Women

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Commentary

13 Feb 2018

Following trends on social media, ShelterSA has published this opinion piece, covering the relationship between viral movements such as #MeToo, and gender inequality and power.

Report

8 Dec 2017

The maternal mortality rate in Australia in 2012–2014 was 6.8 deaths per 100,000 women giving birth, which is among the lowest rates in the world.

Report

7 Dec 2017

This report calls on the Victorian government to bring the degrading practice of routine strip searches in women’s prisons to an end, arguing that there are modern and less intrusive alternatives available that can be implemented without compromisingprison safety.

Report

5 Dec 2017

Using AusPlay data collected from July 2016 to June 2017, this publication delves into the participation of Australian women and girls in sport and physical activity, and the difference between male and female patterns of behaviour.

Journal article

1 Dec 2017

Identifying factors related to risky sexual behaviour may contribute to preventive and interventional approaches to reduce negative mental health outcomes among young women.

Book

5 Oct 2017

The OECD believes that there is a strong need for further policy action to close gender gaps in education, employment, entrepreneurship and public life.

Research report

4 Oct 2017

Australia's 12 million females experience varying health outcomes across population characteristics like Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and age.

Briefing paper

30 Sep 2017

Though biological factors of sex and life-stage affect women’s nutritional needs, women’s food choices and dietary practices are strongly influenced by structural, social and economic factors. This paper explores various aspects of women’s health relating to food.

Research report

23 Sep 2017

This report explores various aspects of service delivery to migrant women who have been living in Australia for at least five years. It documents the nature and types of service available, and identifies best practice principles and key service gaps in service delivery for migrant...

Survey

Report

4 Sep 2017

The report outlines the results from a robust analysis of the data set on Twitter abuse against women MPs in the United Kingdom.

Book

18 Aug 2017

This volume brings the debates about women’s wealth in the Pacific back to the fore by critically revisiting and engaging with ideas about gender and materiality, value, relationality and the social life and agency of things.

Blog post

5 Jul 2017

How can programs supporting young women’s leadership make a tangible difference in the day-to-day lives of young women?

Audio program

22 Jun 2017

New figures show that the number of female perpetrators of domestic assaults in New South Wales has been steadily increasing over the past ten years - and it's not only against partners.

Audio podcast

22 Jun 2017

A target to achieve 30% female representation on the boards of Australia's largest companies is 'slipping out of reach', a recent report by the Australian Institute of Company Directors warns.

Audio program

13 Jun 2017

While women still only make up a small percentage of the overall prison population, their rate of imprisonment is rocketing.

Journal article

1 Jun 2017

This article examines the diagnostic and management issues when providing care for women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) in the primary care setting.

Research report

25 May 2017

Presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer.

Research report

18 Apr 2017

This resource looks at how sexual and reproductive health is experienced and understood by recent migrant and refugee women.

Commentary

Article

20 Mar 2017

If I ask you to picture an economist, what’s the first image that comes to your mind? I’m guessing it’s a man, probably with grey hair, a suit and a certain air of authority. And that’s not surprising: that is pretty much the public face...

Report

15 Mar 2017

This report shows that universities, individually and collectively, are taking action to increase women’s leadership in senior roles.