#16Days: Inform

Information is power. Our first step towards eliminating gender-based violence is to be informed — about its drivers, nature and scope in Australia and around the world. Explore the resources below to get informed about gender-based violence.


Get informed

Violence against women is a cause and consequence of gender inequality. Family violence is the most pervasive form of violence against women, and is a violation of human rights. Gender equality is not just about equal numbers of men and women in positions of power and equal pay. While these are important, and will go some way in achieving equality, there's a need to transform social values, practices and structures that enable harmful gender stereotypes. → Read our policy position paper on gender inequality and family violence to learn more.

Our work 


Australia's Compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women → Read the report

Economic Security for Survivors of Domestic and Family Violence  → Read the report

Restoring Financial Safety: Legal Responses to Economic Abuse  → Read the report

The Right to Refuse: Examining Forced Marriage in Australia → Read the report

Policy submissions


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