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Disability Royal Commission Public Hearings

The Disability Royal Commission is holding a series of public hearings around the country to gather evidence about violence, neglect, abuse and...

November newsletter from WWDA

Yesterday we sent out a WWDA Newsletter to our members and subscribers with updates from the team and the industry....

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Translated Resources

WWDA has produced an Easy English ‘What is Coronavirus‘ document to explain some key facts about COVID-19 in a simple...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Easy Read update 16 March 2020

Women With Disabilities Australia have produced an Easy English document on the current CoronaVirus (COVID-19) for women and girls with...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Easy Read update 16 March 2020

Women With Disabilities Australia have produced an Easy English document on the current CoronaVirus (COVID-19) for women and girls with...

Opinion: The Sterilisation of Girls with Disability: The State Responsibility to Protect Human Rights

‘The Sterilisation of Girls with Disability: The State Responsibility to Protect Human Rights’ provides an in-depth ethical and legal examination...

UN Calls on Australia to End Forced Sterilisation

WWDA welcomes UN calls for Australia to abolish forced and coerced sterilisation of women and girls with disability, and people...

WWDA Meets with Researcher To Talk Sexual Citizenship and Disability

Last week, founding WWDA member Helen Meekosha met with Dr Julia Bahner, a researcher from the Centre for Disability Studies...

WWDA Survey: Access to Healthcare: Summary Report

In March 2018, WWDA conducted a short survey to ask our members and friends about healthcare accessibility. We’ve compiled a...

WWDA Survey: The Right to Health

What’s your experience of accessing healthcare? We would like to hear from our members and friends about the healthcare accessibility...

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...

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...

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...