Sex discrimination against women

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1114376

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.

Strategy

1 Nov 2017

This strategy document outlines the priorities over the coming year for Australia's current Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins.

Survey

Report

11 Oct 2017

This survey of Australian girls (aged 10 to 17 years old) offers a rare insight into how they experiences their world.

Report

7 Sep 2017

Culturally diverse female talent working in Australia are ambitious, capable, and resilient, and well positioned to contribute to their own and their organisation’s success in the 21st century.

Discussion paper

3 Sep 2017

The NT Department of the Attorney-General and Justice has released this discussion paper, as part of the review into the Anti-Discrimination Act.

Report

30 Jun 2017

This study assessed whether women and minorities are discriminated against in the early stages of the recruitment process for senior positions in the Australian Public Service (APS).

Research report

12 Dec 2016

The Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) of South Australia was commissioned by South Australia Police (SAPOL) to undertake a review about the nature and the extent of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and predatory behaviour in SAPOL and make recommendations to address it.

All current SAPOL...

Report

Survey

13 Oct 2016

Plan International and Our Watch commissioned this survey to obtain a deeper understanding of young women’s gendered experiences, their most pressing desires for change, and their insights into how to address gender inequality in Australia.

The survey found that while most young women and...

Report

11 Oct 2016

With feminism slowly gaining ground around the world – or, in some cases, taking backwards steps – it’s important to check just how far we have to go in achieving equality and freedom for all girls.

This report ranks the best and worst countries...

Research report

1 Jun 2016

Respondents to a survey of 1,054 Australian journalists between September and December 2015 believe discrimination remains rife in the industry.

Research report

9 Sep 2015

This report measures legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 economies. It provides quantitative measures of laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunities in seven areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, going to court,...

Commentary

Article

31 Jul 2015

This year New Zealand will become the 49th country to adopt a National Action Plan (NAP) on women, peace and security.

New Zealand’s draft NAP was released in May 2015. It focuses on five areas: (1) ensuring women’s involvement in decision-making within conflict and...

Research report

31 May 2015

At the ALP's 2015 National Conference in July, EMILY's List will be seeking rule changes to increase Labor women's representation to 50% by 2020.

To underpin this campaign, we have produced the Status of Women 2015 report (195) which provides an update on the...

Research report

27 Apr 2015

Bringing together human rights and economic policymaking, this report calls for far-reaching changes to the global policy agenda that will transform economies and make women’s rights, and equality, a reality. It takes an in-depth look at what the economy would look like if it truly...

Audio program

17 Mar 2015

Economics of Dignity. Marilyn Waring no longer believes that we should put monetary values on unpaid work and the environment. Instead she has developed a human rights approach that puts women and other vulnerable people at the centre. What would make women’s lives easier, safer...

Audio program

3 Mar 2015

Westpac has won much kudos over recent years for its efforts in attracting and promoting more women into management.

It appointed the first woman, Gail Kelly, to the post of CEO - the only one to date to run a Big Four bank in...

Research report

3 Mar 2015

Chief Executive Women has commissioned a series of Case Studies analysing genuine progress around diversity within leading Australian organisations which bought our original CEO Kit (now the CEW Gender Diversity Kit). We have drawn on interviews with staff of the organisations as well as researched...

Research report

23 Jan 2015

Today, hundreds of millions of women will collect firewood and water for their families, cook and clean, take care of the elderly, the young and the sick; all the while scratching a living from the poorest paid and most precarious jobs. Women’s labour – in...

Research report

25 Jul 2014

A review into discrimination related to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work after parental leave.

Executive summary

In 2013, the Australian Government asked the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, on behalf of the Australian Human Rights Commission, to undertake a National Review into...

Video lecture/presentation

23 Jun 2014

Join Fifth Estate host Sally Warhaft and guests Judith Troeth (former Liberal senator), Paula Matthewson (political blogger) and Danielle Green (Victorian Labor MP) to take a long hard look at women in the workforce – and in government – in Australia today.

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