The Way Ahead: An asylum system without detention – Women for Refugee Women (UK)

Latest report, The Way Ahead, lays out how to build an asylum process which does not rely on detention. It explores the views and experiences of women refugees to show the harms of routine detention and the need to build a fairer and more humane asylum system, based on engagement rather than enforcement. The Way … [Read More] The Way Ahead: An asylum system without detention – Women for Refugee Women (UK)

HRW Submission on Nauru to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – Human Rights Watch

Extract Human Rights Watch has documented numerous women’s rights violations in Nauru… This submission draws primarily on Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International’s joint research on Nauru. Since September 2012, Australia has forcibly transferred families with children, unaccompanied children, and single men and women to Nauru under Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and as part of the … [Read More] HRW Submission on Nauru to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women – Human Rights Watch

Brotherhood Update e-newsletter- Research & Policy Centre

Brotherhood Update October 2016: New social exclusion data – Private training providers – Refugee businesswomen – Regulations in dementia care – and more … Newly published data about the extent and patterns of social exclusion in Australia leads this Update. The enews also signals collaborative research about how private training providers cater for the needs of young people who … [Read More] Brotherhood Update e-newsletter- Research & Policy Centre

Australia’s Two Faces on Violence Against Women – Asylum Insight

Extract from an article by Gemima Harvey A woman seeking asylum on Nauru is equally as worthy of support as a woman who lives in Sydney or Darwin and needs help leaving a violent situation. Australia claims a strong commitment to stopping violence against women, but its efforts seem to be geographically constrained. When it comes … [Read More] Australia’s Two Faces on Violence Against Women – Asylum Insight

A platform for action – Australian Department of Social Services

Report from the national roundtable on responding to violence against culturally and linguistically diverse women and their children This platform for action arises from the first national roundtable on responding to violence against culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women and their children. The roundtable was held in Sydney on 7 August 2015 and was an … [Read More] A platform for action – Australian Department of Social Services

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