This issues paper argues that the continued use of gender stereotypes and increasing reliance on images that sexualise and objectify women in advertisements undermines efforts to promote gender equality in Australia. The studies cited in this paper demonstrate that there is a clear business case...
XY is a website focused on men, masculinities, and gender politics. XY is a space for the exploration of issues of gender and sexuality, the daily issues of men’s and women’s lives, and practical discussion of personal and social change.
The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) 2017 reveals Australians’ knowledge of, and attitudes towards, violence against women and gender equality.
Using a representative sample of 17,500 Australians aged 16 years and over, the NCAS is the world’s longest-running survey of...
After five years of the W20, women and gender equality remain at the margin of the G20. There is a real risk of the W20 representing a one-off territorial gain at a frontier that could easily be pushed back again.
ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).
Gender equality won’t be possible for the next generation of women if adolescent girls, aged 10-19, continue to be left out of our aid and development agenda. This report reveals that there is a 'blind spot' when it comes to the inequalities faced by adolescent...
The Victorian Gender Equality Bill, an Australian first, aims to ensure that the public sector takes active steps to promote gender equality. This paper sets out the key reforms proposed by the Bill.
This practical guide draws together some effective strategies and tools to prepare for and respond to backlash and resistance to gender equality initiatives.
This report identifies six leadership competencies critical to successfully developing business opportunities in line with the Global Goals. Research highlighted in the report underscores that women in business can play a critical role in deploying these six competencies within more gender-balanced leadership teams.
Gendered violence is pervasive in Australian society, and is a serious every day health and safety issue for many Victorian workers. It is a workplace hazard with specific causes. By understanding the root causes of violence in the workplace we can more effectively prevent violence...
This report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. This year’s edition also analyses the dynamics of gender gaps across industry talent pools and occupations.
This survey of Australian girls (aged 10 to 17 years old) offers a rare insight into how they experiences their world.
Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.
Laboring in the new economy has recently drawn tremendous social, legal, and political debate. The changes created by platform-facilitated labor are considered fundamental challenges to the future of work and are generating contestation regarding the proper classification of laborers as employees or independent contractors. Yet,...
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...
This policy document is intended to drive cultural change within the legal profession, support the progression and retention of women barristers, and address the significant pay gap and underrepresentation of women in the superior courts.