Gender

Journal article

01 Sep 2017

In 2005 in the Australian state of Victoria, significant changes were made to the defences to homicide. These reforms were in response to long standing concerns about the gendered operation of provocation and self-defence by feminist researchers and advocates, Law Reform Commissions, the media...

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Working paper

29 Aug 2017

Women are paid less,
but aren’t less valuable.
We blame sexism.

As in other OECD countries, women in New Zealand earn substantially less than men with similar observable characteristics. In this paper, we use a decade of annual wage and productivity data from New...

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28 Jun 2017

Gender has been a high-profile issue within the Army over the last five years. In response to Pathways to Change (PtC), Army has introduced significant changes in a short period. However, there is now a chance for Army to catch its breath and reflect more deeply and strategically about how it...

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27 Jun 2017

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. 

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07 Jun 2017

Australian men and women lead very different working lives. Men and women often do not work 'side by side'—but instead work in industries or occupations which are dominated by one gender or another. By international standards, we have a highly gender segregated workforce.

In 2015 ̶ 16,...

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Journal article

29 May 2017

Throughout the Western intellectual tradition, the separation of public and private life has been ubiquitous. Although the line of demarcation changes according to time and circumstance, the conjunction of the public sphere with the masculine and the private sphere with the feminine has remained...

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Guide

01 May 2017

This resource sheet provides information on terminology and phrases used within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) communities. This information is intended to help service providers and practitioners create safe spaces for members of these...

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30 Mar 2017

The gender pay gap is an issue that is racing up the political and boardroom agendas around the world. This paper discusses the practical and operational challenges for multinational companies facing a fast-changing legal and regulatory environment when it comes to monitoring and reporting their...

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Research report

29 Mar 2017

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...

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Guide

20 Feb 2017

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 19 ...

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Research report

13 Feb 2017

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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...

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Book

08 Feb 2017

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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 it...

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Journal article

24 Dec 2016

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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...

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Submission

10 Nov 2016

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...

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Commentary

Article

16 Oct 2016

In my job as a financial journalist, I spend a lot of time with blokes.

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. I compete with blokes to write the best economics...

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Conference paper

29 Sep 2016

In this paper, I introduce the concept of ‘big G’ and ‘small g’ gender to help conceptualise how actors in Victoria’s domestic and family violence (DFV) policy subsystem talk about and understand gender. Big G gender tends to be categorical, more fixed than fluid, and relates mainly to the state...

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Audio program

24 Aug 2016

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Gender neutral parenting and play is a big subject in Sweden. The country has recently adopted the gender neutral pronoun ‘hen’ – teachers are encouraged to say ‘good morning buddies’ instead of ‘good morning girls and boys’, and toy catalogues regularly show...

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Audio podcast

18 Aug 2016

This interview discusses the portrayal of women in Indonesian media and advertising, and how social stereotypes of gender roles affect the way women see themselves and interact with society.

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For this episode of Sub Rosa, Kate interviewed Firly Annisa, an...

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Working paper

01 Aug 2016

In the 1980s the Australian Personal Income Tax was highly progressive and family payments were universal. The system ranked well in terms of gender equity and female labour supply incentives. During the Howard years the progressivity of the rate scale declined dramatically despite rising...

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Audio interview

Audio program

29 Jul 2016

The Prime Minister's plan to tighten superannuation rules for wealthy Australians is continuing to cause him internal grief. Before he puts it to Parliament, New South Wales Labor Senator Jenny McAllister wants him to show how it will address the gap between men's and women's super balances. But...

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