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...
Enable Women to Earn an Income and Manage Their Periods Without Shame
In Tanzania, 80% of girls don’t have the ability to manage their periods hygienically due to a lack of access to purchase sanitary products as well as lack of ability to pay for them. In mountainous and rural areas, pads are almost impossible to find in stores, even if girls could afford them.
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.
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.
Fitted for Work believes that every woman is entitled to economic security and we believe the best way for a women to achieve this is through employment. We know that women have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, particularly regarding employment. Fitted for Work has a proven, simple and elegant formula that offers a profound return on investment.
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.
Funding for the EWA program cares for animals that belong to some of the most vulnerable and marginalised members of the community. At Lort Smith Animal Hospital, we care for the animals of people in crisis e.g. people experiencing domestic violence, mental health challenges, severe illness or homelessness, until the owner and their pet can be re-united with each other.
Plan International Australia’s Girls Education & Empowerment Fund is a multi-year giving initiative that super-charges your support to tackle the barriers that stop girls from receiving an education. It works by pooling your contributions with other donors to leverage it for more funding from Plan International’s institutional partners – effectively multiplying your impact by turning $1 into $2 (or more).
One of the most important things to say about the gender data gap is that it is not generally malicious, or even deliberate… It is simply the product of a way of thinking that has been around for millennia and is therefore a kind of not thinking. A double not thinking, even: men go without saying, and women don’t get said at all.
Caroline Criado Perez, Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
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.