The Australian Government is committed to advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls at home, in our region and through broader international engagement.
- implementation of the Gender equality and women’s empowerment strategy
- oversight of the Gender Equality Fund to drive innovative gender equality initiatives
- engaging on gender equality issues in multilateral fora, principally through the Commission on the Status of Women, and a range of regional and specialist technical groupings.
DFAT is responsible for coordinating whole-of-government implementation of Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2021-2031, and supporting the Ambassador for Women and Girls.
Follow the Ambassador for Women and Girls on Twitter @AusAmbGender.