Australia, we have a problem!

There is an epidemic.

Femicide. Gendered violence.

It’s time for our real men to stand up!

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A woman who persisted after she was given an explanation and warned.

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Jetstar awarded AWE’s Wooden Spoon for their 53.5% gender pay gap.

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Winner of the Goodreads Choice Best Debut Novel Award.

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Woman Watch

Good stuff happens. This is our tribute to women who go the distance, or step up, and deserve recognition. Some names will be familiar to you, others will not. Some are ‘still persisting’.


Woman Watch

Seriously! Some things are just groan-worthy. We catalogue setbacks, slipups and snafus that impact negatively on the achievement of our goals, for a variety of reasons.


40 years of advocacy

AWE has worked for the past forty years towards the full participation of women and girls in all aspects of today’s world. There is still much work to be done.


30 years of research

Redress was first published in 1992, over 30 years ago to explore the challenges that exist to the full participation of women and girls in all facets of society.


Australia has a problem

‘Counting Dead Women’ shows that femicide is an epidemic and 10 women are hospitalised every DAY because of assault injuries perpetrated by a partner.


Worth a look

The space covers books, films and media that offer a positive view of women or reflect the work of women. If you know of a worthy inclusions, let us know.