Sex differences

Report

6 Feb 2014

This pilot project, conducted with young people who identify as gender and sexuality diverse, was undertaken during 2012-2013. It was a collaborative project involving academics from the University of Western Sydney – Professor Kerry Robinson, Dr Peter Bansel, Dr Nida Denson, and Dr Georgia Ovenden;...

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24 Dec 2013

This paper reviews and synthesises Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families.

Introduction: This research paper reviews and synthesises Australian and international literature on same-sex parented families. It includes discussion of the different modes of conception or family formation, different family structures,...

Report

10 Dec 2013

Misconceptions about male sexual assault have a substantial impact on under-reporting. This resource sheet identifies research and data that dispel four of these misconceptions.

Abstract: In recent years there has been an increase in community awareness of male sexual assault. However, there are...

Report

19 Nov 2013

This report finds that girls and young women across Australia have achieved equity in education, but gaps remain in workforce participation.

About this report

In 2012, COAG and the Select Council on Women’s Issues asked the COAG Reform Council to report on...

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14 Nov 2013

This paper considers whether single-sex schooling affects gendered patterns in the uptake of science courses in year 11 and the development of science-related career paths. In particular, the author is interested in exploring gender differences surrounding the life and physical sciences. The author explores these...

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8 Nov 2013

This paper aims to contribute to and clarify the debate around false allegations of sexual assault by providing a summary of recent literature, including consideration of the classifications and methods of defining a false allegation, whether there is a prevailing scepticism around allegations of sexual...

Journal article

30 Oct 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (‘Indigenous Australian’) gay and other homosexually active men, transgender people and sistergirls are identified as priority populations in the Third Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy.

While there have been similar rates...

Journal article

6 Sep 2013

Abstract

The role of women in the Australian Army has undergone enormous change since the 1980s, resulting in a significant increase in employment opportunities for women. This article describes the changing nature of female employment in the Australian Army and the Australian government...

Journal article

6 Sep 2013

Abstract

Hazing, or bastardisation, has been the subject of repeated scandal in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for at least 40 years. At its most serious, as documented in the 2011 Piper Report, hazing is clearly criminal behaviour. This article uses the techniques...

Journal article

6 Sep 2013

Introduction

How might mixing the sexes affect the capability of small combat teams? As Australia integrates women into its combat arms, the policy challenges that sexuality presents may prove more enduring than those of gender. Objections to integration based on women’s capabilities are...

Fact sheet

29 Aug 2013

This fact sheet has been compiled primarily from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) average weekly earnings data set, that calculates the average full-time weekly earnings before tax of men and women, excluding factors such as overtime and pay that is salary sacrificed. Where data...

Report

1 Aug 2013

Summary

This report is the fourth in a series that builds the evidence base on the health of Australia's males. This report has a focus on males aged 25 and over, who comprise two-thirds of the Australian male population and encompasses diverse life...

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1 Aug 2013

Summary

The years from birth to young adulthood (ages 0-24) encompass a breadth of life stages in which males undergo major developmental changes and acquire important social and health behaviours. In 2011, 3.7 million males (more than one-third of the Australian male population)...

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25 Jul 2013

This paper argues that the financial disadvantage Australian women will face in retirement has nothing to do with whether they have a family.

Summary

There is much public debate about the role of 'choice' when it comes to women and work in...

Report

25 Jul 2013

This resource sheet provides an overview of the existing research on women's experiences of sexual harassment and street harassment. It also considers conceptual models of sexual violence that are inclusive of these experiences.

Women's experiences of street harassment and sexual harassment are focused on...

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23 Jul 2013

The Report of the Review into the Treatment of Women at ADFA (November 2011) (ADFA Report) made 31 wide ranging recommendations to effect significant cultural change.

The ADF accepted all the recommendations made – 30 in full and one in principle.

The Audit...

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22 Jul 2013

New research finds that the Australian mental health system is failing young men and suggests modern technology offers the potential to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Summary:

The first Young and Well National Survey, a scientific study of young men from across...

Report

13 Jun 2013

CEDA's 2013 Women in Leadership research explores business, economic and cultural aspects of Women in Leadership, including:

Barriers to equality of opportunity in the workforce; Unconscious bias and the consequences to women in the workforce; Implications of the current tax and transfer system and...

Journal article

2 May 2013

This article explores the criminalisation and governance of sexting among young people.

While the focus is on Australian jurisdictions, the article places debates and anxieties about sexting and young people in a broader analysis around concerns about new technologies, child sexual abuse, and the...

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11 Apr 2013

The Young People and Sexting in Australia report presents the findings of a qualitative study of young people’s understandings of, and responses to, current Australian laws, media and educational resources that address sexting.

The project, led by Dr Kath Albury involved a review of...

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