Women's Safety Charter

1. Culture of Gender Equity

 
A culture where women are equal and well considered when designing places and services.
Design for Equality
Ensure women’s participation in the design and decision-making process is “business as usual”.
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Leadership
Executives create an environment where all staff are encouraged to participate.
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Champion & Participate
Tap into existing capability within your organisation to co-ordinate, advocate and participate in initiatives related to women’s safety.
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2. Commitment to listen, share and reflect

 
Communication, knowledge and evidence are key to influencing effective enduring change.
Communication
Share best practice around safety solutions and clearly communicate policies and principles on women’s safety.
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Data
Collect and share data insights to build a better picture of the issues and make informed decisions on how to resolve them.
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Reporting
Women are supported to report safety incidents and there is a clear, straight-forward process to get help if needed.
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3. Commitment to collective action and continuous improvement

 
Active participation through collaboration, united action and reflective practice.
Evaluation
Track and evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives implemented in your organisation.
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Collaboration
Actively collaborate with members of the Charter to build a safer city for women.
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Process
Design organisational policies and procedures to respond to evidence.
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Foundation partners

Participants

See the full list of participants signed up to the Charter.

Helpful links
This collection of websites, research and apps have been brought together by stakeholders throughout development of the Charter. They provide women, participants and the community with additional knowledge and understanding of the importance to create a city safer for women.
Becoming a participant
The Charter is designed to be used by small and large businesses, government, peak bodies and not-for-profit organisations – all of whom play a part in making our city safer.