International Disability Equity And Rights Strategy Submission 22 December 2023 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) welcomes the opportunity to present this submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade International Disability Equity and Rights Strategy consultation process.
The Australian Feminist Foreign Policy Coalition (AFFPC) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of a new International Gender Equality Strategy.
Following WD2023 in Kigali, members of the Regional Convening Partnership gathered to reflect on what we had achieved, and how we had achieved it. We hoped to identify lessons to support future regional organising for the Women Deliver 2026 Conference, and contribute to multi-stakeholder movement strengthening work more broadly.
Challenges for Feminist-Informed Foreign Policy: Militarisation and Australia’s engagements via AUKUS and NATO
In this AFFPC Issues Paper, we explore the contradictions and tensions that emerge in the framing of national security threats and whether there are opportunities for more inclusive peace and security as promoted by the principles of feminist-informed foreign policy. For example, amidst this focus on militarisation, when the Australian Labor Party (led by Prime…
In this Issue Paper, Founder and Head of Policy Analysis and Training at The Gender Security Project Kirthi Jayakumar explores how a feminist foreign policy approach can challenge the military industrial complex and be transformative in calling for the end of proliferation of nuclear weapons globally. Within this, she outlines the role Australia – as…
This AFFPC submission outlines the case for Australia to name a feminist approach to its work to advance gender equality through the International Gender Strategy.
Professor Jacqui True, Dr Amir Ahmadi and Professor Alison Ross call for all states to implement practical foreign policy options, including codify gender apartheid as a crime against humanity through resolutions of the UN General Assembly and other multilateral bodies, as tools to to hold the Islamic Republic accountable for crimes against women.