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Welcome to Neve in plain English

Neve is a safe, accessible space. It is by and for women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disabilities. Here, we explore our shared experiences. Some experiences are hard. Some are empowering. Neve offers a place to learn and a place to take action.
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Where do I start?
A quick and easy starting point to find the information you need to use this website.
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Calm space
This section has supportive self-care resources. You can also use it with your friends and family.
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Our community
Learn more about intersectionality, diversity and the Women With Disabilities Australia community.
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Our stories

Past tense - A lived experience poem
I cannot speak of you in past tense
references to suicide, self-harm and mental health
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Disability and creativity - a lived experience story
Can autistic people write fiction? This may seem like a ridiculous question. It certainly was to me when I first heard it.
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Myth busting disability in the workplace - a lived experience story
Let me ask you a question: do you think any of the people in the above image have a disability?
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Destination: ADHD-Town. Population: Me - a lived experience story
ADHD is my low-rent superpower. What’s yours?
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Information and tools to empower you to get the most out of life! Explore how we can care for ourselves and others. We include information to help us heal and recover, get to know our bodies and get the most out of life.
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Violence and abuse
Many women and gender-diverse people experience violence and abuse. Violence can be physical, emotional or financial. It can make you feel isolated, ashamed and confused. You are not alone. Like everyone, you deserve to feel safe. In this section of Neve, we explain different types of violence and abuse. You can get a clear idea of how violence may impact you. You can find support. You can plan for a safer future.
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For professionals
This section is for people and organisations that support or work with women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disabilities. Here, you will discover a wealth of free courses, factsheets, and guides, all designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to support your work. We've also included a section for worker wellbeing, because we understand the importance of taking care of those who care for others.
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WWDA acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which this website was developed. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s physical and spiritual connection to this land and extend our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals who use this website, as well as community members and elders past and present. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander users are warned that this website may contain images of deceased persons.


May 7, 2024



WWDA Position Statement: The right to freedom from all forms of violence

All women and girls with disability have the right to freedom from all forms of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect.

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May 4, 2024



Sexual Health

Everyone has the right to have a happy, healthy, safer sex life with a consenting partner.

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May 4, 2024


1800 Respect Book 2: Learn About Rights

Easy English book about your right to be safe from violence.

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