NCWA 2023 International Women’s Day Statement
NCWA 2023 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY STATEMENT Today, we come together to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. On behalf of NCWA, I wish to acknowledge the women who came before us, […]
NCWA Resolutions – Triennial Conference 10 November 2022
The National Council of Women Australia declared several resolutions at the NCWA Triennial Conference, 10 November 2022 urging the government to take on action in several areas.
UNSW advocating allowing childcare costs as a tax deduction
In this UNSW New Economic Policy Initiative paper “(Un)Taxing Child-care Boosting Choice and Labour Supply through Subsidised & Tax-Deductible Child-care in Australia” by Rosalind Dixon, Richard Holden & Melissa Vogt, the authors advocate allowing childcare costs as a tax deduction.
Respectable Radicals. A history of the National Council of Women of Australian 1896 – 2006
PUBLICATION: “Respectable Radicals: A history of the National Council of Women of Australian 1896 – 2006” By Marian Quartly and Judith Smart tells the story of mainstream feminism in Australia, of the long struggle for equality at home and at work, which is still far from achieved.
45 years on: What now in Contraceptives?
PUBLICATION: Knowledge is choice. Contraceptive options range widely – from the natural rhythm method, to male vasectomy and the latest non-daily methods of hormonal injections and implants. It is vital that information is available for women to make informed choices regarding all possible methods – if they wish.
FINDING SOLUTIONS Triennial Conference Report
PUBLICATION: This is the report of the National Council of Women Australia (NCWA) triennial conference, held 17,18,19 October 2018. The NCWA is a national non-government umbrella organisation and our vision is equity and security for all. NCWA has celebrated 120 years of operation and is a member of International Council of Women (ICW), the world’s oldest international women’s organisation, and the Asia Pacific Regional Council of ICW.
Report from Convention of Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
PUBLICATION: The CEDAW Committee consists of 23 experts on women’s rights from around the world that monitors implementation of the recommendations of the CEDAW Committee Countries who have become party to the treaty (States parties) are obliged to submit regular reports to the Committee on how the rights of the Convention are implemented.
Future Directions, Our Council Our Voice – Driving Cultural Change
PUBLICATION: The conference examined the underlying and root causes of poverty and homelessness in older women and violence against women. There was a diverse and respected mix of speakers with personal experience, practitioners and academics to inform and educate us not only on the problems that exist, but also the way forward. This report is a summary of the speakers and some recommendations for moving forward to make a difference.