Sustaining Economic Empowerment of Women – Anti Discrimination Frameworks

This CEDAW Training focuses in on Anti-Discrimination Frameworks supporting and sustaining Economic Empowerment of Women in Australia. This modular forms part of JERA International’s Human Rights Training Program for International and Australian Scholars.

Through training, networking and development of further educative tools and action plans, this module:

  • Familiarizes participants with common concepts and theses on CEDAW and its implementation
  • Investigates Sex Discrimination Frameworks and Policies and case studies in Australia
  • Exposes participants to a broad range of organisations and government strategies to the implementation of Sex Discrimination Frameworks, CEDAW and the strengthening of other Human Rights Instruments that strengthen the economic position of women in Australia and Internationally.
  • Inspires and encourages participants to build, refine and adapt Gender Action Plans for their communities of practice and government.

The training covers:

  • Gender Action Plans (Defining, implementing and monitoring GAPs and Gender Equality Strategies (GES’s)
  • Australia’s Anti-Discrimination Legal Frameworks
  • Equality in the Workplace
  • Supporting Equality in the Workplace
  • Preventing Violence Against Women and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Practical Case Studies