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  • Now we feel like respected adults

    Di Kilsby with research conducted by International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA), WaterAid in Australia and Water Aid in Timor-Leste, 2012

    This report describes research that assessed the gendered outcomes of WaterAid’s (WA) water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) prog

  • The Post-2015 Agenda

    ACFID , 2013

    ACFID's recommendations for the Post 2015 Agenda outlines the results from an extensive consultation process from member a

  • ACFID and 'Value for Money'

    ACFID, Dr Thomas W D Davis, 2012

    This policy paper is designed to stimulate meaningful debate on 'Value of Money' and aid effectiveness and to assist


    ACFID Submission on DFAT Review of Overseas Aid Gift Deductibilty Scheme 2015

Other Resources

  • Factsheet regarding a childs right to participate

  • 2016: The Year in Queer Rights

    AIIA Australian Outlook, 2017

    2016 has not been a great year for queer rights. There has been an increase in discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Southeast Asia and in some parts of Africa. The world will also lose a champion of queer rights when Obama departs the presidency next month. The new Trump administration is unlikely to take up the cause, and it will be up to global grassroots organisations to continue the fight—while battling the odds.

  • At What Cost: The Human, Economic and Strategic Cost of Australia’s Asylum Seeker Policies and the Alternatives 2016


    This report explores the human, economic and strategic cost of Australia’s current policies which seek to deter asylum seekers from migrating to Australia by sea. It examines the impact of these policies in a domestic, regional and global setting, taking into account the unprecedented scale of global forced migration at present and the limited range of options currently available to those in the region with protection needs. It provides a set of alternatives which would bring an end to the harm that is being done and ensure the protection of a much greater number of refugees in the region.

  • Changes to Australia's overseas aid program under the Abbott and Turnbull governments 2013-2016: key policies and responses;query=Id%3A%22library%2Fprspub%2F4832715%22, 2016

    Since the election of the Coalition Government in September 2013, funding reductions as well as administrative and policy changes have been made to Australia’s overseas aid program. This paper outlines the key changes under the Abbott and Turnbull governments from September 2013 to June 2016.