“If women are healthy and educated, free from violence and have a chance to work and earn as full and equal partners in society, their families will flourish. And when families flourish, communities and nations will flourish.”
– Hilary Clinton, United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995

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Con Irwin Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports circuit-breaking solutions to discrimination, violence against women and children or inequality of educational opportunity.

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Essie Burbridge Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide leadership and achievement in cross-cultural understanding, and strategies for combating racism.

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Fay Marles Equal Opportunity Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide leadership training, research and education on equal opportunity issues.

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Jean McCaughey Social Justice Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports research projects that relate to women in the areas of homelessness, poverty and family well-being or strengthening local communities.

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Fairwear

In 2002, outworkers in the clothing industry were being appallingly exploited. 90% of the workers were women earning $2-5 per hour. They worked a 12-16 hour day, often in unsafe conditions.

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Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that increase the literacy, educational opportunities of women and girls or addresses barriers facing older women.

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Joan Hudson Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that provide positive and effective community supports for mothers and their children or young women from less advantaged backgrounds.

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Loula Rodopoulos Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that assist women recovering from mental illness or programs which encourage young and established female writers.

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Prue Myer Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports immigrants and refugees and other disadvantaged girls and young women and provides them with positive mentoring opportunities or ways to improve their educational outcomes.

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Christine Friday and Kathleen Pooley Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports Aboriginal community organisations with projects aimed at supporting Aboriginal women and girls in Victoria.

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Supriya Singh Sub-Fund

This Sub-Fund supports projects that financially empower women who have experienced violence and abuse or that deepen our understanding and communication of gender, money, power and control in intimate relationships.

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