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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...

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...