Two weeks ago the third Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security (NAP) was released.The Report Card acts as a shadow report on Australia’s progress against the goals and actions set out in the NAP. It is developed by a team of representatives from the Australian Council for International... Read More +
Last time, we looked at the UNSCR 1325 as the centrepiece of the international women, peace and security agenda. UNSCR 1325 and the six subsequent resolutions that expand upon it set a framework for the participation and protection of women and the prevention of gender-based violence. As a UN Member Nation and an active contributor to peace... Read More +
Last time we looked at gender inequality as a moral, economic, social and political challenge. This time, we are turning our attention to the challenge of gender inequality in the peace and security sector, beginning with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325). UNSCR 1325, passed in October 2000, was an international... Read More +
Today, May 26, is National Sorry Day. Sorry Day is an annual event held to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Australia’s Indigenous communities. It was first held in 1998 following the release of the Bringing Them Home Report, which focused on the forced removal of children from their families over a period spanning most of... Read More +
Over the next few weeks we are going to have a series of posts on women’s participation in international development, with a particular focus on the peace and security sector. This is leading up to what will be a very exciting announcement.Today, we begin with a brief exploration of gender equality, recognising it not only as a moral challenge,... Read More +
In this, the 8th Ideas in Brief, Rosalie Willows highlights the importance of strengths-based policy responses to Closing the Gap in social outcomes between Indigenous and other Australians. Ideas in Brief is a series of short publications that explore social, economic and environmental development issues within Australia and the broader Asia... Read More +
Yesterday's national Close the Gap Day was an opportunity to reflect on 10 years of work towards improving measures of wellbeing for Indigenous Australians. In the past few years, Sustineo has been fortunate to be involved in a number of successful and rewarding projects focused on key CTG policy areas of training, employment, and education. While... Read More +
 At Sustineo we recognize, support and promote women and girls as key agents of positive change. Today, on International Women’s Day (IWD), we celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women and girls. This year’s theme #pledgeforparity focuses on the need for all of us to recognise the barriers to women’s full... Read More +