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Federation University Australia
Rural Women for STEM
Federation University Australia is Australia’s leading regional university. We support more first-in-family and social equity students than any other university and we create graduates who are job ready, with the skills that employers need to enhance their communities. Rural Women...
Women over 50 are the fastest-growing cohort experiencing homelessness in Australia and Under Cover follows an eclectic group of these women who are tough and determined, while experiencing homelessness. Their moving but optimistic portraits lay bare the flaws in our...
MDA's Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories report outlined that not only are those telling the stories on screen predominately Anglo –Celtic but so are those working in senior television news management roles are predominately Anglo –Celtic men. This project is designed to empower culturally and linguistically diverse female journalists, the requisite knowledge and skills to navigate climbing the ranks of leadership.
Free to Feed is proud to announce the Women’s Assembly. A pre-employment program designed for women seeking asylum and refugees facing severe isolation and profound barriers to connection, education and employment.
UNITY is aimed at girls and gender diverse people aged 10-12 in the Bankstown area. This 12-week early intervention music mentoring program teaches singing and songwriting through the lens of talking about what makes up healthy relationships with our community,...
The Comprehensive Sexuality Education Project aims to ensure all people have access to evidence-based, age appropriate and culturally safe CSE. The project focuses on designing and developing an ‘online resource hub’ for all people to access CSE information, education and...
Empowering women to bring clean energy access to the world's most neglected communities
Pollinate Group works with marginalised communities living in extreme poverty in India and Nepal who have been overlooked by most other development actors. Since 2012, our work has shown that with skills and support, women living in extreme poverty are able to access dignified employment and improve their quality of life.
Research commissioned by SisterWorks identified a lack of partnerships between not-for-profits and businesses as a ‘missing piece of the broader puzzle’ of migrant, refugee and asylum seeker employment. To bridge these gaps, SisterWorks is implementing a dedicated partnerships and careers support approach to simultaneously work at an individual level with Sisters to address barriers to economic participation whilst also focusing on partnerships with social enterprises and businesses that offer paid employment opportunities.
Each year up to 16 young refugee, asylum seeker and new migrant women will be engaged in The Social Outfit’s Retail Training Program. Recruited via our partner networks of settlement agencies, suitable trainee candidates are offered 3-months paid work-experience, one day per week, in retail customer service at The Social Outfit's clothing store in Newtown.
Too often, in the wake of crisis, the unique needs of women and girls are ignored or simply forgotten in response efforts and women and girls are left without the basics. UN Women works to ensure that when crisis hits, women and girls have the essentials they need by providing dignity kits, which include sanitary pads, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, underwear to restore their sense of dignity and a torch to help keep them safe. Just $20 can provide a dignity kit for a woman or girl in a crisis.
Women, nonbinary and gender diverse people will often share with our support workers experiences of feeling excluded, overlooked, devalued and even ignored when accessing supports and services. This highlights a phenomena that is evident throughout the community service delivery system...
Enabling bright girls from disadvantage to shine through education support
The HMEF Scholarship program highlights the role education plays in solving intergenerational disadvantage for high potential girls across Australia who are educated in government high schools and who come from low socio-economic circumstances.
Also known as Australian Women Donors Network (ABN: 28 141 197 471), Australians Investing in Women is a registered charity endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a deductible gift recipient (DGR1) under a special listing, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.