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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People’s 2015

Today, 9th of August, is the International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples 2015. The WWDA Youth Network would like to...

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...

NATIONAL LAUNCH OF PEER-LED NETWORK FOR YOUNG WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES

MEDIA RELEASE Today, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, is launching the WWDA...
  • Date 30 July 15

WWDA RELEASES ACTIVITY WORKPLAN 2015 – 2016

WWDA  is proud to announce the release of the WWDA Activity Work Plan for 2015-2016 Our workplan embeds and reflects the key...
  • Date 29 July 15

OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE WWDA YOUTH NETWORK

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women AND Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Invite you...

WWDA News – Youth Network Launch

WWDA Youth Network is here! Join WWDA and Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women...

WWDA News 1 July 2015

In This Edition Australian disability advocacy framework review Australian disability education Senate Inquiry General news International news WWDA Youth Network...
  • Date 1 July 15

WWDA News 1st July 2015

In this Edition Australian disability advocacy framework review Australian disability education Senate Inquiry General news International news WWDA Youth Network...
  • Date 1 July 15

Feature: Addressing Violence Against Women With Disabilities

Contents WWDA project featured in The Guardian Carolyn Frohmader photographed for portrait project WWDA Publication: Preventing Violence Against Women New...

WWDA News 10 June 2015

In This Edition Policy submissions Events and activities General news WWDA Youth Network Recent WWDA Policy Submissions WWDA has been...
  • Date 10 June 15

WWDA THINK-PIECE: ‘PREVENTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS WITH DISABILITIES: INTEGRATING A HUMAN RIGHTS PERSPECTIVE’

Women With Disabilities Australia: ‘Preventing Violence against Women and Girls with Disabilities: Integrating A Human Rights Perspective’. By Carolyn Frohmader...

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES FIGHT TO KEEP THEIR CHILDREN

“In 2007, Alice Goltz gave birth to a baby girl. But before she left the hospital, she says two men...

ABUSE, VIOLENCE AND NEGLECT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IS A CRIME. SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT

Speak out. Speak up. Please contribute to the Senate Inquiry into Violence and Abuse Against People with Disabilities in Institutional...

WWDA News 20 May 2015

In this Edition Violence and Abuse Senate Inquiry National Disability Employment Framework Consultation Sue Salthouse appointed to PM’s Advisory Panel...
  • Date 20 May 15

STOP THE VIOLENCE AGAINST ABORIGINAL WOMEN AND GIRLS

STOP THE VIOLENCE AGAINST ABORIGINAL WOMEN AND GIRLS. TAKE THE PLEDGE [Infographic] Image of young female Aboriginal child. Text reads...

I STAND FOR MERCY

[Infographic] Image of hand reaching through prison bars with text overlay which states: “no one shall be subjected to torture...

SPEAK OUT! SPEAK UP!

[Infographic] “Violence perpetrated against people with disability in institutional settings are NOT “service incidents”. They are CRIMES! Please contribute to...

WWDA SUBMISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS ON THE RIGHTS OF ADOLESCENTS

In early 2015, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child announced its decision to develop a General...

WWDA Submission to CRPD Committee on the Right to Education

In April 2015, the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will meet for its 13th session. As part...

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...

National Campaign to End Violence and Abuse against People with Disability in Residential and Institutional Settings

‘Letter to the Australian Prime Minister, Hon. Tony Abbott’ (January 2015) For more than a decade, Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs),...

Women With Disabilities Australia: Report from the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) 53rd Session – Review of Australia (November 2014)

In October 2014, Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) successfully applied to the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) [Disability International Participation...

WWDA ANNUAL REPORT 2013 – 2014

This years Annual Report from Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) provides a summary snapshot of WWDA’s key projects and activities...
  • Date 13 November 14

SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE INQUIRY INTO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

This joint Submission to the ‘Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia’, has been written by Carolyn Frohmader (Women With...

NEW REPORT: Torture in Healthcare Settings

‘Torture in Healthcare Settings: Reflections on the Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2013 Thematic Report’ brings together contributions by more than...