Melbourne mum Janine Hendry sent the Tweet that called March4Justice into being. On March 15, 2021, 110,000 women and our allies marched at over 200 events around Australia.
- We want ALL women to be safe in Australia. First Nations women must be a priority. This means, end racial violence to First Nations women by the State. Stop the removal of First Nations babies and children from their mothers, and the assimilationist policies that harm families today. Support Voice, Treaty and Truth for First Nations people.
- We want to be safe at work and at home. This means, fully implement the 55 recommendations in the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Respect@Work report of the National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces 2020. Increase funding for domestic and family violence prevention and support services. Specialist services are needed. Services for children, Indigenous women, women with disability and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, for women in aged care and for trans and gender non-conforming people, as well as perpetrator intervention programs, should all be fully funded on a long-term basis. Address in all forums the gendered violence and inequality that affects members of LGBTQI communities.
- We want real action to end gendered violence and promote gender equality across Australia. This means: Independent investigations into public entities and public office holders for all cases of gendered violence, with referrals to appropriate authorities and full public accountability for findings. Independent investigations into public entities and public office holders for all cases of gendered violence, with referrals to appropriate authorities and full public accountability for findings.
Change budget policy and practice to promote gender equality and economic growth.
- We want criminal justice reform. This means: Criminal justice law reform with a consistent national approach to domestic and family violence protection orders and offences, and sexual assault laws and sentencing. A national review, led by all Attorney’s-General to develop new approaches to sexual assault trials and criminal procedure and systems that are survivor centred, and address bias in the law. Support the ALRC Report Pathways to Justice Report and the justice reforms for Indigenous Women.
- Transform social attitudes so that every person is safe in their homes, their communities and their workplaces
- Amplify the voices of women in Australia
- Support safe and fair workplace practices for women
- Advocate for systemic changes that encourage a society built upon equality
Yes you can. March4Justice postal address is Suite 246-117 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale NSW 2100. Your cheque should be made payable to “Women’s March4Justice Ltd”.
Unfortunately not. March4Justice (Women’s March4Justice Ltd) does not hold DGR status.
Visit our organisation page for our latest update on donations, expenditure and the funds remaining for future March4Justice activities. Women’s March4Justice Ltd accounts will be audited in accordance with relevant laws.