This paper explores the historical and contemporary socio-spatial patterns of political representation across the various local government areas within the Perth metropolitan region. In particular, analysis is focused on the gendered composition of (i) candidates who stand for local government elections; (ii) those elected as...
This article argues that Australia and the Australian Defence Force must look more deeply at the way men and women treat men, that men must be encouraged to open up and talk when they need help, and that suicide must be regarded not as an...
This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.
This paper draws on research undertaken in 2015 among coffee smallholders in Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, focusing specifically on some of the challenges faced by women coffee farmers in accessing financial services.
Calls for a rethinking of equality and efficiency in tax and social policy and provides new policy solutions.
This article describes how the unique partnership between the Army and the Australian Human Rights Commission was forged, and outlines the emerging themes across the combat brigades.
This article argues that legal professionals need to have information about how to utilise Victoria's new family violence provisions as well as ongoing training and professional development to promote consistent understandings of family violence across the criminal justice system.
This report argues that there is now a chance for Army to catch its breath and reflect more deeply and strategically about how it approaches gender issues in the longer term.
This data summary looks at the key stories collected in the Census, including the number of Australians counted, where we live, how old we are, where we were born, our religion, income, living arrangements and our housing.
This report seeks to provide practical steps to deliver fairer workplaces and a more efficient, innovative economy.
This article shows that substantive changes are occurring to reveal what was formerly invisible under the rubric of ‘private’, but invariably outside of the sovereign body of law.
The articles in this Strategic Insights paper, originally published on the ASPI Strategist website throughout March 2017, include analysis about what women, peace and security (WPS) means for Australia’s defence and national security.
The authors of individual pieces are Elisabeth Buchan, Amanda Fielding, Jenny...
This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth Parliament and the parliaments of New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia since the last update was published on...
This paper examines the appeal of Islamic State (IS) to Western women and explores how women can be employed in countering violent extremism (CVE) structures to prevent further involvement. It aims to deliver a comprehensive analysis for academics, policymakers and practitioners working...
Despite the plethora of research on gender and the many projects designed to improve their status in the Pacific region, women continue to be disadvantaged and marginalised in social, economic and political spheres. How are we to understand this and what does...
This study investigated the influence of victim vulnerability factors and gender on risk assessment for intimate partner violence (IPV). 867 cases of male and female perpetrated IPV investigated by Swedish police officers using the Brief Spousal Assault Form for the Evaluation of...
ECCV assisted the Victorian Government in its consultations with Victoria's culturally diverse community to inform the development of the Victorian Government's Gender Equality Strategy.
The consultations identified several key priorities for ethnic Victorian women including:
- a strong call for genuine partnerships with...
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I interview blokes. I go to lunch with blokes. I listen to blokes deliver budgets. I read statements by blokes on interest rates. I write up research by blokes....