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The Equality Institute

We are a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls.

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Our vision

A world in which diversity is celebrated, all people are respected, and power and resources are shared.

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Our Services

Research & Learning

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We promote shared learning and work to build the evidence base to better understand and address violence against women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region and globally.

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Creative Communications

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We offer creatives services and produce cutting edge multi-media content to transform social norms, drive more effective research uptake and advocate for prevention.

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Policy & Advocacy

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Through strategic engagement and advocacy, including gender impact assessments and evaluations, we shape policy and practice, in Australia and internationally.

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20 Countries And Counting

Global Impact

We work all over the world, across multiple sectors and within governments, local and international NGOs, academia, multi-lateral agencies and with donors.

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Latest Projects

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In Dili, Timor-Leste, EQI has piloted a new feminist leadership incubator, providing a transformational space of co-learning and self- and collective-care.

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11 members of the Tangentyere Women's Family Safety Group posing on a hike at Kings Canyon, some are standing and others sit. Trees and rocks surround them. They look happy.

The Tangentyere Women's Family Safety Group 2022 Annual Retreat

As part of the three-year “Tangentyere Collective Care project”, in April 2022, EQI facilitated a four day self-and collective-care retreat with the Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group.

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Research Priorities and Pathways for Progress

Research Priorities and Pathways for Progress: Mapping the Global Shared Research Agenda Against Australia's National Research Agenda was produced by The Equality Institute, in consultation with Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's ...

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The Tangentyere Women's Family Safety Group, with community champions and partners from Larapinta Child and Family Centre, Tangentyere Learning Centre, Connected Beginnings, and The Equality Institute. Photo taken at the launch of the research report on November 10th 2021 in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

"Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye! (Safe, Respected and Free from Violence)” Projects Evaluation

This study evaluates two of the Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation ’s primary prevention projects, Girls Can Boys Can and Old Ways are Strong , developed in partnership with Larapinta Child and Family Centre and italk Studios.

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Tarngajuku Pangukujuku Pirrjirdi Channels of Hope: Adaptation of ‘Hopeful, Together, Strong’ Framework

Alongside Lajamanu community members, EQI supported World Vision Australia ’s Channels of Hope for Gender program to develop the Tarngajuku Pangukujuku Pirrjirdi framework to prevent palka (family)-based violence.

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Sustainable Development Goals and Violence Against Women and Girls

Evidence suggests that unless we end violence against women and girls (VAWG) globally, we won’t achieve at least 14 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This paper explores the links between each of those 14 SDGs and VAWG.

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EQI’s Five-Year Organisational Vision and Strategy

As we celebrate our sixth anniversary and embark on the next five years, we present our 5-Year Organisational Vision and Strategy . This strategy serves as a roadmap to work towards our vision of a world in which diversity is celebrated, all people ...

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Our Work

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We are a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls (VAWG). How we work matters as much as what we do. We are values-driven and underpinned by feminist principles in the ways we work and how we ...

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“The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist ...

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We want to hear from you! Call us from Australia on (03) 7066 5421 , and ...

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Are you stuck on what to get the people in your life? Do you value buying ...

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