Advocacy

AFMW Advocacy

The AFMW is enthusiastic about supporting women and non-binary gender individuals and groups. We actively advocate for several key issues as listed below. The AFMW is often invited to attend seminars, workshops and presentations regarding equality, gender in medicine, gender discrimination and other topics as listed below. If you would like the AFMW to represent or advocate for you and/or to form a collaboration or partnership, please contact us.

News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

CSW65 Agreed Conclusions

View the brief summary of the CSW65 Agreed Conclusions. Prepared by Dr Magdalena Simonis President, AFMW , host of the AFMW CSW65 Parallel Event. The full version is also available to download. Aims of the Commission are for: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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Better Futures Australia Climate and Health Roundtable
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Better Futures Australia Climate and Health Roundtable

The AMFW President has been invited to join the The Climate and Health Alliance, Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, and New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association — as the Better Futures Australia Health Sector Working Group. 

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President's Update - march 2021
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

AFMW President’s March Update

A lot has happened in the month of March, so Dr Magdalena, AFMW President has taken the liberty to provide our members with this update.

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AFMW President writes to PM Scott Morrison
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

AFMW President’s Message to the Prime Minister of Australia

Dr Magdalena, AFMW President has written to The Honourable Mr Scott Morrison to express the deep disappointment and anger to learn of the culture which has been permitted to flourish in Parliament House, putting women at risk of harm, derision and neglect.

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With an AFMW membership, experience:

Career Development

Enjoy leadership development, networking & mentoring opportunities. Plus join the AFMW leadership skills database.

Professional Contribution

Become actively involved in key issues surrounding the health and wellbeing of women and children, in Australia and globally.

MWIA Membership

Automatic membership of the Medical Women’s International Association, an organisation with United Nations representation.

Special Event Access

Receive invitations to access and attend educational and social events.

Member Only Resources

Access to our members only discussion forum, directory, special updates and e-newsletters.

Interested in being involved?

We welcome new members and participation in AMFW activities.