Local: Comunidade Morro do Mocotó
Instituição: Igreja Bola de Neve Florianópolis
When looking at the stories told by women with disabilities, we realised that violence was a recurrent theme, something women could potentially face on a daily basis.
The likely impact of these changes has been overstated because of misunderstandings about how the Charities Act framework operates. Once the changes take effect, we expect most disposals by registered charities that are also registered providers of social housing will be eligible for self-certification under the Charities Act. Self-certification is not onerous; it involves taking appropriate professional advice but does not require an order from the commission. The steps to be taken in order to self-certify are, on the whole, basic steps that you would expect responsible charity trustees to be taking.
None of this is bureaucratic red tape. The legal framework supports trustees in making responsible and well-informed decisions about charity property, and provides safeguards to deal with conflicts of interest and protect the interests of