• 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 25 November – 10 December 2015

    The 16 days campaign raises awareness and galvanises action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

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  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Australia supports our partner countries, regional and international fora to take an integrated approach to ending violence against women and girls.

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  • DFAT launches Women in Leadership strategy

    Secretary Peter Varghese has launched a strategy to promote gender equality within DFAT and address barriers to the career advancement of women.

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  • Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial (2+2) Talks

    Delegations met in Sydney on 22 November for the Sixth Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations.

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