Gender equality

Discussion paper

6 Dec 2018

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...

Website

men, masculinities, and gender politics
5 Dec 2018

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.

XY is:...

Guide

Stakeholder engagement kit
30 Nov 2018

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...

Report

6 Nov 2018

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.

Submission

23 Oct 2018

ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).

Report

17 Oct 2018

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...

Discussion paper

21 Aug 2018

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.

Guide

23 Mar 2018

This practical guide draws together some effective strategies and tools to prepare for and respond to backlash and resistance to gender equality initiatives.

Report

6 Mar 2018

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.

Strategy

3 Mar 2018

Setting the Agenda is the ALP's national plan for action on gender equality.

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.

Report

Women's rights at work report
23 Nov 2017

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...

Report

2 Nov 2017

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.

Report

Plan International Australia national survey of girls aged 10 to 17-years old - October 2017
11 Oct 2017

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

Book

5 Oct 2017

The OECD believes that there is a strong need for further policy action to close gender gaps in education, employment, entrepreneurship and public life.

Blog post

19 Jun 2017

Given the enduring gender pay inequality evident in Australia, we need more people to keep banging on about it.

Report

15 Jun 2017

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.

Journal article

16 Feb 2017

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,...

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 strong call for genuine partnerships with...

Policy report

17 Oct 2016

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.

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