International Women’s Day Statement IWD2024

International Women’s Day 2024 – Statement from President Chiou See Anderson. Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, I welcome and comment on three important reports/strategies released over the past […]

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, […]

UNSW advocating allowing childcare costs as a tax deduction

Childcare costs as a tax deduction opinion and research

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.

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.