Saturday 23rd January 2021

WaterAid: Keeping girls in school through improved reproductive and menstrual health

WaterAid and Marie Stopes International Australia (MSI) are working on an integrated health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project that aims to contribute towards increased school retention in girls through reducing unintended pregnancies and improving menstrual health, while strengthening women-led business for the manufacture of accessible hygiene products in…

Charities in the spotlight

Health advocates

Heart Foundation announces 2020 Active Australia Innovation Challenge winners

Cultural dance workshops for people with vision loss; an “exercise bingo” game for over-65s; skateboarding and scooting workshops for youth in a remote town; and a group exercise program for carers of people with Parkinson’s Disease. These are all winning projects in the 2020 Active Australia Innovation Challenge, the Heart Foundation…

Environmental defenders

Opinions from changemakers

The Advocate is here to help promote the causes of not-for-profits and charities – Australia’s changemakers. 

We’re passionate journalists writing for positive change.