ACFID Child Rights Community of Practice, 2016
This YouTube link hosts two Child Rights Community of Practice videos. The first is the “ACFID Child Rights Symposium” This...
The new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which came into effect on 1 January 2016, are a landmark agreement
Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (hereafter called the NAP), is an essential document for implemen
2015 has been an important year for the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in terms of both developments and challenges.
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
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.
Just Associates, 2016
The Making Change Happen section offers a series of articles and JASS publications that describe and analyze key aspects of how social change happens to advance women’s rights, including discussions on power dynamics and strategy.