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...
The overarching program, The Whole Journey, provides comprehensive trauma-informed support program for women and children affected by human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Through their healing journey, survivors are supported to make choices ensuring their physical and mental health needs are...
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.
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.