At the NCCA
The Gender Commission works to establish effective relationships with other groups.
NCCA Networks, Commissions and Working Groups
Please view the Departments and Projects sections of this site. Of particular interest:
- Indigenous Women's Network (NATSIEC)
- Decade to Overcome Violence
Ecumenical, Church and Interfaith Organisations
- Affinity Intercultural Foundation (Muslim interfaith organisation). Affinity was established in 2001 to build relationships between cultures and faiths, remove bigotry and build peace and harmony in Australia cooperatively with its partner organisations.
- State Ecumenical Councils
- WATAC (Women And The Australian Church). WATAC is Catholic by origin but ecumenical by membership. The name, Women And The Australian Church, grew out of the vision of the small founding committee who wanted ALL women to feel included whether they were active members of an institutional church or not.
- YWCA WomenSpeak Network. This has a particular focus on involving young women in developing responses to Australian federal policy and human rights issues.
- Christian Conference of Asia. For relevant media releases, click here. CCA supports the Asian Women's Resource Centre for Culture and Theology (AWRC), which was formed as a result of the 1987 Asian Women's Theological Conference.
- World Council of Churches Women's Programme Justice Peace and Creation. This has an interesting international perspective on issues such as women and violence, women and racism, women and globalisation, women and theology.
- Women's Desk in Asia and Pacific (word doc)
Other Links of Interest
- Child Wise. Child Wise is a not-for-profit organisation working to prevent, protect and reduce the sexual abuse and exploitation of children in Australia and overseas.
- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. This site was launched on 1 December 2004 and refers to the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, 'Women, Peace and Security'. This Resolution highlights the impact of war on women and girls and the importance of women's involvement in peacebuilding.
- UNIFEM Australia. UNIFEM is the UN Development Fund for Women. It provides financial and technical assistance to innovative programs and strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation and economic security.