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Women’s Forum Australia has made high level submissions to government inquiries, providing evidence-based recommendations to the issues facing women and girls in society today.
Women’s Forum Australia has made submissions to the following inquiries:
Women’s Forum is regularly asked for comment on a number of issues of concern to women by the media and Members of Parliament. We voice women’s concerns and are able to provide timely and informed input on public affairs.
Women’s Forum Australia provides commentary in the print media, as well as radio and television across Australia. In 2010, published opinion pieces explored the topics of:
Women’s Forum Australia advocates for advertising that does not exploit women. A key area of Women’s Forum Australia’s advocacy is making complaints to the Advertising Standards Board (ASB).
In 2010, Women’s Forum Australia’s complaint was upheld by the Australian Standards Board after it was found that the woman in the advertisement was inappropriately sexualised and portrayed as being primarily valued for her sexual availability.