Second Implementation Plan


The Second Implementation Plan of the ACT Prevention of Violence against Women and Children Strategy 2011 - 2017 [PDF 184KB] [Word 709KB]
Report on the 2nd Implementation Plan 2015-17 of the ACT Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children Strategy [PDF 371KB]
[Word 167KB]

Frontline Services Policy

The Housing ACT Domestic Violence Policy ManualExternal Link assists Housing ACT staff in their support of women across all aspects of service delivery, both where there are suspected concerns of domestic violence and where a woman identifies domestic violence in her own, and often her children’s lives.

Research

Women's Safety

ACT Government Response to the Disability and Community Services Commissioner’s Report “Developing an ACT crisis response to women with disabilities who experience domestic violence and sexual assault" [PDF 214KB] [Word 78KB]

Where do Older ACT Women feel unsafe, and why?
The Women’s Centre for Health Matters (WCHM) conducted a research project focusing on the issue of older women feeling unsafe in the ACT community. Specific locations were identified and recommendation made to improve these areas and ensure older women feel safe in their community.
Read more Where do Older ACT Women feel unsage and why? External Link

Encourage Support Act!: Bystander Approaches to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
The Australian Human Rights Commission’s new research paper is a comprehensive examination of the way bystander intervention can be applied to addressing sexual harassment in workplaces. Read more Encourage Support Act!: Bystander Approaches to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Safe at Home, Safe at Work Website
A new website Safe at home, Safe at Work External Link has been launched by the Safe at Home, Safe at Work Project to promote the introduction of domestic violence clauses in industrial instruments. The website has contains useful information and resources domestic violence in the workplace.

Women's Health

Health Status of Women in the ACT (2008) External Link

Equality Rights Alliance survey of women's experience of health services, Stronger policies and programs for women's health

Gender Equality

Strong Women, Great City - A Survey of ACT's Women with Disabilities
The Women’s Centre for Health Matters produced a survey to measure the ability of women with disabilities to participate in social, economic, political and cultural life, while also looking at the quality of access to services and screening programs. This document summarises the survey, the limitations and the findings.
Read more A Survey of ACT's Women with Disabilities External Link

Game-Changers: Economic Reform Priorities for AustraliaThis report aims to identify potential economic reforms to produce the biggest return and reforms that would be supported and seen as both desirable and workable. Female workforce participation is an area that this report discusses in depth. http://grattan.edu.au/report/game-changers-economic-reform-priorities-for-australia/ External Link

Gender Pay Gap Statisitics February 2015The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (Average Weekly Earnings Survey) shows that, in, the gender pay gap (based on average weekly ordinary time earnings of full-time adult employees) was 17.6 per cent.
Gender Pay Gap Statistics External Link

Safe at Home, Safe at Work Website
A new website Safe at home, Safe at Work External Link has been launched by the Safe at Home, Safe at Work Project to promote the introduction of domestic violence clauses in industrial instruments. The website has contains useful information and resources domestic violence in the workplace.

Australia Ignoring Hidden Resource (Women) Australia ignoring hidden resource

National Sex Discrimination Commissioner's Gender Equality Blueprint Gender Equality Blueprint

Champions of Change - a best practice guide of strategies to assist large organisations to increase the number of women in leadership roles Champions of Change

Equality Rights Alliance survey of women's experience of health services, Stronger policies and programs for women's health

Relevant Statistics

Gender Statistics at a Glance

Australian Bureau of Statistics Gender Indicators, Australia- Australian Bureau of Statistics Gender Indicators

National Publications

Australian Government Office for Women External Link - produces a number of publications relevant to women and girls in Australia.

Release of the National Implementation Plan for the First Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children External Link

International Publications

Division for the Advancement of Women External Link - (DAW) advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world. Its publications are developed as resources for governments, civil society and other relevant stakeholders, including entities in the UN system, to enhance work on gender equality, women's human rights and empowerment of women.

Not a Minute More External Link: Ending Violence Against Women - a UNIFEM report, provides an overview of women's efforts around the world to staunch domestic violence.

Gap Analysis Project

Gap Analysis Project Plan

Project plan for the gap analysis of the justice and support services for women in the ACT. [PDF KB] [Word 221KB]

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