglect

On 25 November 2015, the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) is acknowledging International Day for the Elimination of Violence against...

WWDA News November 11th 2015

In This Edition NDIS ILC Co-Design Online Forum Report Now Available WWDA AGM 26th November 2015 WWDA Speaks to The...
  • Date 11 November 15

The Guardian: UN Examines Australia’s Forced Sterilisation of Women with Disabilities

WWDA Executive Director, Carolyn Frohmader was recently interviewed by Bridie Jabour from the Guardian Australia during the Untied Nations Australia Universal Periodic Review. An...

UNITED NATIONS: Serious Concerns About Human Rights Violations Against Australians with Disability

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 10 November 2015 UNITED NATIONS: Serious Concerns about human rights violations against Australians with disability The United...

WWDA News 4th November 2015

In This Edition: Young Australians with Disability to Contribute to Global Youth Disability Initiative UN Expert Urges States to Make...
  • Date 4 November 15

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 News October 21st 2015

In This Edition WWDA attending Sustainable Development Goals Gender Equity Working Group WWDA welcomes new staff member ACDA meeting with...
  • Date 21 October 15

WWDA Webinar – Understanding Violence Against Women with Disabilities

On Thursday 1st October 2015 WWDA presented a webinar on the topic of violence against women with disabilities. The webinar was...

WWDA News October 7th 2015

In This Edition WWDA welcomes new Management Committee members WWDA urges government to include women with disabilities in recently announced...
  • Date 7 October 15

WWDA URGES GOVERNMENT TO INCLUDE WOMEN WITH DISABILITY IN DV FUNDING PACKAGE

Last week the Australian Government announced a $100 million package of measures to provide a safety net for women and children...

WWDA WELCOMES FOUR NEW MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

WWDA is proud to announce that we have four new WWDA Management Committee members: Jen Hargrave, Margherita Coppolino, El Gibbs...
  • Date 29 September 15

WWDA News: Executive Officer Finalist in 100 Women of Influence Awards

WWDA Executive Director, Carolyn Frohmader Finalist in 100 Women of Influence Awards WWDA Management Committee and staff congratulate WWDA Executive...
  • Date 24 September 15

WWDA Executive Director Finalist in 100 Women of Influence Awards

WWDA Management Committee and staff congratulate WWDA Executive Director, Carolyn Frohmader, for being shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious...
  • Date 24 September 15

WWDA News 2 September 2015

In this Edition Submission to Violence, Abuse and Neglect senate inquiry WWDA Invited to UNFPA International Expert Group meeting, Montevideo...
  • Date 2 September 15

WWDA ATTENDING UNFPA INTERNATIONAL EXPERT GROUP MEETING, URUGUAY

Carolyn Frohmader from WWDA was invited to participate in the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Spanish Agency for International...

MEDIA RELEASE: VIOLENCE AGAINST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IS A NATIONAL SHAME

Thursday 27 August 2015 Violence against people with disability is a national shame Call to action Today, the Australian Cross...

Call for Urgent Action: End Violence Against People with Disability

Media Release: Call for Urgent Action: End Violence Against People with Disability The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) calls on...