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Stop budgeting like it's 1983: Reinstate the Women's Budget Statement

The Women’s Budget Statement was introduced in Australia in 1984 and dropped by Tony Abbott in his capacity as Minister for Women in 2014. It's an essential mechanism for ensuring the budget delivers gender equality. Before it was abolished it provided a comprehensive overview of how much budget allocations across different...

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No woman should be left without the support she needs to escape abuse

Most Australian Governments are still leaving women without the service support they need to escape family violence. Escaping an abuser can be difficult and dangerous - in fact, the time in which a woman tries to escape is a time she's in increased danger. That's why ensuring the services women...

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New survey results: Which Uni residences are training to prevent sexual assault?

To all Australian University Residences, We urge you to do everything possible to prevent sexual violence on campus. As a first step, we call on every university residence to implement best-practice training in sexual consent and prevention of sexual violence for all students and relevant staff.

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Get comfort dogs into Australian courts

Domestic violence and sexual assault are some of the most traumatic experiences imaginable -- and many survivors find the prospect of going to court extremely daunting. Every day, survivors – including children – are expected to re-live what can be the worst experiences of their lives. It's intimidating, re-traumatising, and...

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NSW deserves safe and legal access to abortion care

It’s 2018, and a person can still be criminally charged for seeking or providing abortion care in NSW. Aside from being incredibly backwards and outdated, these archaic laws compound the distress and financial burden faced by people who need to end their...

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Uni Residences: Invest in training to prevent sexual assault

Young women attending universities are being sexually assaulted at horrifying rates - and last year's Australian Human Rights Commission report shows that those living in uni residences are at a particularly high risk. Training in consent and sexual violence is absolutely critical to address sexual violence on campus. Students should...

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Minister: Act urgently to prevent rape at universities

Everyone deserves to learn in a safe environment. But right now, hundreds of university students are being sexually assaulted every week.[1] And media reports show that too many universities and residences are failing to adequately prevent or appropriately respond to this violence. It’s time universities and residences...

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Vic Police: Focus on perpetrators of violence, not the victims

Last week Eurydice Dixon was raped and killed on her way home from work. In response, a police superintendent said: "people need to be aware of their own personal security...make sure you have situational awareness". Sign the petition calling on our police forces to do better when responding to violence...

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SA MPs: vote yes to safe and legal access to abortion care

We all deserve to feel safe and in control of our lives, but right now archaic abortion laws deny South Australians the right to make decisions about their own healthcare. They particularly hurt women living in rural areas. The good news is, today new legislation...

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