March4Justice organisers outline demands

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KEY DEMANDS OF MARCH4JUSTICE ORGANISERS

* Investigate gendered violence within parliament

* Stand down politicians who perpetrate violence

* Implement recommendations of Australian Human Rights Commission's Respect@Work report

* Ratify Convention on Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

* Strengthen Sex Discrimination Act so parliamentarians and judges are held to account for sexual harassment and discrimination

* Create code of conduct for federal MPs that includes prevention of gendered violence

* Mandate annual gendered violence and sexual harassment training for federal MPs and their staff

* Enact federal Gender Equality Act and conduct a national gender equity audit of all parliaments

* Lift public funding for gendered violence prevention from one per cent to world's best practice standards of nine to 12 per cent of the federal budget

* Ensure all Australian parliaments are gender equal by 2030