The Australian Government is currently developing a new International Gender Equality Strategy.
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 Gender Equality.
Follow the Ambassador for Gender Equality on Twitter @AusAmbGender.