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.

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.

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.

Commentary

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.

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

17 Oct 2016

The Law Council is committed to taking measures that ensure a level playing field for all members of the Australian legal profession. A major step towards this goal is the development of a National Model Gender Equitable Briefing Policy, which briefing entities now have the...

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

8 Mar 2016

This report by Catalyst Australia looks at the representation of women in leadership at companies included in the ASX50. This index lists Australia's largest publicly-owned companies that are considered leaders in their industry. This research assesses the ASX50 companies and gender equality in four areas:...

Journal article

24 Feb 2016

This paper uses Australian data from a national representative sample of Australian couples having their first child. Using data from before and after the birth of the child on a range of variables, including economic resources, gender attitudes, workplace flexibility, and availability of non-parental childcare,...

Discussion paper

Strategy

12 Feb 2016

The Victorian Government is developing a Victorian Gender Equality Strategy.

Advancing gender equality increases women’s safety, security and wellbeing by encouraging a society based on respect and equality.

Gender equality also has tangible benefits for Victoria’s social and economic prosperity, as more women...

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

1 Dec 2013

The commercial real estate and property sector is a vital part of the Australian economy. Compared to global peers, property companies in Australia and New Zealand are considered to be at the front of the pack in terms of acknowledging, measuring and managing Environment, Social...

Research report

7 Mar 2007

The picture that emerges from this assessment is not positive. Whereas Australia was once a leader in the global struggle for gender equality, this report makes clear that in recent years Australia has resiled from this commitment and many of the achievements of an earlier...

Research report

1 Jan 2000

This paper by Rhonda Sharp traces the development of gender-sensitive budget audits and their distinguishing features. It discusses the economic and political rationales for these exercises and the insights that are beginning to emerge from them. It concludes that realising the potential of these exercises...