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Women Shape the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Roundtable Discussion Summary

As Australia nears the end of its current National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (2012-2018) and look toward the development of the next iteration of the NAP, the Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women Peace and Security (‘the Coalition’) is focussed on amplifying the voices of diverse women in Australia and our region to inform policy development. 121 more words

Policy And Advocacy

Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security - Submission to Australia's Voluntary National Review (SDGs)

In July 2018, the Australian Government will be submitting its first Voluntary National Review on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda to the United Nations. The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security made a submission as part of this process which you can download here.

Australian Government

Echos from the dark

It’s been a while. It’s been a busy, busy while. Lots has happened, and lots is unfolding. Almost all of it is. . .promising.

Let me explain. 698 more words

Poverty And Food

Rural Hunger: Advocacy and Political Action

Rural hunger cannot be solved solely based on interactions with individuals. Advocacy must take place. Beyond providing food and food education, action must be taken on a communal, systemic, and economic level. 467 more words


Advocating for LGBTQ Youth

For my advocacy project, I attended a K-12 ally training at Humboldt State University (HSU) hosted by social justice educator Jessica Pettitt. The training was aimed at providing future educators the knowledge and skills they need to be allies to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning or queer (LGBTQ) youth. 231 more words

Policy And Advocacy

Parents Strongly Object to Report Calling for Local Funding of Special Education

In November of 2016, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), a nonpartisan nonprofit organization, released a report that examines California’s special education finance system. Specifically, the effects of the enactment of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), which aims to strengthen decision making at the local level by consolidating many state programs into district based grants. 174 more words

Policy And Advocacy

Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security's Submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper (2017)

Australia needs a transformational foreign policy, particularly on issues of peace and security, if we want to “deal with the world as it is” and influence the way the world responds to tension and all forms of violent conflict. 195 more words

Policy And Advocacy